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It’s #YEY150, not #YAY150

Date posted: May 7, 2017

​We've all had those moments where you’re REALLY hungry so you order 3 different things from the menu. Convinced you’ll eat them all, you gorge the first item in seconds and suddenly you realize…. Nope; help - I need ...

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About “This Is Gay Propaganda: LGBT Rights and the war in Ukraine” Film Screening

Date posted: May 21, 2017

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J5 Doors open 6:30 PM, screening starts at 7:00 PM   Long Synopsis For the past two years, a Gay Propaganda Law has been in force in Russian-dominated eastern Ukraine ...

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1/10 – Toronto Vyshyvanka Day

Date posted: May 23, 2017

Rain on shine, #TorontoVyshyvankaDay continued on as planned! With an amazing fashion show of traditional, modern, office and night outfits with elements of Ukrainian embroidery to a film about Vyshyvanky. “Nation’s Heritage” focused on the history of the traditional ...

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Fern Flower – Storytelling at Wychwood Park

Date posted: June 18, 2017

The story of the Fern Flower is an old tale, one which is well known amongst the Ukrainian people. It was interesting to see how those who did not know this story paid close attention and later admired the skill ...

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Film Screening Recap!

Date posted: June 18, 2017

I have yet to hear one poor review of the film or of the evening overall! It's great to see people come out and support initiatives like this and their presence was truly appreciated. As the film wrapped up Marusya ...

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St. Demetrius Catholic School – Canada 150 Picnic

Date posted: June 26, 2017

After a week of rain, the skies finally decided to show some mercy and cleared up (just in time for the celebrations)! The smell of food cooking, music playing, laugher and the occasional yelp of someone getting dumped into the ...

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Toronto Pride Parade

Date posted: June 26, 2017

Toronto Pride Parade There’s something about crowds cheering “oh my gosh! Ukrainians!” as you pass by them that suddenly boosts your confidence and happiness levels. This year, Youth Engaging Youth Ontario gathered some friends from Ukraine, Poland, and Canada ...

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Draw Your Canada

Date posted: July 2, 2017

This was definitely one of the most arts & craft-y events I've done and it definitely took the longest to prepare for (in terms of manual labour). In the end, it was interesting to see how each individual's profession, age ...

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“Shades of Our Sisters” Exhibition

Date posted: July 8, 2017

What started as a 20-minute documentary for a class assignment, now turned into an amazing multimedia exhibition celebrating the lives of Patricia Carpenter and Sonya Cywink. There are over 1,200 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Transgendered and Two Spirit people ...

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Make Your Own Varenyky Night

Date posted: July 8, 2017

We made over 250 varenyky!! Make Your Own Varenyky Night took place on July 7th in Waterloo and gathered a number of university students and families from around the area. The evening consisted of varenyky making, varenyky eating and even a ...

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How she lived, how she is loved and how much she is missed.

Date posted: July 23, 2017

These are the Shades of Our Sisters. This exhibit was co-created by the families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women to share the memory of their loved ones and what the loss of their life means. Audiences were transported into ...

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Behind the Curtains of BandsMash

Date posted: August 7, 2017

Note to self: Don’t let anyone change your mind about the date of when your event should be held, unless they have a valid reason. Why? Because you’ll end up organizing a multiple-band concert on one of the ...

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Sudbury Picnic

Date posted: August 22, 2017

On August 20th, Camp Zaporihzia in Sudbury welcomed everyone to its official reopening. The flag risen at the day’s ceremony are hoped to fly above the camp for many years to come. The grounds are named in reference to ...

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4th Wave Sports Tournament

Date posted: August 22, 2017

Starting from the early morning, Centennial Park was filled with instructions from coaches and whistles from referees. In between, you could hear the occasional yelp and even a light “expression of frustration” from the players in a number of different ...

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Visit the #yey150 website to read all about Manitoba's last 2 events! www.150.ucc.ca

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Happy Independence Day! З Днем Незалежності! Come celebrate with us this evening. Слава Україні! Героєм Слава! #manitoba #yey150 #canada150

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Check out the #yey150 website to read all about the Project's presence at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival #canada150

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Read all about the #yey150 event in Thompson, Manitoba! #canada150

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Read all about our Ukrainian Day @mcycwpg Summer Day Camp on our website! www.150.ucc.ca #yey150 #manitoba #canada150

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Read all about the #yey150 Soccer Tournament and check out the photo gallery at www.150.ucc.ca. Photography: @simeonrusnak

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I love my job. Here is a sneak peek of the photos from the past three #yey150 events. More to come❣️#canada150

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Goyans enjoying a day of soccer. #canada150 #yey150

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What an incredible week at dance camp! We had an amazing week filled with meeting new friends, being reunited with old ones, learning new dances, trying new activities, and making memories. Is it too early to start the countdown for next year..? #rusalkacamp2017

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Ukrainian youth soccer tournament. #yey150 #canada150

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Looking forward to the Cultural Art Event in #morden on August, 10th! #yey150 #canada150

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We had a blast performing at the Canada 150 Zabava. Thank you @ukrcancongress for having us! #yey150 #canada150

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What a night! Ukrainian Park was lit last night for its Canada 150 Zabava! #yey150 #canada150 #manitoba

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It was lit. #yey150 #canada150zabava #campparty

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Woah check it out! @budmowpg will be playing the Canada 150 Zabava at Ukrainian Park Camp next Saturday, July 15th! #yey150 #manitoba #canada150

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Four pairs of blue eyes filled with a sparkle only camp can bring. First week campers - see you soon! ☺ Please arrive at the park between 3 and 4pm.

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Check out the photo gallery from our #yey150 mural event! Link in bio. So many beautiful photos by @sarahblatta #canada150

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Winnipeg's Portage and Main is lookin' good for #canada150! That's 201 Portage Avenue all decked out to celebrate. #onlyinthepeg #winnipeg #downtownwinnipeg #portageandmain

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Let’s celebrate National Aboriginal Day! Join an event near you. #NADCanada will be celebrated like never before! #Canada150 #Ottawa #Halifax #Montreal #Vancouver #Winnipeg #Edmonton #Toronto #Yellowknife

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A little taste of what happened this weekend at the Wychwood Farmers Market #FernFlower #YEY150 #canada150 #Ontario

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Read all about the #manitoba #yey150 Divisional Pow Wow on the #canada150 website at 150.ucc.ca

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#yey150 meets summer camp! Throughout the month of July, four camps will be participating in #canada150 events. Interested in helping out? Contact me to find out how!

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"Beautiful cultures sharing a beautiful culture." Read about it. Link in bio. #yey150 #canada150

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A little taste of what happened this weekend at the Wychwood Farmers Market #FernFlower #YEY150 #canada150 #Ontario

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Proud Canadians! / Fières Canadiennes! #canada150 #kidsfestwpg #Winnipeg #youth #jeunesse

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À ne pas manquer ! La Voix du Nunavut, un projet Signature #Canada150, est lancé au musée Nunatta Sunakkutaangit à Iqaluit ! Découvrez Nunavut à travers les yeux des jeunes ! . . . A must see! Voices from Nunavut, a #Canada150 signature project, launched at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum in Iqaluit! See Nunavut through the eyes of its youth! #Nunavut #Iqaluit #museum #musée #Youth #Jeunesse

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Getting active means celebrating #Canada150 in 2017! This year @participaction put together the ultimate list of Canadian activities for everyone to try. For getting active, you earn chances to win great prizes. . . . En 2017, être actif rime avec célébrer #Canada150! Découvrez la liste ultime des activités physiques de @participactionf typiquement canadiennes et surtout, pour tous! Essayez des activités et courez la chance de gagner de merveilleux prix! #150playlist #Palmarès150 #Sports #camping

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La Balade pour la Paix, dans le cadre de #Canada150 du #375mtl, nous ramène à l’esprit de l’Expo 67. L’exposition d’art public présentera les œuvres d’artistes canadiens et internationaux. Cet hommage à la paix et aux des droits de l’homme se déroule sur la rue Sherbrooke dès auj., ce 5 juin! . . . La Balade pour la Paix, part of #Canada150 and @375mtl takes us back to the spirit of Expo 67. This public art exhibit will present Canadian and international artists work. This tribute to peace and human rights takes place along Sherbrooke Street is starting today, June 5th! #Expo67 #Montréal #humanrights #Paix #Peace

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What a better way to start #yey150 than with an event at the first Ukrainian settlement in Manitoba #canada150 #est1896

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Do you want a new best friend? Check out my blog to find out how. Hint, it's not a person! Link in bio. #canada150 #yey150

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The #MuskokaChairChallenge chairs are almost too beautiful to sit on. Almost. #Canada150 . . . Les chaises du projet Muskoka sont presque trop belles pour s'y asseoir. Presque. #MuskokaChairChallenge #Canada150

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Join a @Bioblitz150 and participate in Canada’s “nature selfie”! This looks like fun, eh? / Joignez-vous à un #Bioblitz150 et participer à «l'égoportrait de la nature» du Canada! Ça a l’air amusant, n’est-ce pas? #Canada150 #Wildlife #Faune #Canada150

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Today is the first day of fasting and the start of Ramadan! We'd like to wish everyone observing this month Ramadan Kareem and Ramadan Mubarek! #myumsu

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The 2017 Folklorama Open House is underway! #folklorama48 #celebrate #culture #73days

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#Repost @timeraiser with @repostapp ・・・ Wow @Timeraiser! More than 15,864 volunteer hours collected at Toronto’s #Timeraiser150! #Canada150 . . . Plus de 15 864 heures de bénévolat comptabilisées au #Timeraiser150 de #Toronto! #Canada150

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Le 27 juin est une journée à ne pas manquer! Des spectacles de musique et de danse auront lieu pour souligner la Journée canadienne du multiculturalisme. Où célébrerez-vous? #JournéeMulti #Canada150 #Toronto #Montréal #Vancouver . . . Mark your calendars because June 27 is a day you don’t want to miss! A multitude of music and dance performances by well-known artists will be taking place for Canadian Multiculturalism Day. Where will you celebrate? #MultiDay #Canada150 #Toronto #Montreal #Vancouver

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Celebrating #Canada150 at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival in #Regina! / Célébrations #Canada150 au festival ‎Cathedral Village Arts Festival in Regina! #CVAF

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Folklorama VIP Tours go on sale tomorrow! Bypass line-ups, see multiple pavilions, and enjoy a progressive cultural meal service! Link in bio!

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This could be you on June 2nd! @nbs_enb wants to see your moves on #SharingDance Day. Events are hosted in five major cities and communities across the country! #Canada150 #MovesMe #jointhemovement --- Cela pourrait être vous le 2 juin! @nbs_enb veut voir vos mouvements le jour de #DansonsEnsemble. Des activités se tiendront dans cinq grandes villes et dans des collectivités partout au pays! #Canada150 #MeTransporte #entrezdansladanse @sharing_dance

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En cette Journée mondiale de la diversité culturelle pour le dialogue et le développement, nous souhaitons la bienvenue à Monique F. Leroux à titre d’ambassadrice Canada 150! «Cette année, nous célébrons notre pays. En tant que Canadiens, nous avons la capacité de rassembler les gens. Les convictions fortes sont importantes dans le monde dans lequel nous vivons aujourd’hui. Nous devons continuer de bâtir un leadership inclusif, de s’engager totalement dans la diversité et de protéger notre démocratie. En fait, en tant que Canadiens nous ne voulons pas laisser personne derrière et nous voulons bâtir un monde meilleur. Joyeux anniversaire Canada ! » Monique F. Leroux Présidente de l’Alliance coopérative internationale Présidente du conseil d’administration d’Investissement-Québec Présidente du Conseil consultatif sur l’Économie et l’Innovation *** As we celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to welcome Monique F. Leroux as a #Canada150 Ambassador! “This year, we celebrate our country. As Canadians, we have the capacity to bring together people. Strong convictions are important in the world we live today. We need to continue to build inclusive leadership, to fully commit to diversity and to protect our democracy. In fact, as Canadians we want to leave no one behind and we want to build a better world. Happy anniversary Canada!” Monique F. Leroux President of the International Co-operative Alliance Chair of the board of Investissement-Québec Chair of the Quebec Economic and Innovation Council

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Grand opening of #inspirationvillage •• Ouverture officielle du Village de l'inspiration •• • • • • • • • #ottawa2017 #bywardmarket #ottawa #urbanexplorer #instalike #igersoftheday #igersottawa #igerscanada #discoverON #explorecanada #loveottawa #myottawa #ig_daily

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En cette Journée mondiale de la diversité culturelle pour le dialogue et le développement, nous souhaitons la bienvenue à Marie-Jo Thério à titre d’ambassadrice #Canada150! «Célébrer nos diversités culturelles, leurs mémoires respectives, leurs réalités en mouvement perpétuel. Défier nos ignorances, nos idées préconçues et leurs clichés inévitables; Faire la découverte de l'autre en partageant ce que nous avons de plus spécifique et chercher des espaces communs. Cette rencontre, capable de nous étonner, est notre plus bel accès dans la vie. » Marie-Jo Thério, artiste acadienne: musicienne, compositrice, comédienne et grande voyageuse Ambassadrice #Canada150 *** As we celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to welcome Marie-Jo Thério as a #Canada150 Ambassador! “A great joy to celebrate today our infinite cultural diversities, their respective memories, their incessant movement and its changes throughout time. By really aiming to explore and discover the other while exchanging what is most specific in all of us, we challenge our ignorance of the unknown, the lessons we were taught and the inevitable clichés they sometimes carry. This is our greatest privilege and our greatest access to discovery in life. ” Marie-Jo Thério, Acadian artist: Musician, songwriter, comedian and worldwide traveller. PHOTO : Shannie Drapeau

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Congrats to Nadia Cap who won the #rusalkacamp2017 Early Bird Draw! Register soon... Spots are filling up!

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At nightfall, the spotlight will be on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, which will be illuminated every evening to mark the #375Mtl and #Canada150! À la tombée de la nuit, pleins feux sur le pont Jacques-Cartier qui s’illuminera désormais tous les soirs en vue de marquer le #375Mtl et le #Canada150! @375mtl #Montréal #Pont #Bridge #LightShow #Spectacle #Lumières

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Let #Canada150 catch you by surprise! Giant letters might be coming to a city near you soon! / Laissez-vous surprendre par #Canada150! Peut-être que des lettres géantes seront bientôt près de chez vous? #GiantLetters #LettresGéantes #Calgary #Alberta #2017

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Grab your phones and check out the Canada 150 'Youth Engaging Youth' Project website! Stay up to date with all of the celebratory events happening this summer in Manitoba and across Canada! Link in bio. #yey150 #canada150

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#ThrowbackThursday to the inspiring #Sesqui film HORIZON Premiere in #Calgary! / #Souvenirs de la première de l’inspirant film HORIZON de @sesqui2017 à #Calgary! #VR #RV #Canada150 #Horizon #Premiere #Movie #Film

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Ever wanted to see 1,000,000 tulips? The 65th edition of the Canadian Tulip Festival blooms May 12-22. . . . Le Festival canadien des tulipes fleurira du 12 au 22 mai à Ottawa — 1 000 000 de tulipes en fleur! @cdntulipfest #tulipes #ottawa #tulips #cdntulipfest #myottawa #Canada150

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Stepping into a world of endless opportunity #yey150

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