Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Ukrainian Canadian Congress launches National Holodomor Awareness Week

Ukrainian Canadian Congress launches National Holodomor Awareness Week
 
“We were guilty, we just didn’t know of what, of what sins.
Simply because we were called Ukrainians.”
Halyna Huba
Holodomor survivor, Poltava oblast
18 November 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has launched National Holodomor Awareness Week from 17-23 November 2014.
Eighty one years ago, in an attempt to silence the Ukrainian nation


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National Holodomor Memorial Day [November 22, 2014]

National Holodomor Memorial Day
November 22, 2014 
Pause for a moment of silence at 19:32 local time.
Light a candle of remembrance in your home.
Participate in local commemorative events and memorial services 
 
Let us pay tribute to the memory of the millions of innocent victims
by sharing the story.


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CTV News Winnipeg: “Dance company to honour victims of Ukrainian famine”

http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1054237
The Verba Ukrainian Dance Company will show the emotional struggle of the Holodomor this upcoming weekend.


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“REMEMBERING THE HOLODOMOR” : Statement in the House of Commons – Peggy Nash, MP for Parkdale—High Park

REMEMBERING THE HOLODOMOR
Tuesday, November 26th
OTTAWA – Peggy Nash, MP for Parkdale—High Park, rose in the House of Commons today to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor. A video of the statement has been posted here:http://goo.gl/hOSZwv
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Ms. Peggy Nash (Parkdale—High Park, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize the solemn occasion of the 80th anniversary of


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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 80th anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor

http://www.patriarchate.org/news/releases/patriarchal-message-80th-holodomor-anniversary
Beloved in the Lord: grace and peace be unto you.
It is with all great pride, albeit with heavy heart that we are communicating with all of you today from the historic and martyric Mother Church of Constantinople on the solemn occasion of the eightieth anniversary of the Holodomor of the Ukrainian Nation.
As we prayerfully commemorate the tragic


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Sharing the Story – Holodomor Awareness eNewsletter – Volume 1, Issue 9 – November 23, 2013

Volume 1, Issue 9 – November 23, 2013.

  
International Holodomor Memorial Day
Saturday, November 23
 
Remember the victims with a moment of silence at 19:32 local time.
Light a candle of remembrance in your home.
Participate in local commemorative events and memorial services.
 
Share the story … Share the truth of the Holodomor
 

Ukraine remembers – the World acknowledges
 

 
Міжнародний День Пам’яті Жертв Голодомору
субота, 23


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Minister Kenney Issues a Statement in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor

Ottawa, November 22, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor:
“Tomorrow, Canadians will commemorate the grim anniversary of one of the worst atrocities in human history. Eight decades ago, Josef Stalin’s Soviet regime caused the deliberate mass starvation of millions of people in Ukraine.
“Ukrainians


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor

November 22, 2013Ottawa, Ontario
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor, which takes place tomorrow:
“Tomorrow, Canadians and people around the world will pause to remember the millions of men, women and children who perished during the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-1933, an atrocity perpetrated by Josef Stalin’s communist regime.
“I encourage


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