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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 Olympic Team.
    Born


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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 he first


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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 community congratulates


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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 highest


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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 Group, which is


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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 Kawulych is


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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 earned a Master


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    Featured Ukrainian Canadians – Dr. Donald Sadoway

    Donald Sadoway was born on March 7, 1950. Sadoway is of Ukrainian heritage and was raised in Oshawa, ON by his second-generation Ukrainian immigrant parents. He attended the University of Toronto for both his undergraduate and graduate degree, receiving his PhD in 1977. During his studies at the University of Toronto, he was President of


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    UCC Congratulates its Past-President Orysia Sushko for her Appointment to the Order of Canada

    Winnipeg,Canada -June 30, 2010 – Ukrainian Canadian Congress President congratulated Orysia Sushko on being appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada.

    Irene (Orysia) Shushko
    “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Ukrainian Canadian Community, it is with heartfelt warmth that I congratulate Orysia Sushko


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