The Holodomor National Awareness Tour

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour is a project of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation, supported by the Government of Canada and the Governments of Ontario and Manitoba, to raise awareness about the Holodomor and help build a strong, democratic, diverse and tolerant society in Canada.

The Holodomor was a famine-genocide carried out in 1932-33 by the Soviet Union led by Joseph Stalin, which resulted in the deaths of millions of Ukrainians.

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour features the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC), a state-of-the-art, interactive mobile learning space, to engage and educate students and the public across Canada about the Holodomor.

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The holodomor mobile classroom

The Holodomor Mobile Classroom is a state-of-the-art RV created to provide educational seminars on the Holodomor across Canada. The Holodomor Mobile Classroom features twelve 4k screens spanning the length of the interior and seating for up to 33 people, wheelchair accessible.

Meet the HMC

About the Holodomor

The term Holodomor (Ukrainian for “death by forced starvation”) refers to the genocidal starvation of untold millions of Ukrainians in 1932–33. The Holodomor resulted from the brutal imposition of Soviet Communist policy in order to ...
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The holodomor mobile classroom at your school

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour offers three educational modules, two on board the Mobile Classroom and one in a larger school setting.
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The holodomor mobile classroom in your community

The Holodomor Mobile Classroom’s role in community events is to help inform Canadians about this tragic famine-genocide, engineered by a government sworn to protect the Ukrainian people.
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In the News

Weston Collegiate students learn about Holodomor genocide


Weston Collegiate students learn about Holodomor genocide

News Nov 29, 2018 by Lisa Rainford They watched in rapt silence; images of starving men, women, and children; many of whom were buried alive. As part of an elective course, genocide and crimes against humanity, students at Weston Collegiate Institute acknowledged Holodomor Memorial Day, Friday, Nov. 23, a day to commemorate the forced …

Stalin’s Four-Pronged Offensive Against Ukraine Explained


Demographers now calculate that more than four million Ukrainians starved in just six months, one of the greatest genocides to befoul 20th-century European history, yet for decades, what happened was almost forgotten. On September 20, 1953, Dr. Raphael Lemkin, a legal scholar, spoke in New York City about Stalin’s four-pronged offensive against Ukraine. That country’s …

“Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story” A Discussion with Andrew Tkach and Anne Applebaum


Panel discussion with Andrew Tkach, the film director, and Anne Applebaum, historian and columnist, author of “Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine”. The discussion was moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of Ukrainian Institute London. 12 June 2018. On June 5, 2018, the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto was the site of the Canadian film premiere …

Sponsors, Supporters and Partners

Temerty Family Foundation
Petro Jacyk Education Foundation
Petro Jacyk Education Foundation
Ihnatowycz Family Foundation

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Holodomor National Awareness Tour