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:
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.