Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa

October Monthly News & Updates
Oct. 1, Sun. 9:30 am The Ukrainian Profile TV Program features a UCC Update with Ihor Michalchyshyn, Executive Director and CEO, and a UNF Ottawa-Gatineau Update with Katie Wyslocky, Co-President.  
Repeats 9:30 am Sat. October 7.  On Rogers Cable 22.
 
Oct. 1, Sun.  6 - 7 pm. The Ukrainian Hour radio program features an interview with Adriana Luhovy, director of the film 'Recovery Room'.  On 97.9 FM, and streamed at http://chinradioottawa.comCan then be heard for 4 weeks on  http://chinradioottawa.com/index.php/podcast/ukrainian.
 
Oct. 1, Sun. Deadline for submissions.  The Shevchenko Foundation invites Ukrainian Canadian visual artists to submit works for the 2017 annual Shevchenko Foundation Christmas card.
 
Oct. 4,  Wed. 7-9 pm.  UCWLC embroidery group monthly meeting in the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine hall, Green Valley Cres. Bring a project and come for an evening of stitching and socializing. No pre-registration required. Next meeting Nov 1.  For additional info: Christine 613-731-1870 or Luba 613- 744-1417.
 
Oct. 11, Wed.  7:30 pm. The Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa invites you to the talk "Can We Still Talk of 'Two Ukraines'?," given by Mykola Riabchuk, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Political and Nationalities' Studies in Kyiv. Mykola Riabchuk, currently a Visiting Fulbright Researcher at George Washington University, is a preeminent public intellectual in Ukraine, published in several languages, with books on civil society, state/nation building, nationalism, national identity, and post-communist transition.  He is President of the Ukrainian PEN Center and heads the jury of the Angelus international literary award and the national Yuri Shevelov award for the best essays. The talk will be held in Room 12102 (12th Floor) of the Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave., on University Campus. Since seating is limited, please register soon by email (chairukr@gmail.com) Registration is free. The Chair of Ukrainian Studies can also be contacted at (613) 562-5800 ext. 3692.
 
Oct. 11, Wed.  4:00 - 7:30 pm. CUFTA: Opening Doors for Canadian Business in Ukraine networking event.
At the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.  Presentations will be made by the GAC Regional Trade Commissioner, the President of Canada-Ukraine Chambers of Commerce, Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada, and senior Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) team members. In addition to generating commercial benefits for Canadian businesses, CUFTA will support the economic reform and development efforts of the Government of Ukraine, strengthen the Canada-Ukraine partnership, and help pave the way for long-term security, stability, and broad-based economic development in Ukraine. More info:  CUFTA: Opening Doors for Canadian Business in Ukraine 
 
Oct 19, Thurs. 7 pm. UNF-OG is pleased to announce a screening of the award-winning film "Recovery Room", directed by Adriana Luhovy. Members from the film's production team will be in attendance. At the City of Ottawa Archives - 100 Tallwood Drive, Centrepointe. Free parking behind the building. Tickets must be purchased online at https://recovery-room-ottawa.eventbrite.ca . Tickets are $10 for UNF-OG members, and $15 for non-members.  "Recovery Room" is a feature documentary (75 min.) that tells of several humanitarian Canadian Medical Missions to Ukraine. Plastic surgeons with their specialized team of 25 Canadian health professionals, perform reconstructive surgeries on wounded Ukrainian soldiers - victims of the Russian invasion of Eastern Ukraine. A story of hope, resilience and compassion in a time of war in Ukraine.  More information about the film:  http://www.recoveryroomthemovie.comProceeds from this screening will help offset the cost of the documentary. Light refreshments will be served.  Register by October 15 - Space is limited.
 
Oct. 24, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group Meeting at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 952 Green Valley Crescent.  For information (613) 731-1870 (evenings).
 
Oct. - Dec. Fridays, 6-9 pm. Parents' Night Out while children craft, discuss the Bible, play and watch a movie at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church hall, 1000 Byron Ave.  On Oct. 27, children will make Fall-related ornament to take home, will play board games and will watch a movie. A relevant Bible discussion topic will be conducted as well. For children 6+. Cost: $10 per child plus nut-free snacks for the movie.
 
to Dec.  Creative Programs for Children at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1000 Byron Ave. For registration and more information, contact: Miroslava Negovora tel.: 613-501-9874, email: mira.muskids@gmail.com, Facebook: fb.com/KidsMusicHome) ,Nataliya Chabanyuk tel.: 613-884-0580, email: nchabanyuk@gmail.com  .
 
Oct. - Stefan Andrusiak's weekly 28-min. radio program Nasha Kasha, broadcast from Western University in London Ont., can be heard free on I-Tunes.   http://nashakasha.libsyn.com/rss



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Advance Notice

Nov 1, Wed. 8 pm.  Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Ecole Secondaire publique De la Salle, 501 Old St. Patrick St.
 
Nov. 16 - 18, Thurs. - Sat. The Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine. Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa.


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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukr Orthodox Cathedral:
1000 Byron Ave.  613-728-0856 www.ukrainianorthodox.info
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine: 952 Green Valley Cresc.  723-1673 www.st-john-baptist-shrine.ca

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian parish): 721 Somerset St. W613-723-7790  
 



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October Ukrainian Interest Events Calendar
 
Addendum # 1 to the October 2017  Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar :


"Oct.  Registration is closing soon for two multi-level Ukrainian Credit Courses (high-school 8-12 gr & adults of all ages) subsidized by Ontario Ministry of Education and administered by International Languages Program at French Catholic School Board. Process fee $30-50 (plus $150 deposit for adults returned upon completion of the course). 110 hours, Saturday mornings until June. Register to demonstrate the public interest in your language and heritage! It will make the ministry continue its support. For the online form click here.

Info:  https://www.facebook.com/ukiecredit/ or ukiecredit@gmail.com. The official contact for the enrollment is the office of the International Languages Program at Education Permanente: pli-ilp@ecolecatholique.ca, or phone number: 613-741-2304 ext. 4
More info: Ukrainian Credit Course email  Ivanna Plakhotnyuk (ukiecredit@gmail.com) for any questions."

Oct. 15, Sun.  6 - 7 pm. The Ukrainian Hour radio program features an interview with Dr. George Fedak, Dept. of Agriculture, re his work with Ukraine.  On 97.9 FM, and streamed at  http://chinradioottawa.com/ The Oct 8 program featured an interview with the new UCPBA President, Michael MacKay, and a report about the Sen. Paul Yuzyk Student-Business Networking event. These can be heard anytime for 4 weeks on <

Oct. 24, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group Meeting. Topic: Panel Discussion on Ukrainian DNA. At St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 952 Green Valley Crescent.  For information (613) 731-1870 (evenings).

until Dec 13, resuming in January.  Creative Programs for Children takes place in the Ukrainian Orthodox Hall every Wednesday.Theater & Story Telling instructed by Nataliya Chabanyuk $8 per class or $25 per month. Follow the seasons and interpret the liturgical calendar through Puppet Theater, acting, Shadow Theater, storytelling, visual arts and traditional crafts. Provided in English & Ukrainian languages.17:45 - 18:45 (for 4 -6 year olds) 18:45 - 19:45 (for 6 years & older) .For registration and more information: Nataliya Chabanyuk (613) 884-0580 nchabanyuk@gmail.com. Ukrainian Dance instructed by Kira Pityk, 18:00-18:45 for 5 years & older $125 for the term. For registration and more information: Kira Pityk: kira.a.k@hotmail.com 

Oct. 29, Sun.  11.30-13.30 Children's activities after Service. Monthly event for families with children all ages. Children will watch a Shadow Theater performance by Children's Church Theater "Veselka" in Ukrainian and in English followed by craft and activities.Please, bring nut-free snacks to share.

                                        



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Advance Notice

Nov 1, Wed. 8 pm.  Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Ecole Secondaire publique De la Salle, 501 Old St. Patrick St.

Nov. 11, Sat. Ukrainian Harvest Dance.  At St John The Baptist Shrine Hall. (Knights Of Columbus -St Vladimir The Great #9557).  Major Beneficiary-"Bridge Of Hope" for Underprivileged Children Of Ukraine.  Vespers at 5:30, Cocktails at 6:00, Dinner at 7:00. Cost $45. per person.  Live Band - Fiesta

For Ticket Information contact: Mike Jaz - 613-830-7787, John Chychrun - 613-599-4791, Mike Pawlowsky - 613-831-3046, Don Maychruk - 613-834-0745.


Nov. 16 - 18, Thurs. - Sat. The Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine. Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa.Desmarais Hall 12102.
The Seminar unveils an ambitious program devoted to the war in Donbas, post-Maidan reforms, historical memory, the Holodomor and cutting edge research on Ukrainian society, economy and culture. The Seminar, featuring 16 presentations, 2 book panels, 2 film screenings and 2 special roundtables, will bring together 28 scholars and doctoral students, 2 journalists and 2 filmmakers  -- 25 from outside Canada (6 from Ukraine), and 17 attending for the first time, a testimony of the vibrancy of the field of Ukrainian Studies.  Program is online at https://www.danyliwseminar.com/program-2017.


Nov. 20, Mon. 6:30pmYou are invited to attend the Holodomor Commemoration sponsored by the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship GroupEmbassy of Ukraine in Canada and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. Please see the enclosure for details: Holodomor Community Invite. Please note that early registration, as per the enclosed invitation, is required to allow for access to the Centre Block.
 


If you have any event notices, please send them to us at: ottawaevents@ucc.ca



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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukr Orthodox Cathedral: 1000 Byron Ave.  
613-728-0856 www.ukrainianorthodox.info
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine: 952 Green Valley Cresc.  723-1673 www.st-john-baptist-shrine.ca

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian parish): 721 Somerset St. W613-723-7790  
 



                   Calendar under the auspices of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ottawa Branch

The Events  Calendar can also be viewed at: 
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