Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day

Calendar General
Event Date Sep 7

The date marks the day in 1891 when the first documented settlers from Ukraine, Ivan Pylypiw and Vasyl Eleniak, came to the province.  There are 367,000 people of Ukrainian heritage in Alberta. Albertans of Ukrainian heritage have made tremendous contributions in every aspect of Alberta society, from business and industry to academia, public service, culture and sports, making Alberta a better place for all of us.