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Holodomor mobile classroom makes Park pit stops


Sherwood Park News

Travis Dosser Published on: April 30, 2019 | Last Updated: April 30, 2019 10:23 AM EDT A high-tech bus that teaches kids about a dark chapter in world history made a pair of stops in Sherwood Park and captivated local students. The Holodomor Mobile Classroom is generally aimed at high school students, but it made …

Holodomor bus teaches students about the Ukrainian genocide


The Martlet - University of Victoria

April 22, 2019 Natasha Simpson Remembering the Holodomor, remembering our voices The bus is impossible to miss. It’s massive, painted with orange wheat fields, blue sky, and “HOLODOMOR — THE UKRAINIAN GENOCIDE” in white capital letters. A sight that causes drivers to do double takes on the highway, it was equally arresting parked outside UVic’s …

Kingston Ukrainian festival marks 50 years


The Kingston Whig-Standard

One of Canada’s oldest Ukrainian festivals celebrated 50 years this past weekend. The Lviv, Ukraine Folklore Festival offered up the tantalizing food, music, dance and culture of Ukraine during its five-decade anniversary event at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School Friday through Sunday. Lubomyr Luciuk is the president of the Ukrainian Canadian Club of Kingston and …

Interacting with genocide


Jewish Independent

What constitutes a genocide? How many Ukrainians were murdered by Josef Stalin’s human-created famine in the 1930s? Would you stand up in a situation where lives were at risk – even if it meant you might become targeted? These were some of the questions confronted by Grade 12 students of King David High School last …

Premier Jason Kenney visits the Holodomor Mobile Classroom


Jason Kenney on Facebook

Thank you Premier Kenney for visiting the Holodomor Mobile Classroom at Austin O’Brien Catholic High School, and for your ongoing support!

Legislative Assembly
of British Columbia
excerpts from April 1st, 2019 Afternoon Sitting


Fourth Session, 41st Parliament (2019) OFFICIAL REPORT OF DEBATES (HANSARD) Monday, April 1, 2019 Afternoon Sitting Issue No. 227 ISSN 1499-2175 Hon. B. Ralston: Today in the House are a number of Canadians of Ukrainian origin who are here to launch a Canada-wide initiative to raise the knowledge of and awareness of the Holodomor. It …

McCoy students visited by Holodomor bus


Medicine Hat News

McCoy students visited by Holodomor bus By JEREMY APPEL on April 16, 2019. @MHNJeremyAppel The Holodomor National Awareness Tour bus stopped in Medicine Hat on Monday, giving high school students at Monsignor McCoy the opportunity to learn about one of the lesser-known atrocities of the 20th century. The tour is put on by the …

Professionally Speaking – The Publication of the Ontario College of Teachers, March 2019, Tech Class pg 41


The Holodomor bus uses technology to raise awareness about the Ukrainian genocide.

History that comes to you A Thunder Bay high school teacher has a high-tech mobile classroom roll into town. By Stefan Dubowski Professionally Speaking – The Publication of the Ontario College of Teachers March 2019 Page 41 Photo: Mix Tape Creative Agency THE CHALLENGE: Expand students’ appreciation for history. THE SOLUTION: Invite the Holodomor National …

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 …

‘Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story’ Tells How Brave Canadian Journalist Wrote About Holodomor



Rhea Clyman, a Canadian journalist born in Poland, is finally getting more international recognition as the first and one of the few journalists who exposed the Holodomor, Joseph Stalin’s genocidal starvation of 4 million Ukrainians from 1932-1933.

Russia’s Digital Warfare Has Put Western Democracies in The Crosshairs



Opinion: Russia is sowing discord, amid allegations of ties to assassinations and investments into social-media companies. The time for complacency is over

The Canadian Who Documented Soviet Horrors


C J News

In 1928, 24-year-old Torontonian Rhea Clyman, the one-legged daughter of Polish-Jewish immigrants, arrived in Moscow with no job, no residence and no command of the local language.

Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story


New Pathway

We live in a time where the most powerful tools in the field of journalism lie in everyone’s pockets. A voice recorder, camera, and notepad all in one— we could certainly ask for no better.

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