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September 25-29, 2013: Canada’s Parliament Educational Forum

Canada’s Parliament Program – Conquer Our Nations Capital!

Join students from across Canada and learn about our government, and how young Ukrainian-Canadians can get involved and make a difference in the way that Canada is run!

Invitation to an opportunity limited for 12 young leaders to participate in a unique Educational Leadership Forum in the Nation’s Capital. Students between the ages 13 to 22, of Ukrainian descent or simply with an interest to Ukrainian identity and multiculturalism must apply before August 30, 2013


Developing Youth Leadership Competencies

Understanding the Ukrainian Canadian Community and Multiculturalism

Understanding How the Canadian Government Works


Closes on 30 August 2013 and Applications with a deposit of $200 will be screened to a limit of 12 based on the qualification criteria specified in the Application.

Total Cost $950 includes local travel, hotel accommodation, all meals, educational program and participants handbook, training and facilitators and does not include travel costs to or from Ottawa.

Selection Process Announcement of successful selected Applicants will be made by phone and email by September 7, 2013.

(Note: A scholarship grant of up to $ 500 may be available to assist in travel to Ottawa (subject to funding approval by the Shevchenko Foundation).

Paul Yuzyk

Canada’s Parliament Educational Forum 

September 25-29 2013

Founded in 2009 by the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada (UNF) and the Ukrainian National Youth Federation of Canada (UNYF), Paul Yuzyk Institute takes its inspiration from the life’s work of Senator Paul Yuzyk (1913- 1986).

A Canadian Parliamentarian, Academic, Ukrainian Canadian Community Leader, and Founder of the UNYF, he persevered through the economic hardship and ethnic discrimination of his youth to pioneer the official recognition in 1971 of Canada as a multicultural country. The goal of PYI is to train future generations of Canadian community leaders consistent with the vision of its founders.

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