Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

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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Canada commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day

 Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day  Ukraine Remembers. The World Acknowledges      November 23, 2018. OTTAWA. On Saturday, November 24, Canada commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33, millions of Ukrainians – children, women and men – were murdered by the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin. This year, we solemnly commemorate the 85th anniversary of this genocide of the Ukrainian people. [&hellip


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