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Grant Approval Press Release


Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.45M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian community welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, of a three-year grant valued at $1.45 million to support the Holodomor National Awareness Tour and the Holodomor Mobile Classrooms (“the HMC). The funding announcement was …

Holodomor Awareness Through Film, A Traveling Bus, And A Newly Uncovered Canadian Journalist


Hromadske Radio

Dear listeners, here is this week’s Hromadske Radio Ukraine Calling. Film maker Andrew Tkach and lawyer Bohdan Onyshchuk talk to Bohdan Nahaylo about the Holodomor and more.

Travelling exhibit comes to Sarnia to shine light on ‘hidden’ Ukrainian genocide


Sarnia This Week

By Carl Hnatyshyn, Postmedia Network Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:36:40 EDT AM It was one of the twentieth century’s most catastrophic, most destructive and least known genocides.

MP Julie Dzerowicz speaks on the Anniversary of Holodomor


MP Julie Dzerowicz speaks int he House commemorating the 83rd Anniversary of Holodomor

Tour sheds light on dark time in history


A bus was parked behind St. Mary’s Ukrainian Church on Saturday, emblazoned with the black-and-white image of a waifish, hungry child, suffering and starving even while standing in a vast field of grain.

Mobile class reviving forgotten history around the country


The 40-foot customized recreational vehicle is where students can learn through different digital media. On Oct. 18, Sisler High School students had the opportunity to learn about the Ukrainian genocide in an hour-long, facilitator-led educational experience featuring audio-visual presentations on a 28-foot screen inside the vehicle.

Holodomor Classroom


Visit the Holodomor Mobile Classroom this weekend, located just outside the Museum’s doors. 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 inclusive society in …

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.

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