Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Ukrainian Students’ Club commemorate the Holodomor

Source: Club holds event for famine-genocide remembrance The University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club (SUSK Ottawa) hosted an event in the Alumni Auditorium on Nov. 24, featuring a historical exhibit, speakers, and a documentary film to commemorate the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-33, called the Holodomor. The students in SUSK Ottawa felt that the commemoration was [&hellip

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Statement by the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada at Commemoration of the Holodomor in Parliament

Thank you for the opportunity to bring greetings on behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada ‎Tonight is a solemn occasion to mark and more importantly to remember and bear witness to the Holodomor. As you have already heard, the Holodomor was an unconscionable event in human history–a genocide conducted by [&hellip

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HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATED ON PARLIAMENT HILL – National Holodomor Awareness Tour Inaugurated on Parliament Hill

December 9, 2015 – OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a solemn commemoration to mark the 82nd anniversary the 1932-33 Holodomor in Ukraine on Parliament Hill. The Holodomor, which means death by starvation, refers to the 1932-33 Famine-Genocide, where millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death [&hellip

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HISTORIAN TYMOTHY SNYDER DELIVERS 18TH TORONTO ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FAMINE LECTURE CONTACT:      Marta Baziuk, 416 923-4732;                            hrec@ualberta.a• TORONTO – Historian Timothy Snyder delivered the Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture to a crowded auditorium at the University of Toronto on November 4.  Speaking on the topic “The Ukrainian Famine as World History,” he [&hellip

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day

November 28, 2015 Valletta, Malta The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day: “One of the darkest chapters of human history, the Holodomor, occurred over eighty years ago between 1932 and 1933. The Holodomor was the systemic and horrific genocide of millions of Ukrainians by a totalitarian Soviet regime. [&hellip

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UCC Saskatchewan e-Bulletin for 2015 November 27

  e-Бюлетень Published by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan Provincial Council, Inc.     27 November 2015 Vol. 12 № 22 (240) 27 листопада 2015 р. 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada (1891-2016) UCC Unveils Logo… (media release) | Description of the Logo Design | About the Artist КУК представив логотип… (прес-реліз) | Пояснення [&hellip

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UCC President’s Statement on the 82nd Anniversary of the Holodomor

This week we remember and commemorate the terrible tragedy of the Holodomor where countless millions of men, women and children were senselessly murdered through starvation by the communist regime of Joseph Stalin. Today the Holodomor remains an incredibly important and relevant human rights story. In trying to understand genocide, I have often asked myself why [&hellip

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Statement by Minister Joly Commemorating the Holodomor

Department of Canadian Heritage November 27, 2015 15:00 ET Statement by Minister Joly Commemorating the Holodomor OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 27, 2015) – This week Canadians commemorate one of the greatest tragedies of the last century: the deaths of millions of Ukrainians who perished as victims of a man-made famine under Stalin from 1932 to [&hellip

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Release Date: 27 November 2015 For immediate release SENATOR ANDREYCHUK MARKS UKRAINIAN FAMINE-GENOCIDE   (“HOLODOMOR”) MEMORIAL DAY Senator Andreychuk made the following statement ahead of the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (“Holodomor”) Memorial Day on Saturday, November 28, 2015: “The fourth Saturday in November has been recognized by Ukrainian communities throughout the world as a day to [&hellip

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