Intern Events

During the program interns are expected to take part in a full range of extracurricular activities organised by their program coordinators and the CUPP leadership team. This program of events has, in the past, included:

  • The Ukrainian Day on Parliament Hill - organized annualy by CUPP participants and attended by members of the Ukrainian-Canadian community, MPs and ministers
  • Remembrance Day at the National War Memorial - on 11 November each year in remembrance of Canada's fallen servicemen 
  • Vyshyvanka Day - third thursday in May each year
  • The Prayer for Peace - organized annualy by CUPP participants and attended by a range of religious, civilian, and state representatives

Furthermore, interns are expected to fully participate in any meetings organised with:

  • Senators and Members of the House of Commons
  • Government Ministers from Canada and/or Ukraine
  • Foreign and Ukrainian diplomats (including the Canadian Ambassador in Kyiv and Ukrainian Ambassador in Ottawa)
  • Members of the Ukrainian-Canadian Community in Ottawa