RESIDENT ORGANIZATIONS


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Ukrainian Canadian Research & Documentation Centre (UCRDC)

With an eye towards the future the UCRDC is undertaking new projects, designing fresh exhibits and perpetuating its role as a dynamic resource centre within and beyond the Ukrainian Canadian community. The Centre continues to enhance its archival collection of audio and video oral history, unpublished memoirs and photographs.

For more information visit: www.ucrdc.org


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The Ukrainian Museum of Canada - ONTARIO BRANCH

The Ukrainian Museum of Canada was formed in 1936 (initially known as Ukrainian Arts and Crafts Museum) by the Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada and headquartered in Saskatoon. Other branches are located in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Currently, the Toronto branch houses over 3,000 artefacts and displays yearly exhibits, conducts educational tours and coordinates travelling exhibits.

The artefacts include: kilims, embroidered shirts, rushnyky, folk costumes, headdresses, pysanky, ceramics, maps, Ukrainian currency, postage stamps, books and paintings.

For more information visit: umcontario.com


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Toronto Ukrainian Genealogy Group (TUGG)

The TUGG is a non-profit cultural and educational organization consisting of persons interested in tracing their ancestors, finding the origin and meaning of their surnames and gaining an overall knowledge of Ukrainian genealogy, heraldry, culture, ethnicity, history and geography.

For more information visit: www.torugg.org


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Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC)

The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) was established as a project of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta. HREC promotes research of the Holodomor (direct translation from Ukrainian - death by starvation), the man-made famine organized and carried out by Soviet officials and their supporters in 1932-1933.

For more information visit: www.holodomor.ca


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Uoft ukrainian students club

USC is still the premier vehicle for Ukrainian students at University of Toronto to socialize and to build long-lasting friendships.

For more information visit: http://usc.sa.utoronto.ca/


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Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies

The Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies (CFUS) is a national, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to securing funds and other resources that will promote the growth and development of Ukrainian Studies in Canada, and elsewhere, in perpetuity. CFUS believes that university-level Ukrainian Studies are essential for the healthy growth and development of the Ukrainian community in Canada. Such studies will also add to the body of knowledge resulting from the work of scholars in other countries, including Ukraine.

CFUS was created in 1975 under the laws of Canada, on the initiative of the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Federation with which it remains closely affiliated. A Board of Directors drawn from various regions of Canada guides the Foundation's work. The Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day activities. The Foundation's current headquarters are in Toronto (for the second time) and have recently relocated to St. Vladimir Institute (also for the second time).

Since its inception in 1975, the Foundation has distributed over $3 million in support of Ukrainian Studies.

For more information visit: www.cfus.ca


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SUS foundation

SUS Foundation of Canada, an Institutional member of Self-Reliance League (USRL/CYC), was established in l965 to provide financial support for Ukrainian cultural work in Canada.

USRL/CYC, an umbrella organization, through its constituent member organizations, the Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada (UWAC), the Ukrainian Self-Reliance Association (TYC), the Ukrainian Orthodox Youth (CYMK) and the St. John Fraternal Society have fostered the use and the development of Ukrainian language, culture and the Orthodox faith in Canada.

USRL institutional members: the Ukrainian Museum of Canada, the Institutes (Toronto, Edmonton, Saskatoon), the Union of Community Centres and SUS/USRL Foundation, were created to provide specific services to the Ukrainian Orthodox community and beyond. Throughout its entire history, the SUS family of organizations has strongly supported the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the finest traditions of Ukrainian-Canadians.

For 75 years the (USRL/CYC) has provided leadership and services to the Ukrainian Orthodox community in Canada by fostering the creation of various programs and institutions.

For more information visit: www.susfoundation.ca


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St. Vladimir Toastmasters Club

St. Vladimir Toastmasters Club was formed in 1993. Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality.

Through the member clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the art of speaking, listening and thinking - vital skills which promote actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understandings, and contribute to the betterment of mankind.

For more information visit: www.stvlad.org


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Canadian Friends of Ukraine

CFU is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in l989 to strengthen ties between Canada and Ukraine and promote democracy and reform in Ukraine.

To contact CFU call (416) 964-6644

or email at canfun@interlog.com