Ukrainian Independence Day Concert

August 26, 2023, 4 pm Ukrainian Pioneer Park, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

Join the Ukrainian community of Calgary in a celebration of Ukrainian Independence Day 2023 with a concert, food, and outdoor entertainment. Celebrate the beauty of Ukrainian culture with friends and family, meet neighbours and newcomers, and connect with the community. Concert entertainment will include local Ukrainian soloists, choirs, and performing groups. Performers will be announced soon.

In addition to the concert, there will also be children's activities, as well as food and Ukrainian items for sale in support of Ukraine. Come visit our welcome booths by local Ukrainian organizations, to learn more about Ukrainian organizations in Calgary, how they are supporting our community here and those in Ukraine, and how you can becom involved!

This concert will take place outdoors, rain or shine! Although some seating will be provided, you are also welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets, and please dress for the weather!

Emergency Rally Stand with Ukraine - Kakhovka Hydroelectric Plant 

June 6, 2023, 6 pm Poppy Plaza, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

The Ukrainian community of Calgary will hold an emergency rally at the Poppy Plaza in response to the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine. 

According to Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Russian Federation blew up the dam at the Kakhovka Hydroelectric plant, with 24 settlements already flooded and putting 40,000 people at risk of flooding. Thousands are already being evacuated from the region, despite Ukrainian authorities reporting Russian shelling in the area.

The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam is a “monumental” catastrophe, according to UN chief Antonio Guterres. Devastation is expected on a humanitarian, economic, and ecological levels. The dam also supplies water to Crimea as well as Europe's largest nuclear power station at Zaporizhzhia.

Alley of Living Memory

June 3, 2023,  9:00 am Ukrainian Pioneer Park, Calgary | Ukrainians of Calgary Association

Tree planting in commemoration of people who lost their lifes during the russia -Ukraine war. The meeting will start at 9:00 am, following by the tree planting with support provided by the City of Calgary Urban Forestry at 10 am.

March for VYSHYVANKA in recognition of International Vyshyvanka Day

May 18, 2023, 6 pm East Village near the Music Pavilion, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

In Ukraine and around the world the third Thursday in May is marked as Vyshyvanka Day. On Vyshyvanka Day, Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine around the world wear a Ukrainian embroidered shirt to show their support for the Ukrainian people and as a symbol of unity and solidarity. We are meeting in East Village near the Music Pavilion. Here we will take a group photo in the shape of a Tryzub. From there, we will march along the bow river towards Prince's Island Park, cross the river, and march along Memorial Drive to East Village.

18:00 Meet at on the field next to the Music Pavilion in East Village

18:15 Live Tryzub group photo

18:20 Start walking towards Prince's Island Park

Cycling For Ukraine: A Fundraising Rally and Meet & Greet with the Athlete Cycling Across Canada for Ukraine

May 14, 2023, 1:30 - 3 pm Peace Bridge, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

This spring, Ukrainian-Canadian cyclist Dariy Khrystyuk will cover more than 5,300 kilometres by bicycle to raise money for Ukraine and Ukrainians who have become victims of war. With every mile of the long and difficult journey from Vancouver to Quebec City—and every dollar donated - funds are raised and dispersed to established Ukrainian charities dedicated to medical aid and rebuilding Ukrainian infrastructure.

Donate here to Dariy’s campaign: GoFundMe - | Interac Transfer - | Paypal -

You can follow Dariy’s route on his Facebook page ( and Instagram (@dariy_khrys).

Let's support the brave young man in his cross-country journey for Ukraine! Slava Ukraini!

Weekly Rallies - #StandforUkraine

Every Sunday, 1:30 - 3 pm Holodomor Monument, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

To express our support to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Community will meet weekly to raise awareness of the war. For the rally, bring Ukrainian flags, posters of support, and blue-yellow colours.

Candlelit Vigil for Ukraine: 365 Days of Resistance 

February 24, 2023, 6 - 7 pm in Municipal Building, Calgary | Ukrainian Canadian Congress - UCC Calgary Branch 

While we commemorate 365 Days of Resistance to Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it is actually the 9th anniversary of war in Ukraine after the annexation of Crimea and invasion of Eastern Ukraine in 2014. 

Вічна пам'ять Героям і Героїням України та всім жертвам цієї несправедливої війни. У День Перемоги ми визнаватимемо, що Україна своєю кров’ю вела весь цивілізований світ у безпеку. Слава Україні! Героям Cлава!

The Annual Holodomor Commemoration

Конгрес Українців Канади - Відділ Калґарі запрошує Вас прийняти участь в важливій події для нашої громади і міста - вшанування пам’яті жертв Голодомору 1932-33 - геноциду українського народу. 

Community Outreach Presentations

Fisher Law will be providing free ONLINE webinars on how Ukrainians can transition from temporary CUAET status to permanent residence. With our Ukrainian Canadian immigration lawyer Anzhela Said (, we can now provide this information in Ukrainian and English.

Registration Link

While working in community with CIWA, CFN, CLG, CCIS, ECLC, the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and other organizations (, we get asked many questions by Ukrainians (and their employers and supporters) about how to stay in Canada permanently. This, of course, entirely depends on an individual's work experience, English or French language skills, and education, but there are a variety of immigration streams for Ukrainians to be aware of as they look to make this transition.

The webinars will be one hour ONLINE presentations by lawyers Anzhela Said and Rowan Fisher at the following times:

(All times are in Mountain (Calgary AB Canada) Time)

In Ukrainian by Anzhela Said:

Tuesday 01 November 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

Tuesday 08 November 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tuesday 15 November 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

Tuesday 22 November 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tuesday 29 November 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

In English by Rowan Fisher:

Thursday 03 November 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday 10 November 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday 17 November 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday 24 November 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday 01 December 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day Flag Raising Event on Wednesday, September 7, 2022

On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, please join the Ukrainian Community at McDougall Centre (455 - 6 Street SW, Calgary) where between 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. for the Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day flag raising event. This date commemorates the first Ukrainian immigrants who arrived in Canada on September 7, 1891 and acknowledges the many contributions Albertans of Ukrainian heritage have made in this province since then. The Government of Alberta is proud to recognize how Albertans of Ukrainian heritage continue to play a pivotal role in shaping Alberta’s economy and communities. Flagpoles are located on the east side of the building.

Ukrainian Independence Day Concert, Sunday, August 28, 2022

On August 28, 2022, at 1:00 pm, please join the Ukrainian Community in Calgary for an outdoor stage show and fair to mark the 31st Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence. The event will take place in Ukrainian Pioneers Park, at the intersection of 7th Ave. and 6th St. NE. 

Ukrainian Independence Day 2022: Flag-Raising Ceremony and Rally, Wednesday, August 24, 2022

August 24, 2022, marks the 31st Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence since the fall of the Soviet Union. Please join the Ukrainian Community in Calgary at 7 pm at Calgary Municipal Plaza (800 MacLeod Trail S) to support our unshakable conviction to remain free, democratic, sovereign, and self-determining - despite all russian interference, occupation, and invasion.

Ukraine Will Prevail Rally and March for Victory on Sunday, August 7, 2022

On August 7th, the Ukrainian community members joined at Poppy Plaza to call the world to recognize russia as a terrorist state.

Stand with Ukraine rally on Saturday, July 30, 2022

On July 30th, the Ukrainian community members joined at Peace Bridge to commemorate the fallen warriors, who were killed while imprisoned by russian forces.

War Is Not Over - Stand with Ukraine rally on Sunday, July 24, 2022

July 24th marked five months since russia embarked on its large scale attack of Ukrainian sovereign territory, further invading a a country already beset `by war and illegal annexation of Crimea since 2014. Numerous representatives of the Ukrainian community in Calgary as well as people from other communities, rallied together in support of Ukraine and to denounce the heinous terrorism of the russian state.