Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

National Holodomor Awareness Week 2015: November 23 – 29

In 2015, National Holodomor Awareness Week will be held November 23rd -29th More information coming soon!

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Ontario Invests in Education About the Holodomor

 Ontario Invests in Education About the Holodomor New Mobile Classroom to Build Understanding, Respect and Global Citizenship Starting in the 2015-16 school year, students in publicly funded schools across Ontario will have access to an innovative learning experience about the Holodomor – a man-made famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in 1932-1933. The province has [&hellip

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OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of Childhood” [&hellip

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USC uOttawa “Holodomor: Ukraine’s Genocide” Movie Screening

LINK News Release USC uOttawa “Holodomor: Ukraine’s Genocide” Movie Screening: Ottawa Mourning for Millions of Victims of Ukrainian Genocide, Holodomor 1932/33 PHOTOS HERE University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club (USC uOttawa) organized a “Holodomor: Ukraine’s Genocide” movie screening on November 20, 2014, at Desmarais building, University of Ottawa. “Holodomor: Ukraine’s Genocide” is an Award [&hellip

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Jars Balan on CBC radio

LISTEN HERE: On the Coast Talk Variety Time: Feb 4, 2015 5:15 PM CST (UTC -0600) Local Broadcast Time: 5:15 PM CST (UTC -0600) Call Sign: CBWAM (CBW) Market: International Programming   …well tonight at the canadian museum for human rights a lecture about the role canadians played of warning the world about the whole of the more [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.5M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Community is grateful to the Government of Canada, the Ministry of Multiculturalism, and Minister Jason Kenney, for supporting the “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”. The three year grant, valued at $1.5M, will support the education of tens of thousands of students, community leaders and the public at large on the historical events of the horrific Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine, 1932-33.

The “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”, is a joint project between four organizations: the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF, the lead on the project), the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre (UCRDC) and the Holodomor Research and Educational Consortium (HREC).

“This project will build bridges among communities to promote intercultural understanding, tolerance, awareness and a deeper respect for the democratic values that we Canadians hold so dear,” said Bob Onyschuk, Q.C., Past Chair of CUF, and Project Lead.

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Article: “Holodomor Film Good for Schools” [New Pathway]

Holodomor Film Good for Schools   (From left) Lydia Falconer, Luba Goy, Ariadna Ochrymovych, Tamara Mischena Photo by Peter Warth Oksana Zakydalska, Toronto “If we want schools to teach about the Holodomor, we need to provide teachers with appropriate materials”, says Valentyna Kuryliw, Chair of the National Holodomor Education Committee of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress [&hellip

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Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature On November 17, 2014, Mr. Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke-Center, invited the Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ National Holodomor Education Committee to join him as special guests in the Ontario Legislature for the start of Holodomor Education Week. During the parliamentary session Mr. Baker commemorated the 81st anniversary [&hellip

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