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Ukrainian in the Community

A very significant percentage of Saskatoon area and Saskatchewan’s residents are of Ukrainian ancestry and the contribution of Ukrainian to the region’s cultural life cannot be overestimated. It is very visible and yearly showcased at Folkfest where Ukrainian dances and food are among the most popular attractions of this yearly event. Nevertheless, although highly visible to all of Saskatoon’s residents during this summer festival, the Ukrainian community continues its dynamic and varied array of activities throughout the year.

For further information on all things Ukrainian in Saskatoon and Saskatchewan, please consult the following website:

http://www.ucc.sk.ca/

It should be noted that Saskatchewan was the first province in Canada to implement many initiatives or “firsts” in the area of Ukrainian Education. This impressive history is showcased in the following document:

http://www.spiritsd.ca/ukrainian/SASKATCHEWAN%20FIRSTS.pdf