A luncheon honoring Ukrainian women politicians in Manitoba
An organization known as the Ukrainian Canadian Women’s Council will be honouring Ukrainian Canadian Women in Politics.
The list of women that were chosen for recognition is relatively short as it seems to be limited to Winnipeg-based political figures that served or presently serve in government on the levels of the Provincial Legislature of Manitoba and Canada’s House of Commons. It is an event in celebration of the 125 years of Ukrainian Immigration in Canada and the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Canada (Manitoba).
The Luncheon event will take place in Winnipeg at the Holy Eucharist Parish Centre (460 Munroe Ave), Winnipeg
Sunday afternoon on April 2nd, 2017 – beginning at 1:30 PM.
Tickets are available for $60 by contacting Svitoch (t. 204-582-5939), Oseredok (t. 204-942-0218),Kalyna (t. 204-582-2832) or Ukrainian Voice (t. 204-589-5871).
The honorees are:
Rosann Wowchuk, NDP MLA
Leanne Rowat, PC MLA
Christine Melnick, NDP MLA
Judy Wasylycia-Leis, NDP MLA and MP
Cathy Cox, PC MLA
MaryAnn Mihychuk, NDP MLA and Lib MP
The special keynote speaker will be Joy Smith, formerly a MLA and MP with the Conservative Party and the founder and President of the Joy Smith Foundation.
Organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Womens’ Committee.
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