The commemoration events were held on the pier 21, where a ship with the first Ukrainian immigrants had arrived in 1891.
Celebrations began by opening the exhibition titled Journey to Canada: Ukrainian Immigration 1891-1900, which depicts the journey of the first immigrants to Canada, their experiences and the challenges they faced.
The Ukrainian-Canadian society has also unveiled a memorial plaque in honor of the five waves of Ukrainian immigration.
The events were attended by almost one hundred people, including several members of the federal and provincial parliaments.
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