Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council Official Statement Gene Zwozdesky 1948 – 2019 Briefing: The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council extends sincere condolences to the Zwozdesky family. UCC-APC and the Ukrainian community will deeply miss Gene’s dedication and commitment. His passion for and support of arts and culture was felt throughout his work…

Support the preservation of the original home of the Stelmach family at the Ukrainian Village! The Stelmach House Learning Centre is the ancestral home of Alberta’s first Premier of Ukrainian descent, Ed Stelmach. Built by his grandparents, Dora and Mykola Stelmach in 1918, the Stelmach House Learning Centre pays tribute to the hard work and…

SPECIAL OPEN TOWN HALL MEETING UKRAINIAN CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF EDMONTON Date: Thursday, March 08, 2018 Speakers: Hon. Mustafa Nayyem, Ukrainian MP Ksana Nechyporenko, director and co-founder, Go Global initiative Topic: Promote Go Camp volunteer opportunities and general discussion of current events in Ukraine ***OPEN MEETING – ALL ARE WELCOME*** Program: 6:30 PM…

Come out to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, August 13th, from 9 to 5, to celebrate all things Ukrainian. This year marks the end of the special celebration of the 125th anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada, as well as a special tribute to Canada 150. Our main event is a concert showcase starting at 2…

The Holodomor National Awareness Bus has arrived in Alberta! The Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council is pleased to announce that the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC) is officially on the road in Alberta, spreading the awareness about the man-made Famine of 1932-33 in which millions of Ukrainian were starved to death. The Holodomor Mobile…

Bitter Harvest Film Screening   March 3, 2017  Released in Theaters across Canada  On MARCH 3rd, 2017, the film “BITTER HARVEST” will be released in theaters across Canada! A love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-33 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian-Canadian Ihor Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the famine-genocide to…

OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in mourning today for the millions of victims of the Holocaust. On the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, we honour the memory of the victims of Nazi Germany – the millions of Jews, Ukrainians, Poles, Roma – and many others…

It’s been 83 years since more than four million Ukrainians died during the Holodomor, a famine between 1932 and 1933 that has been recognized as genocide by the province of Alberta. The Holodomor genocide was engineered by Joseph Stalin to starve Ukrainians and crush the country’s independence movement. Students learn about Ukrainian genocide Leo Korownyk was born in 1930 and…

The fifth bill in Alberta’s history to pass with unanimous consent in a single day,Alberta’s Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act, recognizes the enduring contributions of Albertans of Ukrainian heritage to the province. Front row: Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffmann, Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine, and Deron Bilous,  Minister of Economic Development and Trade The Act states that,…

Here is the list of the new Hetman 125 recipients. We congratulate all organizations and institutes that have been selected. This year there were no nominations, but a comprehensive research process that included historians, community members, and scholars. After a preliminary list was completed, an anonymous group of adjudicators reviewed and vetted further to produce…

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