Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC; French: Église orthodoxe ukrainienne du Canada) is an Eastern Orthodox church in Canada, primarily consisting of Orthodox Ukrainian Canadians. Its former name (before 1990) was the Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church of Canada (UGOCC). The Church, currently a metropolis of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, is part of the wider Eastern Orthodox communion, however was created independently in 1918.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
ClassificationEastern Orthodox
PolityEpiscopal
LeaderMetropolitan Yurij (Kalistchuk) of Winnipeg
RegionCanada
Origin1918
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Branched fromEcumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
Members85,725

It has cathedrals in many Canadian cities including Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal. The Metropolitan Cathedral, seminary (St. Andrew's College), and central administrative office are all based in Winnipeg. Also the church is affiliated with four residences for university students: St. Vladimir Institute in Toronto, Ontario; St. Petro Mohyla Institute in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; St. John's Institute in Edmonton, Alberta; and one operating at St. Andrew's College. The church's membership is about ten thousand. The current Primate of the church is Metropolitan Yurij (Kalistchuk).