Emil Yereniuk, TYC National President awarded Hetman Award

In 1998, the UCC-Alberta Provincial Council initiated an Annual Hetman Awards to acknowledge significant volunteer achievements of outstanding Ukrainian Albertans. The Annual Hetman Awards are dedicated to the celebration of all volunteers who have chosen to give their time, effort and expertise in order to keep our Ukrainian Canadian community in Alberta strong, vibrant and active.

Emil Yereniuk, National President for USRA/TYC was one of the 8 recipient of the Hetman Award on October 18, 2015.

“CTO” One Hundred Plaques Recipient List

Here is a list of all 100 of the “CTO” sites that will be receiving a plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of Canada’s first national internment operations, with unveiling ceremonies scheduled across Canada, at 11 am on Friday, 22 August 2014. By unveiling these plaques at 11 am local time, from coast to coast, we will be creating a “wave” of memorial events across our country, from Amherst, Nova Scotia to Nanaimo, British Columbia, and so hallowing the memory of all of the internees. Please participate in an unveiling event near you and spread the word. More information at www.internmentcanada.ca

View the updated list of plaque sites

Winnipeg TYC (Ukrainian Self-Reliance Association) Branch Celebrates Anniversary

On Sunday Dec. 15, 2013, the Winnipeg TYC (USRA) branch celebrated the 75th anniversary of the National organization (1938-2013) and the 63rd of its local branch (established in 1950 in Winnipeg) with a lunch and a programme. At the initiative of National TYC (USRA), every branch in Canada will be celebrating this anniversary over the next year and also many branches will be publishing their local history. In this way TYC is acknowledging its three quarter century history as a leading Ukrainian men’s organization in Canada.

Read Press Release: TYC Winnipeg 75th Anniversary

UOCC Central Eparchy Launches Major Humanitarian Project

The Central Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Canada (with some 100 parishes in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and northwest Ontario) will be launching on February 1, 2014, a month long campaign to raise funds and provide knowledge about a grave problem in Ukraine – the need for improved medical aid and assistance for children and youth. Dr. Roman Yereniuk, coordinator of the project, emphasized: “Ukraine’s children and youth, especially those with cancer, leukemia, Down’s syndrome and paraplegics need our attention for they are the most vulnerable members of society. Especially needed by them are medicines (which are very expensive), medical procedures and operations as well as proper care for convalescing.”

Read Press Release: Humanitarian Project 2014 Press Release