Category Archive: News

2017 National SUSK Congress Release

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is pleased to report on the successful completion of the 2017 National SUSK Congress held in Ottawa, Ontario from May 4th to 7th, 2017. Approximately 50 delegates from post-secondary institutions across Canada came together throughout the weekend for this year’s National Congress, together with youth leaders from other communities including the …

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Recovery Room

SUSK Alumnus Adriana Luhovy’s new film “Recovery Room” is a new documentary on war in Eastern Ukraine and about how the Canadian medical missions are helping thewounded have a new hope in life. Trailer: Official Website:  

Alberta: #UCC150 Summer Job Available

  Are you a Ukrainian Canadian with a passion for our community? Are you excited about sharing your culture, engaging with volunteers, and working with youth across the country? To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will work with our member organizations and community across the country to organize youth-led and driven …

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SUSK Participates in CYM Annual General Meeting

SUSK Participates in CYM Annual General Meeting Pictured: SUSK National Coordinator Connor Moen with CYM Leaders Ivanka Soletsky and Danylo Moussienko’ Last month, SUSK’s National Coordinator, Connor Moen participated in the Annual General Meeting of Спілка Української Молоді (‘CYM’) / Ukrainian Youth Association as an observer. There, Connor delivered a presentation to Ukrainian youth to …

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SUSK Engages British Columbian Youth Community

  SUSK Engages British Columbian Youth Community Pictured: SUSK President Cassian Soltykevych with members of the newly formed ‘Ukrainian Youth in Vancouver.’   SUSK is delighted to welcome and introduce its newest Ukrainian Student Organization (USO): Ukrainian Youth in Vancouver.   The newly established USO is the first Ukrainian student organization located in Vancouver for …

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SUSK Promotes Bitter Harvest Across Canada

SUSK Launches Bitter Harvest Events Across Canada On Wednesday March 1st, SUSK successfully launched pre-screenings of the film ‘Bitter Harvest‘ across Canada to promote the film and effectively raise awareness for the famine-genocide (‘Holodomor’) that struck Ukraine in 1932-33. The pre-screening events were hosted in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Montreal – while SUSK members attended the grand premiere events …

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SUSK Meets with Student Leaders from Ukraine

On the evening of January 30, 2017, Internal Relations Director Kimberly Gargus, Secretary Ivanka Soletsky, Vice President West Natalia Radyo, and External Relations Director Stephanie Nedoshytko, met with three student government leaders from Ukraine to discuss the workings of SUSK and the comparison of student government in Canada and Ukraine. Zarina Khalimon (National University of …

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SUSK Announces Bitter Harvest National Tour

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK), together with dFilms and our Ukrainian Student Organizations (USOs), is excited to announce that it will be launching pre-screenings across Canada for the most anticipated film of the year: Bitter Harvest. Although the movie is slated for a March 3rd release across Canada, SUSK will share the feature film across …

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SUSK Participates in Symposium for Higher Education Reform in Ukraine

SUSK Participates in Symposium for Higher Education Reform in Ukraine  Pictured left to right: Dr. Olenka Bilash (Director, RIDRU), Fahim Rahman (President, U of A Students’ Union), Cassian Soltykevych (President, SUSK) and Stephanie Nedoshytko (External Relations Director, SUSK)   On the morning of December 9th, SUSK President Cassian Soltykevych and Executive Relations Director Stephanie Nedoshytko …

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SUSK Commemorates Holodomor Across Canada

SUSK Commemorates Holodomor Awareness Week Across Canada Photo credit: USS Alberta and Danylo Moussienko (graphic designer)   November is the month of Holodomor commemoration, the famine-genocide of the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933. An estimated 7-10 million people were starved to death and ruthlessly tortured by the Soviet regime. In light of this, SUSK commemorates this …

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SUSK Signs Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act in Alberta

Front row: Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffmann; Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada; Deron Bilous, Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade Back row: Danylo Moussienko; Ivanka Soletsky; UCC-APC President Olesia Luciw; Jessica Littlewood, MLA for Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville; His Grace Bishop David Motiuk; His Grace Bishop Ilarion   The fifth bill in Alberta’s history to …

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SUSK Attends Commemoration of Babyn Yar

SUSK Attends Commemoration of Babyn Yar The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is honoured to have participated in the 75th anniversary of the human tragedy that occurred at Babyn Yar (Babi Yar), a ravine in Kyiv. Babyn Yar has become a major symbol of the destruction of Europe’s Jews during the Holocaust. This by far …

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SUSK Participates in Historic UCC XXV Triennial Congress

SUSK Participates in Historic UCC XXV Triennial Congress The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is privileged to have participated the in XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. The Congress, held in Regina, Saskatchewan, featured over 250 delegates who took part in discussions and dialogue that will set the priorities and direction for the Ukrainian Canadian …

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SUSK Releases USO Toolkit, Completes UCC Dragons Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is proud to announce the completion of the USO Toolkit Project for Ukrainian Student Organizations (USOs).   In November 2013, SUSK secured funding through the UCC Ukrainian Dragons competition for several initiatives, including the creation of a USO Toolkit. Through such a program, SUSK intends to actively provide students …

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UCC and SUSK Welcome Connor Moen as New National Coordinator

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) are pleased to announce the appointment of Connor Moen as the new National Coordinator. Connor recently completed his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Saskatchewan and will join the UCC staff in Ottawa on September 6, 2016. As the National …

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SUSK Alumni’s feature film making headlines

Check out this article, featuring our very own SUSK Alumni, Adriana Luhovy, and her upcoming film, with a tentative title of “Recovery Room”. “The documentary deals with the current war in Eastern Ukraine, and the diaspora’s response on the humanitarian level”  

Conclusion of the 2016 National SUSK Congress

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is pleased to report on the successful completion of the 2016 National SUSK Congress held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from May 5th to 8th, 2016. Approximately 40 delegates from post-secondary institutions across Canada came together for this year’s National Congress, themed SUSKatoon. “This year one of our main objectives was …

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PLAST Canada is looking for a Summer Camps Coordinator/Administrator

Пласт Канади шукає мотивованого і організованого студента для роботи протягом літа на позицію адміністратора таборів та розробника таборових програм. Успішний кандидат повинен мати такі якості: • досвідчений користувач комп’ютера добре орієнтується у офісних та адміністративних процедурах. • вільно володіє англійською та українською мовами. Робота з червня по серпень 2016 року терміном 14 тижнів , протягом …

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Summer Employment Opportunity – Journalism

Journalism Student Summer Employment Opportunity TheNew Pathway is looking for new journalists for our summer paid internship. This internship is open to journalism students who are currently enrolled in post secondary program in a field of study that will lead to a career in journalism. Interns work with full-time staff in a challenging but supportive …

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Bursary Available for Hamilton Region!

This Award, created in 2010 in memory of Alice Mykytyshyn, a Founding Member of The Taras Shevchenko Home for the Aged, is an annual bursary open to first year students accepted to a post-secondary institution for the term beginning in September, or those who are re-entering in September. For more information on the award eligibility, application information, …

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