Sterling Demchinsky worked as a federal civil servant for 35 years, mostly as a technical writer and researcher. Since 1995, his goal has been to photograph every Ukrainian Church in Canada. To date, he has photographed over 600 of them.
Now retired, Mr. Demchinsky works as a writer and researcher, collaborating with Ukrainian churches and universities. Mr. Demchinsky’s photos are housed in the National Archives, the Archives of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg and the Archives of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.