November 18, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) will host the National Holodomor Commemoration on Sunday, November 22 at 8PM Eastern time.
The National Holodomor Commemoration will launch National Holodomor Awareness Week (November 23-29, 2020), commemorating the 87th anniversary of the Holodomor, the Soviet Communist regime’s genocide against the Ukrainian people
“We are honoured that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Official Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole and Leader of the New Democratic Party Jagmeet Singh will participate in this year’s National Holodomor Commemoration,” stated Irene Mycak, Chair of the UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee. “Please join us on November 22 to pay tribute to the memory of the millions of victims of the Holodomor and assist us in ensuring that such crimes are never repeated.”
As we gather this year in remembrance, we pray for the souls of the victims of the Holodomor. We pray for the good health of the survivors among us and their families who, by sharing their stories, continue to educate and unite us in our mission to raise awareness of the Holodomor.
Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the Holodomor Commemoration will be broadcast online, on:
May the Memory of the Victims Be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять.
Holodomor Commemorative Events in Canada
This year, the National Holodomor Commemoration will take place online. Many communities will also be holding online events.
The UCC has compiled a list of Commemorative Events, lectures and webinars. To see the list of events taking place this year, please see here
Help us get Holodomor included in the Dictionary!
Deadline December 1
The UCC calls on all Canadians to sign the petition to get the word Holodomor included in all major English-language dictionaries.
The deadline to sign the petition is December 1 You can sign the petition here: