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08.02.2017

Dear Member of the Ukrainian Canadian Community, We encourage you to reach out to your local MP and express your opinion as to what the priorities in Canada-Ukraine relations should be. Please find below a copy of the latest press release issued by the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), outlining priorities for the Government of Canada in Canada-Ukraine relations...



08.02.2017

In light of recent elections in the United States and the deteriorating security situation in Eastern Europe and other volatile regions of the world, the National Executive of the League of Ukrainian Canadians would like to outline our vision of key priorities in Canada – Ukraine relations in 2017 and beyond. The current unstable global climate requires principled and resolute leadership on behalf of the West and its allies. After the popular Maidan uprising in Kyiv three years ago, Russia seized and illegally annexed Crimea from Ukraine and launched a war in the Donbas, Ukraine's eastern region. In response, Canada, the US, and the EU sanctioned Russia and provided significant assistance to Ukraine. Therefore, now is the time for Canada and its allies to increase support to Ukraine given its progress in implementing important reforms and the continuous existential threat to Ukraine from Russia...



08.02.2017

New OSAP calculator consistent with MPP Baker’s proposed online tool for students and families...



08.02.2017

Staff Sergeant George Narozniak is the recipient of this year’s Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Youth Service Volunteer Award. Staff Sergeant Narozniak received his award in 2016 at the OACP's annual conference. A 25-year member of the Service, S/Sgt Narozniak is passionate about community engagement and has been a lifetime active member of the Canadian Ukrainian community...



08.02.2017

The Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, and CIUS Press announce the publication of a new volume of Mykhailo Hrushevsky’s History of Ukraine-Rus'. The new English-language volume 3, like the eight volumes previously published (between 1997 and 2014), was prepared by the Jacyk Centre’s Hrushevsky Translation Project. With its appearance this year, volume 3, subtitled To the Year 1340, also marks the 150th anniversary of Mykhailo Hrushevsky’s birth...



08.02.2017

The accompanying text is the inaugural lecture delivered on September 20, 2016 by academician Professor Dr. Paul Robert Magocsi on the occasion of his having been nominated Honorary Professor at the Ivan Ohiienko National University of Kamianets’ Podil’s’kyi...



02.02.2017

Valentina Kuryliw, Director of Education at the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta), visited Ukraine in September 2016 to conduct teacher training sessions as part of a symposium organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Centre in Ukraine. Kuryliw met with policy-makers, educators, and leading academics to exchange ideas on new methodologies for teaching about the Holodomor and other genocides...



02.02.2017

The Holodomor was a central theme at the conference “Empire, Colonialism, and Famine in Comparative Historical Perspective,” held in Toronto. This is the fourth international conference organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (University of Alberta). The first day, held at University of Toronto, featured presentations on the Irish Famine, the Holodomor, and the Bengal Famine of 1943. Liudmyla Hrynevych, from the Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, presented on “The Ukrainian Holodomor in the Context of Soviet Imperialism.”...



25.01.2017

DR. OREST H.T. RUDZIK At Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on December 8, 2016, from cranial injuries resulting from a fall. Orest was born in Toronto in 1936, the son of Ukrainian parents. He earned his Honours B.A. (University College) at the University of Toronto, his M.A. from the University of Chicago (where he was a William Rainey Harper Fellow) and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto...



25.01.2017

The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko rang in the New Year by acknowledging James and Louise Temerty’s generous $5 million gift to the Our Legacy Our Tomorrow Campaign in the December 31st issue of The Globe and Mail.Their gift supports the Shevchenko Foundation’s Community Development Program, which provides grants to organizations and individuals for national and local festivals, community concert events, and community development projects...



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