he Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council is pleased to introduce the Bulava Awards. The Bulava Award will be an annual event dedicated to the celebration and acknowledgement of Manitobans who have volunteered their time, energy and expertise to enhance our Ukrainian Canadian community in Manitoba ensuring it remains strong, vibrant and active for future generations. The inaugural recipients of the award are: James Bezan, MP, Hon. Dave. Chomiak, MLA, Len Derkach, Dmytro Duschak, Peter Korbutiak, Wasyl Kucharsky, Dr. Louis Melosky, CM, Jaroslava Palamartchuk, Taras Prychitko, Dr. Serge Radchuk, CM, QC, the Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate and Anne Wach.