This plaque in the Johnston Terminal Building at The Forks, erected in 1995 by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, commemorates immigration agent Cyril Genik. Between 1896 and 1914, Genik helped thousands of Ukrainian immigrants settle in the Canadian West and develop the area’s great resource potential.
Genik commemorative plaque (no date)
Source: Parks Canada
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88706, W97.12979
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Cyril Genik (1857-1925)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Johnston Terminal Building (25 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance
We thank Peter McLure for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 August 2019
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