On Wednesday, September 26th, the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa will be holding Opening Event for the 2012-2013 Association Year. It will be held at the Lago Bar and Grill, Dows Lake, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Driveway commencing at 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
The Event will be a celebration of Ukrainian Heritage Day in Ottawa. In March 2011, Bill 155, an Act to proclaim Ukrainian Heritage Day, received Royal Assent in the Ontario Legislature. Today, Ontario is home to more than 336,000 Canadian of Ukrainian heritage.
It will also introduce the Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Program interns for 2012. These outstanding university students are of Ukrainian background from Belarus, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Russia and Ukraine. The purpose of the Program is to provide an unmatched first hand experience of the operation of the Canadian parliamentary system from the inside. The evening will be an opportunity for the Ottawa Community to meet and come to know these future leaders of Ukraine.