Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Holodomor Bill Introduced in Quebec

    National Holodomor Awareness Week continues through November 29.  For a list of commemorative events in your community visit www.ucc.ca/holodomor/events.htm. On the 76th anniversary of the famine genocide in Ukraine 1932-33 Montreal, Quebec –  Yesterday members of the Quebec National Assembly unanimously accepted the introduction of a private member’s bill recognizing the Holodomor demonstrating [&hellip


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Holodomor recognized as Genocide by Alberta Legislature

Alberta, Canada – On Thursday October 30, the Alberta Legislature passed Bill 37, the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act recognizing the Holodomor as genocide and setting aside the fourth Saturday of every November as Holodomor Memorial Day. Introduced by the Honourable Gene Zwozdesky, Deputy House Leader and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, the [&hellip


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Historic Holodomor Bill Fast Tracked

OTTAWA – Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan rose in the House of Commons yesterday and with the support of all parties successfully moved that his Private Members Bill C-459 be passed at all stages. The bill establishes a Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day and recognizes the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33 as an act of [&hellip


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Saskatchewan recognizes the Holodomor as a genocide

Regina – On May 7 the Saskatchewan Legislature passed through second and third readings Bill 40, the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act and sent the Bill for assent making Saskatchewan the first province in Canada to recognize the Holodomor as genocide. A day earlier, May 6, Deputy Premier and Education Minister Ken Krawetz introduced [&hellip


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International Holodomor Remembrance Flame arrives on Canadian soil

Toronto – The International Holodomor Remembrance Flame arrived on Canadian soil on Friday, April 18. The Flame was presented during a ceremony at Toronto’s City Hall which also included the opening of the exhibit Holodomor: Genocide by Famine produced by the League of Ukrainian Canadians. Presenting the Flame was His Excellency Valentyn Adomaytis, Ukraine’s Ambassador [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Applauds Introduction of the Holodomor Memorial Day Act

Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the League of Ukrainian Canadians and the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women wish to extend their support and gratitude to Brant MPP Dave Levac for introducing the Holodomor Memorial Day Act into the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on April 17th, 2008. “This important piece of legislation will finally [&hellip


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LE PREMIER MINISTRE HARPER COMMÉMORE LA FAMINE UKRAINIENNE

Le 28 novembre 2007 Ottawa (Ontario) Le Premier ministre Stephen Harper a livré aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion d’une cérémonie commémorant les victimes de l’Holodomor – la famine qui, en 1932 et 1933, a fait des millions de morts en Ukraine et dans d’autres parties de l’Union soviétique. « C’est pour moi un honneur [&hellip


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PRIME MINISTER HARPER COMMEMORATES UKRAINIAN FAMINE

November 28, 2007 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today at a commemoration ceremony for the victims of Holodomor – the famine that killed millions in Ukraine and other parts of the Soviet Union between 1932 and 1933. “I am very honoured to join you tonight in this solemn commemoration of [&hellip


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