Contribution to the Ukrainian Canadian Community

The Senator's Life and Career: Linked to the Ukrainian Community in Canada and Abroad

See also Contribution to Canada

Senator Yuzyk was founder and first president of the Ukrainian National Youth Federation and a founder of the Canadian Association of Slavists and the Ukrainian Canadian University Students Union. He was also the author of several books including For a Better Canada, The Ukrainians in Manitoba: A Social History, and Ukrainian Canadians: Their Place and Role in Canadian Life.

Senator Yuzyk (far left) joins Ukrainian Leaders with Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and his Cabinet members, Winnipeg, 27 September 1962. Diefenbaker was honored at a testimonial dinner attended by about 500 Ukrainian Canadians.