Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada (Calgary)

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June 21, 2012  by UWAC Publish

UWAC Calgary’s Associates, Supporters & Friends

Ukrainian Self Reliance League of Canada (USRL)

  • Our Organization Chart
  • UWAC Calgary Branch Contact Information: 404 Meridith Road, Calgary, AB, T2E 5A6. Facility Manager: 403-264-3437, FAX:403-264-3438
  • Ukrainian Self Reliance League (USRL/CYC)
    www.usrl-cyc.orgThe Ukrainian Self Reliance League of Canada has provided leadership and service to the Ukrainian Orthodox community in Canada since its founding in 1927. The USRL/CYC through its constituent member organizations, the Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada (UWAC), the Ukrainian Self-Reliance Association (TYC), the Ukrainian Orthodox Youth (CYMK/UOY), and St. John Fraternal Society have fostered the use and development of Ukrainian language, culture and the Orthodox faith in Canada. Member groups include the Ukrainian Museum of Canada, St. John’s Institute in Edmonton, Peter Mohyla Institute in Saskatoon, and St. Vladimir Institute in Toronto.
  • UWAC National
  • Ukrainian Museum of in Saskatoon Saskatchewan, the UMC has been in service since the 1930’s, and has an extensive library, artifact collection and archival material, including Ukrainian schoolbooks, records of some prominent Ukrainian Canadians, extensive textiles as well as interpretive displays, workshops, and publications. Open to the public.
  • Ukrainian Preschoolwww.ukrainianpreschool.caSadochok is Calgary’s only Ukrainian bilingual preschool. Since 1988, parental support and gifted teachers endeavor to instill a love for Ukrainian culture and language. Programming facilitates children’s development through culturally relevant experiences in a fun and safe environment. No previous knowledge of Ukrainian is required. Sponsored by UWAC Calgary since 1988.
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Formerly referred to as Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association CYMK, a component member and under the parental guidance of the Ukrainan Self Reliance League of Canada (USRL).
  • Ukrainian Museum of Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon,SK S7K 3H5, CanadaPhone: (306) 244-3800
  • St. John’s Institutewww.stjohnsinstitute.com11024 Whyte Avenue,Edmonton, Alberta, T2G 0T2
  • St. Petro Mohyla Institutewww.mohyla.ca1240 Temperance Street,Saskatoon, SK S7N 0P1Telephone: 306.653.1944Fax: 306.653.1902,
  • St. Vladimir Institutewww.stvladimir.ca620 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2H4,

USRL Cultural/Education Camps (Regional)

Providing cultural, educational, recreational programs for children and young people

  • OSVITA – Ukrainian Immersion,Edmonton Osvita, for an exciting summer Ukrainian language immersion program providing formal language instruction for high school credit, cultural activities including dance, bandura, singing, Ukrainian traditional folk arts, and excursions around Alberta!
  • Camp Bar-V-Nok – Summer Youth Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Camp Bar-V-Nok, St. John’s Institute’s beautiful 140 acre summer resort, is located on the shores of Pigeon Lake. Only 100 km south-east of Edmonton.Bar-V-Nok is complete with sleeping quarters, modern kitchen and mess hall, tennis courts, basketball courts, boathouse, and hiking trails. Our two week summer church camp gives children the opportunity to be exposed to Ukrainian Orthodox teachings, Ukrainian language, and Ukrainian traditional arts and culture – all in a Christian atmosphers and idyllic natural setting!
  • Camp Kiev-Ski-Hi Summer Youth Camp, Moose Lake, Alberta

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC)

Metropolitan Archbishop Yurij

  • The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of CanadaUkrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC)The seed of the Orthodox Faith, sowed by simple people who came from Ukraine and established on the Canadian prairies was officially established as a distinct Canadian institution(1918), concilliar in organization (sobornopravna) and administered in Canada. Since 1991 the UOCC entered the Ecumenical Patricarchate and according to Patriarchal Decree remains a Metropolitinate with full internal autonomy, having as its head the Ecumenical Patriarch to whom it has canonical reference in all things. Episcopate – His Eminence, the Most Rev. Metropolitan Yurij (Kalistchuk) Archbishop of Winnipeg and the Central Eparchy, Locum Tenens of the Eastern Eparchy, Metropolitan of Canada, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.
  • St. Andrew’s College, Andrew’s College in Winnipeg, is an institution of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada and affiliated with the University of Manitoba to promote spiritual, academic, cultural and moral leadership within the church, Ukrainian Canadian and Canadian community.
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, Western Eparchy,www.uocc-we.caEpiscopate- His Grace Bishop Illarion,(Rudnyk) Bishop of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy,11404-112 Avenue,Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 0H6
  • St. Vladimirs’ Ukrainian Orthodox Congregation,,St.Volodymyr’s Ukrainian Orthodox Congregation in Calgary was founded in the 1920’s and 30’s by Ukrainian Canadians striving to maintain community in a fast growing western Canadian city
  • Calgary UWAC is housed in the St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre404-Meredith Road NE Calgary T2E 5A6
  • For contact information please call 403-264-3437 to speak to the Facility

Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC)

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC)  is the voice of Canada’s Ukrainian community.  The Congress brings together under one umbrella all the national, provincial and local Ukrainian Canadian organizations. Together with its member organizations, the UCC has been leading, coordinating and representing the interests of one of Canada’s largest ethnic communities (1.2 million) for 70 years and instrumental in shaping Canada’s social, economic and political landscape

Ukrainian Canadian Congress 203-952 Main Street Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3P4    Tel: (204) 942-4627 Fax: (204) 947-3882 Email: Toll-Free Telephone: 1-866-942-4627

  • Calgary UWAC is a member of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress- Calgary Branch, one of 30 such member organizations in Calgary’s Ukrainian Canadian community.
  • Contact at

Ukrainian World Congress

Ukrainian World Congress or  Світовий Конгрес Українців

145 Evans Avenue, Suite 207, toronto, Ontario M8Z 5X8
Tel 416-323-3020
Fax 416 32332450  E-mail:

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is an international coordinating body for Ukrainian communities in the diaspora representing the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians. The UWC has member organizations in 32 countries and ties with Ukrainians in 13 additional countries. Founded in 1967 as a non-profit corporation, the UWC was recognized in 2003 as a non-governmental organization (NGO) by the United Nations Economic and Social Council with special consultative status.

The main goals and objectives of the UWC are to:

  1. represent the interests of Ukrainians in the diaspora;
  2. coordinate an international network of member organizations that support and promote the Ukrainian national identity, spirit, language, culture and achievements of Ukrainians throughout the world;
  3. promote the civic development of Ukrainians in their countries of settlement, while fostering a positive attitude towards Ukrainians and the Ukrainian state; and
  4. defend the rights of Ukrainians, independently of their place of residence in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC)

This NGO (non-governmental organization) was founded in 1893, incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1914, and given national historic significance status on April 30th, 2001 by the Government of Canada. Since 1893 NCWC has been working to improve the lives of women, children and communities in Canada. From its beginning, the National Council worked to improve the status of women. Some of its earliest efforts were directed towards improving the lot of three underprivileged groups including women immigrants.

Calgary Community

  • Calgary Ukrainian Festival Mission: “To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that celebrates all aspects of our unique and rich Ukrainian heritage”CUF Vision: “To raise the profile of Calgary’s Ukrainian Community through a professional and inclusive annual event that showcases Ukrainian arts, cuisine, entertainment and culture while highlighting true Ukrainian hospitality”
  • Calgary Ukrainian Professional and Business Association (UCPBA) Ukrainian Canadian Professional & Business Association of Calgary (UCPBA) is a registered non-profit Society in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We are a Branch of the U.C.P.B. Federation, similar to other UCPBA Branches located in other Cities across the country. We are an Association of Canadian business people and professionals of Ukrainian descent.Collectively, our Members participate in activities that advance our professional growth, promote our Ukrainian heritage and raise an awareness of local, national, and international issues that impact Ukrainian Canadians.