Paul Yuzyk was a respected teacher, community leader, professor, author, historian, human rights advocate and parliamentarian. A detailed account of his life and contributions in all of these fields is located in the Biography section of this website, specifically under Public Life and Contributions and Service to the Ukrainian Community. His significant contribution to the development of Canada’s multicultural identity is found in the Biography section called Senator on a Mission and in the Multiculturalism section of this website.
Senator Yuzyk (far left) joins Ukrainian Leaders with Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and his Cabinet members, Winnipeg, 27 September 1962. Diefenbaker was honoured at a testimonial dinner attended by about 500 Ukrainian Canadians.
Official Senate Photo