The Government of Canada and the Province of B.C. have organized support for those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Government of Canada’s response includes special programs to help Ukrainian nationals and their family members find safety in Canada. For curated information and resources to support organizations and individuals who wish to help Ukrainian citizens arriving to B.C. and helpful information for Displaced Ukrainians, check out AMSSA – Strengthening Diversity in B.C. ‘Ukrainian Migration Resources’ webpage.
YVR welcome box campaign to help support Displaced Ukrainians arriving at YVR was a success! Our Society is pleased to announce that we donated 15 gift boxes for children and women filled with essential and comfort items.
The NewToBC website provides ready access to information on programs, resources, and services meant to support newcomers as they settle in British Columbia. Visitors can translate the content of the NewToBC website into a number of different languages (including Ukrainian) using the Google Translate feature. Key website features include: (click “more” to continue)(more…)
The Government of Canada just announced that they are giving financial assistance to help Ukrainian families who are in Canada under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). Check out the following link for information on how to apply: Ukraine immigration measures: Financial assistance – Canada.ca
You may be interested in becoming a volunteer for a program called ‘English 4 Refugees’. This is an online program for refugees (mostly Ukrainian) that are currently in Europe and the UK. There are two options for your consideration.(more…)
The Ukrainian Research Institute of the League of Ukrainian Canadians is pleased to announce the publication of the Second Edition of HOLODOMOR: The Ukrainian Genocide, 1932 – 1933. The second edition has been updated and vastly expanded with new data, documents, and analyses covering such issues as historical and political contexts of the Ukrainian famine and the impact of the genocide.
For additional information and to place an order, please contact the Ukrainian Research Institute at 416-516-8223. The cost of the book is $65 CDN.
Ukrainian Kontakt TV shows are shown as follows on OMNI TV:
Weekly Broadcasts of KONTAKT in BC
- SUN 7:00 AM (new)
- SUN 9:00 pm
- TUE 9:00 am
- THUR 2:00 pm
KONTAKT NEXT GEN – youth show
- SUN 6:30 pm (new)
- WED 8:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm