Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

UCC responds to University of Alberta statement on the Holodomor

December.06.2019. In response to the statement issued today by the President of the University of Alberta, Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), issued the following response:   “The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) recognizes the University of Alberta’s leading role in Canadian research on the Holodomor Famine-Genocide of 1932-33, particularly through the Canadian Institute of [&hellip


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Call to Action: Holodomor Denial by University of Alberta Lecturer

This week University of Alberta students along with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union uncovered a series of public social media posts by Assistant Lecturer Dougal MacDonald that call the Holodomor a “myth” and a “lie”. To view some of these posts, please click here. Despite recognition of the Holodomor by the Canadian Parliament and provincial [&hellip


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Holodomor Commemoration Events 2019

Holodomor Commemorations across Canada   Alberta Calgary Annual Holodomor Commemoration Saturday, November 23, 2019 11 am UCC Calgary will be hosting the event Candlelight vigil at the Holodomor Monument in Calgary Friday, November 22, 2019 7pm Memorial Drive and Edmonton Trail This vigil is organized by the Calgary Branch of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM). [&hellip


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British Columbia adopts Holodomor Memorial Act

October 30, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by the Legislative of British Columbia of Bill M225, Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act. The bill, introduced by BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, MLA, passed third reading unanimously yesterday. Royal Assent is expected on Thursday. “Thank you to [&hellip


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Statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

April 24, 2019, Ottawa Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO today issued the following statement: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “The UCC [&hellip


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UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month

UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month OTTAWA, April 10, 2019.  In recognition of Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is once again part of a coalition of civil society organizations joining together to solemnly commemorate and condemn acts of genocide and recommit to working together to prevent genocide. Events are scheduled to take place [&hellip


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