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Holodomor Awareness Tour Traverses Canada


Holodomor was a genocide wreaked upon the Ukrainian population of the former Soviet Union in the 30’s in numbers equivalent to the entire population of Western Canada. A commemorative bus is touring throughout the country to make people aware of the horror. Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Robert Sopuck shares the need for such awareness. “I think …

Travelling exhibit raises awareness about Holodomor’s horrors


Speaker after speaker on the legislature grounds Thursday morning lamented just how little knowledge so many Canadians still have of the Soviet Union’s deliberate starving of millions of Ukrainians in 1932 and 1933.

Holodomor National Awareness Tour Offers Valuable Lessons About Democratic Values, Freedom: Wishart


Students, teachers and members of the public will gather together at the Legislative Building grounds today to learn about the Holodomor in a unique, interactive mobile learning space, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. “By remembering the tragedies of the past, we equip ourselves with the knowledge to prevent a repeat of the …

Holodomor bus visits Saskatchewan


SASKATOON — An educational bus is touring Saskatchewan featuring the Holodomor, a famine in which millions of Ukrainians died under Stalin. This summer, a new curriculum was developed by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan (UCCS) to explore the Holodomor, with partnership from FAST (Fighting Anti-Semitism Together) to incorporate into their free curriculum available for teachers.

Winnipeg students learn about ‘unknown’ Ukrainian genocide aboard mobile classroom


A group of Winnipeg students just got a chance to learn about an “unknown” Ukrainian genocide in an interactive classroom on wheels. The 12-metre-long Holodomor Mobile Classroom rolled up to Sisler High School Tuesday. Students from two history classes were invited inside the mobile learning centre, where they took part in an hour-long interactive lesson …

Students Explore History Through Holodomor Mobile Classroom


On Oct 18th 2016, Sisler High School had the priviledge of exploring history through the Holodomor Mobile Classroom. The HMC is housed in a 12-meter long bus with extensive multimedia capabilities including a theatre with seating for more than 30 students. Prior to hosting in the Holodomor Mobile Classroom, Sisler history teacher Orysya Petryshyn educated …

Holodomor bus visits Regina high schools


Holodomor, death by starvation, was inflicted on the Ukrainian people about the time the Great Depression and the dirty thirties hit the rest of the world, but few people knew about it. The Holodomor Bus tour will educate not only students but also the rest of the population.

Awareness tour of Ukrainian famine comes to North Battleford


The Holodomor National Awareness Tour will be stopping at North Battleford Comprehensive High School Oct. 11 and 12. Students and the public will have an opportunity to view the travelling museum featuring a “mobile classroom” with theatre-style seating. The tour has been making its way across Manitoba and Saskatchewan this fall to raise awareness of …

High school students get lesson on Holodomor


Saskatchewan high school students get an interactive lesson on Holodomor, the 1932 – 33 genocide of the Ukrainian people.

‘The best kept secret’


Prince Albert students learn about the Ukrainian genocide of 1932-33 This week Prince Albert high school students had the opportunity to learn about one of the lesser-known genocides of the 20th century. On Oct. 5 and 6 the Toronto-based Canada Ukraine Foundation’s Holodomor National Awareness Tour bus visited the city.

A national touring exhibit designed to raise awareness of the Holodomor Ukrainian genocide is in Sas


A national touring exhibit designed to raise awareness of the Holodomor Ukrainian genocide is in Saskatchewan for the next three weeks. The Holodomor mobile classroom was parked outside the Legislative Building for its first stop. Education Minister Don Morgan toured spoke with Regina high school students visiting the customized RV that provides interactive displays and …

Holodomor tour comes to Sacred Heart


The Holodomor, which took place in Ukraine in 1932 and 1933, resulted in the deaths of millions of people, but because if was covered up by the former USSR, it has not been well known. The Holodomor National Awareness Tour intends to make people more aware of what happened, why it happened, and why it …

Holodomor Travelling Educational Exhibit Arrives in Saskatchewan


A national touring exhibit designed to raise awareness of the Holodomor Ukrainian genocide is in Saskatchewan for the next three weeks. Education Minister Don Morgan toured the Holodomor mobile classroom, parked outside the Legislative Building today. He spoke with Regina high school students visiting the customized RV that provides interactive displays and information on the …

Holodomor National Awareness Tour arrives in Regina, Saskatchewan


The “Holodomor National Awareness Tour” is making a stop in Regina. It’s a joint project combining the resources of government and groups like the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. The tour takes places on a customized 42’ RV, with a state-of-the-art interactive audio-visual technology centre on board. The RV already has visited elementary and secondary schools, universities, …

Students learn about Ukrainian genocide


Ayden Mack and his fellow students at Regina’s Leboldus High School had a history lesson today. At times, it was painful to hear and watch. “It’s kinda scary to think about something that happened this recently and it’s related to me,” said the 16-year-old student. Today, Mack and other students came to the Holodomor display …

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