Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill

Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill Holodomor National Awareness Tour Visits Hill 30 November, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, in partnership with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada, held a solemn commemoration in Canada’s Parliament to mark the 83rd anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide in Ukraine. In 1932-33 the [&hellip


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Children of Holodomor Survivors Speak

VISIT WEBSITE: www.ucrdc.org/Archive-Oral-History-Children_of_Holodomor_Survivors_Speak.html The groundbreaking oral history project Children of Holodomor Survivors Speak consists of interviews with children of the survivors of the Ukrainian Holodomor (genocidal famine) and is the first such project to address its impact on the lives of the second generation of survivors in the diaspora. Studies of the intergenerational transmission of [&hellip


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Holodomor Awareness in Canada’s Capital Ottawa – November 24, 2016 SUSK uOttawa Press Release

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, in Ottawa, Canada, the nation’s capital, SUSK uOttawa (University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club) organized Holodomor Awareness Day, on the 83rd anniversary in commemoration of millions of innocent victims of Ukraine’s Holodomor – Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s man made famine genocide to destroy the Ukrainian nation perpetrated in 1932-1933. In Ukrainian villages [&hellip


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Statements by PMO and Official Opposition on Holodomor National Awareness Week

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day: “Today, we commemorate one of the darkest chapters in human history: the forced starvation of millions of Ukrainians by the tyrannical regime of Joseph Stalin in the early 1930s. This [&hellip


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Commemorate November 25th as ‘Holodomor Memorial Day’

November is the month of Remembrance and we are again reminded of the Holodomor — the political act of the Genocidal Famine perpetrated by Joseph Stalin and his Soviet regime in Ukraine in the years 1932-33.  The death by starvation of millions of people, especially children, has left its mark on survivors and their descendants [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches 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 22 November 2016 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has launched National Holodomor Awareness Week from 21-27 November 2016. In 1932-33, in an [&hellip


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Ukrainian Students’ Club commemorate the Holodomor

Source: http://thefulcrum.ca/arts/ukrainian-students-club-commemorate-the-holodomor/ 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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HISTORIAN TYMOTHY SNYDER DELIVERS 18TH TORONTO ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FAMINE LECTURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HISTORIAN TYMOTHY SNYDER DELIVERS 18TH TORONTO ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FAMINE LECTURE CONTACT:      Marta Baziuk, 416 923-4732;                            hrec@ualberta.a•www.holodomor.ca 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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