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11.07.2011

UCC CONGRATULATES NEW CHAIRMAN OF CANADA UKRAINE PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP ROBERT SOPUCK

 
Robert Sopuck M.P., Chair CUPFG 
 
          OTTAWA-June 23, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress congratulated the newly elected chairman of the Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) at a meeting held June 20th on Parliament Hill.
          "We are pleased to congratulate Mr. Sopuck on his election as chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and indeed the entire newly elected executive of the parliamentary group," stated UCC President Paul Grod. "Bob comes from one of the most Ukrainian Canadian ridings in the country and we believe that he will continue to be a strong advocate for the interests of our community."
          "I am very humbled to represent Canada and Ukrainian Canadians as the Chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group," said Robert Sopuck, M.P. "In the upcoming year, I look forward to working as Chair to build on the many cultural and economic ties that exist between Canada and Ukraine."  
          Mr. Sopuck replaces Mark Warawa as chair of the CUPFG. "I would like to thank outgoing chairman Mark Warawa for his tireless efforts and hard work on behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community," stated Grod.  
          The full list of the newly elected executive of the Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group is shown below.
 
Member
Board Position
Robert Sopuck, M.P., (Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette)
Chair
Peter Goldring, M.P., (Edmonton East)
Vice-Chair
Peggy Nash, M.P., (Parkdale-HighPark)
Vice-Chair
Senator Raynell Andreychuk
Vice-Chair (Senate)
James Bezan, M.P., (Selkirk-Interlake)
Secretary
Mark Warawa, M.P., (Langley)
Treasurer
Kevin Lamoureux, M.P., (Winnipeg North)
Director
Senator David Smith
Director
Ted Opitz, M.P., (Etobicoke Centre)
Director
Joy Smith, M.P., (Kildonan-St. Paul)
Director
Wladyslaw Lizon, M.P., (Mississauga-East Cooksville)
Director
Ed Komarnicki, M.P., (Souris-MooseMountain)
Director
Linda Duncan, M.P., (Edmonton East)
Director
 
 

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