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National Holodomor Awareness Week – November 23-29, 2020

This year marks the 87th anniversary of the Holodomor, the Soviet Communist regime’s genocide against the Ukrainian people. More

In Saskatchewan
Online Event: Workshop about Free E-lessons for Teachers
Monday, November 23, 2020, 4-5 PM, CSTFor Grades 3-4, 7-12

For details, or to register, visit: https://www.stf.sk.ca/…/national-holodomor-awareness-week-workshop-about-free-e

Live Online Event:
Provincial Commemoration / Wreath Laying at the Saskatchewan Holodomor Statue
Wascana Park near the Legislative Building
Tuesday, November 24, 2020For information on how to watch, check our Facebook page (@UCCSPC) closer to the event date.
Canada’s National Holodomor Commemoration 2020
Sunday, November 22, 2020, 11 AM, CST

Hosted live by UCC National on their Facebook page and YouTube channel
2020 Holodomor Commemorations

All Canadians are invited to join the Ukrainian community in sharing the story of the Holodomor. Events list

Results of Last Week’s Survey
How long did it take you to shovel all that snow?

  1. 30 minutes — 0%
  2. 1 hour — 15%
  3. 2 hours — 30%
  4. All day — 25%
  5. More — 30%
“UCC Saskatchewan relies on your support to meet our vision of building a strong, culturally vibrant Ukrainian community in Saskatchewan, and to facilitate services in our province,” said John Denysek, president of UCC Saskatchewan.To learn how your donation supports the community, please see our appeal.
Featured Member Organization
Знайомтесь, наша складова організація

Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada Eparchial Executive – Eparchy of Saskatoon (currently in Regina, location rotates every 2 years)
Established: 1944
• Develop/enrich members’ Catholic Faith
• Preserve, promote & develop Ukrainian culture
• Social development
• Charitable activities
As a coordinating body, supports, directs and sometimes initiates achievement of UCWLC goals for/and through its membership
UCWLC Eparchy of Saskatoon has approx. 700 members across the province
Learn more from their video (20 min 49 sec, October 2019)
Contact 306-543-1740

Special Announcements, Call to Action
Оголошення, Заклик до дії
Нові обмеження пов’язані з COVID-19

Саскачеван поширює обов’язкове користування захисними масками у закритих громадських приміщеннях на всю провінцію. Детальніше

New COVID-19 restrictions Please see: “Sask. makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, reduces private gathering size to 5” by Nicholas Frew at cbc.ca
– Did you know that ‘Holodomor’ isn’t in the dictionary?
– Really? Let’s do something to change that!

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour needs your help with the petition to “Help us get the word ‘Holodomor’ included in all major English dictionaries”.

Please join the current 16,200-plus supporters today and sign the petition to help reach the goal of 25,000. Deadline is December 1, 2020.

Генеральне консульство України у м.Едмонтон повідомляє
Для тих, хто планує подорож в Україну або з України та хоче дізнатись актуальну інформацію щодо порядку в’їзду/виїзду та перебування в країні у період карантинних обмежень, рекомендуємо відвідати сайт VisitUkraineNow. Інформація оновлюється щодобово.
REACH Mentorship/Residency for the Arts Funding Program
Application deadline: February 1, 2021.Up to $25,000 for artists 40 years of age and under

Details, eligibility, application form | Media release

Community News
Новини громади
ReminderCall for Input – “Memories of Father Volodymyr Iwaszko” Project

Contact Viktoriia Marko at 306-914-0355
Deadline is December 1, 2020


Календар подій
Vesna Festival Annual General Meeting – Thu, Nov 26, Saskatoon

Holodomor: Panakhyda / Memorial Service (St. George’s, Saskatoon) – Sun, Nov 29, 2020, Saskatoon

Heritage Corner • Про нашу спадщину
"Remember" https://youtu.be/GAZCVYKjNtI
Marion Mutala shares “Remember,” the song she wrote to teach others about the Holodomor (1932-1933) and in honour of the millions of Ukrainians purposely starved to death by Stalin. YouTube

Day of Dignity and Freedom

On November 21, 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets to defend their choice to live in liberty and democracy. День гідності та свободи – Вікіпедіа

Our Partners
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Saskatchewan Multicultural Week – November 21-29
MCoS media release Nov 9/20
To start off the week, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office and MCoS will recognize the impact of individuals on multiculturalism in Saskatchewan at the annual Multicultural Honours event on November 21 at 2 PM in Government House and livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube.

This year, various communities are recognizing multiculturalism by holding special events and proclaiming Saskatchewan Multicultural Week, while maintaining COVID-19 precautions.

Details in MCoS media release Nov 9, 2020.

MCoS Lunch and Learn Poster
Lunch & LearnDiscussion on Equitable & Inclusive Communities and Allyship with MCoS

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12 NOON-1 PM
Details / poster

Pre-register here before Nov 23rd to receive Zoom access code

Online Learning Opportunities
Навчання онлайн
UCC National
Community Conversations – Ukrainian Credit Unions
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 7 PM CSTSince the start of the pandemic, Ukrainian Canadian credit unions have adapted their services to keep employees and members safe.
Whether it was through services such as telephone or internet banking, assistance in times of financial hardship, or community support – Ukrainian Canadian credit unions always put their members and communities first. Register
Square One Saskatchewan's Centre for Entrepreneurship Delivered by SREDA and EDR
WebinarsHow to Start a Business in Saskatchewan

Are you ready to launch your business? Do you want to understand government regulations and standards? Find out how to set up a new business in Saskatchewan:

4-5 PM | November 19, December 17
12 NOON-1 PM | December 1

Details, registration

How to Draft a Business Plan

Do you have an idea and need to draft a business plan? Are you seeking guidance on planning a new business? Learn business plan fundamentals:

4-5:30 PM | November 18
11:30 am-1 PM | December 9

Details, registration

Register at https://docs.google.com/...
Webinar: Social Media Frames, Geotags & Geofilters
Presented by Lakeland District for Sport, Culture & Recreation via Zoom
Thursday, November 26, 2020, 1-2 PMDevelop new skills to enhance your promotion and social media. Registration required by Nov 20th.

Details, registration

Building a strong, culturally vibrant Ukrainian community in Saskatchewan

Будуємо сильну, динамічну українську громаду в Саскачевані

UCC Saskatchewan is funded by
Government of Canada - IRCC
UCC Saskatchewan is a proud member of
Sask Culture
Everyone Wins!

Proceeds from Sask Lotteries fund groups like ours whose activities help us all to grow, learn and play! Learn more about Sask Lotteries and the sport, culture and recreation groups that benefit at sasklotteries.ca.

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