Ukrainian Heritage Day | McDougall Centre | 4:30 September 7, 2017
Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada!
ALBERTA'S YEAR OF THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN
DECLARED FOR 2016/2017
"Deron Bilous, Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade, has declared “Alberta's Year of the Ukrainian-Canadian” during celebrations of the 125th year of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. The minister made the announcement while speaking during Ukrainian Day celebrations at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.“Generations of Ukrainians overcame many challenges for a new start in Alberta. They helped build this incredible province and, as one of their many descendants, I take tremendous pride in honouring that contribution on behalf of the Government of Alberta.
“I therefore declare 2016-2017 as ‘Alberta’s Year of the Ukrainian-Canadian.’ "
Photo: Minister Bilous presents Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council President Olesia Luciw-Andryjowycz, with a copy of the Declaration of Alberta's Year of the Ukrainian Canadian. August 7, 2016, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. (PHOTO - Marco Levytsky, Ukrainian News)