The Ukrainian National Federation is a non-profit corporation. The organization is based across Canada and endeavors to embrace all of our fellow Ukrainian Canadians. The UNF is non-sectarian and non-political. Its internal structure consists of affiliated organizations that have equal rights and status.

UNF strucututre

Affiliated organizations

  • Ukrainian War Veterans Association (UWVA)
  • Ukrainian Women’s Organization (UWO)
  • Ukrainian National Youth Federation (UNYF)
  • “Pomich Ukraini”/“Penny Fund”.

Board of Directors

The UNF is administered by a Board of Directors consisting of 23 members, democratically elected at a triennial convention. The UNF has Branches across Canada. Each Branch operates independently and the National Board of Directors coordinates the activities and sets policy.

Audit Committee

National Executive

Jurij Roman Klufas

President, Toronto

Adrian Kowryha

Eastern VP, Montreal


Western VP, Regina

John Moskalyk

Secretary, Toronto


Treasurer, Toronto


The UNF of Canada and its Affiliates are represented across Canada by Branches of the Organization who, through their Halls, Programs and Activities promote the organization’s Objectives and Values, and offer a source of support, coordination and information for the local Ukrainian Canadian Community. Within 10 years of it’s creation in 1932, the UNF, along with it’s affiliates had 91 branches across Canada. Essentially every stop along the Canadian National Railway was served by a branch of the UNF. Today, as demographics have changed the UNF’s Branches number 14 across Canada, serving most of the Major urban centers where Ukrainian-Canadians reside.

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