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  • UKRAINIAN CANADIAN NEUROLOGIST DR. JAMES RUTKA AWARDED ORDER OF CANADA

    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN NEUROLOGIST DR. JAMES RUTKA AWARDED ORDER OF CANADA   OTTAWA – July 3, 2015.  On July 1, 2015, His Excellency the Right HonourableDavid Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced the appointment of Dr. James Rutka as an Officer (O.C.) of the Order of Canada. Dr. James Rutka, MD, PhD, FRCSC, is a neurosurgeon at [&hellip


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    Ryan Boyko

    L-R: Ryan Boyko and Terry Mialkowsky  Interview conducted by Solomiya Ostapyk   With an extensive background in entertainment, Ryan Boyko is well-suited to his current initiative: the creation of a feature film, “Enemy Aliens,” focused on Canadian internment operations during World War I. This film will honour the thousands of people who were stripped of [&hellip


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    Adrian Petriw

      Our February 2015 featured Ukrainian Canadian is Adrian Petriw (AP). Adrian is an up and coming actor whose work includes: film, television, theatre as well as voice work. He has appeared in a number of popular TV shows such as Continuum and Arrow as well as lending his voice to animated series such as [&hellip


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    Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Larisa Yurkiw – Canadian Olympic Skier

    Larisa Yurkiw – Canadian Olympic Skier   Larisa Yurkiw is not only determined, but has an incredible level of perseverance. A 2014 Canadian Olympian in the Sochi Winter Games, Yurkiw is representing Canada in her first Olympic Games after a devastating knee injury kept her from competing for a spot on the Canadian 2010 Vancouver [&hellip


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    Bishop Cornelius Pasichny (1927 – 2014)

    Bishop Cornelius Pasichny – Obituary March 27, 1927 – January 30, 2014   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress sadly announces the passing of Bishop Cornelius Pasichny on January 30, 2014. A priest for over 60 years and  a bishop for over 18, Bishop Cornelius was born John Pasichny on March 27, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba where [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Congress Congratulates Stephen Poloz on Appointment as Governor of the Bank of Canada

    OTTAWA -MAY 15, 2013- The Ukrainian Canadian Congress congratulates Stephen Poloz on his nomination to be the next Governor of the Bank of Canada. Mr. Poloz, a third generation Ukrainian Canadian from Oshawa, is set to take over from current Governor of the Bank of Canada Mark Carney on June 3, 2013. “The Ukrainian Canadian [&hellip


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    Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Lucas Makowsky, Canadian Olympic Speed Skater

    Lucas Makowsky, Canadian Olympic Speed Skater Described as “incredible”, “the complete package” and a “specimen” by Olympic Champion Clara Hughes, Lucas Makowsky has made an impressive name for himself in the world Speed Skating. An Olympic Gold Medalist in speed skating, with a number one ranking in several distances in Canada, Lucas has excelled the [&hellip


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    Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Erast Huculak, Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council

    January 2013 Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Erast Huculak   Erast Huculak, Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council Mr. Huculak was born in Ukraine and immigrated with his parents to Canada in 1948. He founded the first Medical Pharmacy in Oshawa, ON and just retired from the position of president and chairman of the board of Medical Pharmacies [&hellip


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    UCC Congratulates Elsie Kawulych on Receiving Order of Canada

    Mrs. Elsie Kawulych OTTAWA – January 4, 2013– The Ukrainian Canadian Congress congratulates Mrs. Elsie Kawulych upon her being appointed a Member of the Order of Canada by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston For her contributions to preserving and promoting Ukrainian culture in Canada and for her volunteer engagement in her community. “Elsie [&hellip


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    Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Roman Dubczak

    December 2012 UCC Featured Person: Roman Dubczak Roman Dubczak is Managing Director and Head of Cash Equities, Wholesale Banking with CIBC World Markets Inc Roman Dubczak has grown up in the Ukrainian Canadian Community. Having developed an interest for business early, Mr. Dubzcak completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Toronto and [&hellip


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