Canadians commemorate

Canada recognizes genocide; proclaims Holodomor Remembrance Day

Canada was among the leading nations to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide in May of 2008. In addition to the Federal Government, four Canadian provinces have also recognized the Holodomor proclaiming the fourth Saturday of each November as Holodomor Remembrance Day in Canada.

The following parliaments have recognized the Holodomor:
Federal Government of Canada – May 29, 2008
Province of Saskatchewan – May 7, 2008
Province of Alberta – October 30, 2008
Province of Manitoba – December 4, 2008
Province of Ontario – April 9, 2009

More on recognition in Canada

National Holodomor Awareness Week, November 23 - 29, 2008

75th Anniversary Commemorations 2007-2008

In November 2007, Ukrainians around the world launched a year-long commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor - Ukrainian Famine Genocide of 1932-33. To commemorate and raise awareness of this tragedy, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress together with its member organizations and the Ukrainian community in Canada organized numerous events and promoted various initiatives.

International Remembrance Flame

The Holodomor of 1932-33: A 75th Anniversary Conference on the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide, November 1, 2007, Andrij Makuch

National Holodomor Awareness Week, November 16 - 23, 2008

Ukraine remembers Canada acknowledges, 2008 Commemorative Insert