Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Holodomor Commemoration Events in Canada – 2018

    Commemorative events across Canada marking the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor  Contents Commemorative events across Canada marking the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor ALBERTA BRITISH COLUMBIA MANITOBA SASKATCHEWAN ONTARIO QUEBEC. NOVA SCOTIA   ALBERTA   Nov 19/18 EDMONTON 12:15 PM Legislature Buildings Rotunda Edmonton, AB T5K 2B6 Commemoration in recognition of the 10th […]


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Director of Holodomor Museum in Kyiv Visits Montreal

MONTREAL – Montreal was the final stop for Olesia Stasiuk, the director of the National Holodomor Museum of Kyiv, who traveled across Canada with a presentation about the museum. Her two-day visit to Montreal was organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), Montreal branch.


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“Holodomor researchers featured at conference on oral history” [Article: The Ukrainian Weekly]

SOURCE: http://www.ukrweekly.com/uwwp/holodomor-researchers-featured-at-conference-on-oral-history/ By Sophia Isajiw MINNEAPOLIS – Four researchers of the Holodomor presented their findings at the annual meeting of the Oral History Association (OHA). The theme of the international conference, which took place October 4-7 in Minneapolis, was “Engaging Audiences: Oral History and the Public.” OHA is the major organization devoted to oral history, a […]


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Holodomor ‘one of the darkest chapters in human history’: [Article: Hamilton Spectator]

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7932499-holodomor-one-of-the-darkest-chapters-in-human-history-/ Holodomor ‘one of the darkest chapters in human history’ Nov 20, 2017 by Jeff Mahoney Hamilton Spectator The famine is long over, but a certain hunger still remains.A hunger for memory and learning. The Ukrainian community wants — needs — the world to not only acknowledge “Holodomor” (for decades the world didn’t) and to […]


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Canada Commemorates the Holodomor

84th Anniversary of the Holodomor, November 2017   Statements from National Parties   Statement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau   Leader of Opposition, the Honourable Andrew Scheer   Statement from the Green Party of Canada   Parliament Hill Commemorative Ceremony On November 20, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy […]


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Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day

Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day November 24, 2017. OTTAWA. On Saturday, November 25, Canada commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33, millions of Ukrainians – children, women and men – were murdered by the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin. The Ukrainian nation was condemned to death by starvation because of the Ukrainian peoples’ aspiration for independence […]


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2017 Holodomor Awareness Week

By Irka Mycak, Chair UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is launching the tenth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week November 20-26, 2017 to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor – Famine Genocide of 1932-33.   As we gather this year, let us pay tribute to the victims of the Famine Genocide […]


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“Making the Holodomor Known” [Ukrainian Weekly]

SOURCE: http://www.ukrweekly.com/uwwp/making-the-holodomor-known/ June 30, 2017 EDITORIALS Making the Holodomor known “Holodomor 1932-1933. Famine-Genocide in Ukraine. In memory of the millions of innocent victims of a man-made famine in Ukraine engineered and implemented by Stalin’s totalitarian regime.” That’s the text on the Holodomor Memorial in Washington. That this evocative memorial was erected in 2015 warks a huge […]


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Bitter Harvest Premieres in Canada

March 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The feature-film Bitter Harvest, which is based on the events of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, 1932-33 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. Bitter Harvest takes place in Ukraine during the Holodomor – the Genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph […]


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