Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

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 (UCC). With the cooperation of

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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 of

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International Holodomor Memorial Day

Let Us Remember
National Holodomor Memorial Day
Saturday, November 22
Canadians mark the 81st anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide



“The Ukrainian Famine was the crime of the century that nobody’s ever heard of.”

- Historian James Mace
Canadians continue to mark the 81st anniversary of the Holodomor, Famine Genocide of 1932-33, with commemorative events scheduled across the country.
Saturday, November 22 marks

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Holodomor Commemorated in Parliament 2014

81st Holodomor Anniversary Commemorated in Parliament



Rev. Michael Winn (L) and Rev. Fr. Ihor Okhrimtchouk lead those assembled in prayer 

November 19, 2014 – Ottawa, Canada 
On Wednesday November 19th, in participation of National Holodomor Awareness Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in cooperation with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada

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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”
The Verba Ukrainian Dance Company will show the emotional struggle of the Holodomor this upcoming weekend.

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