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Ukraine’s past and present will be recognized in Regina this week

25/09/2016

www.canada.com

Saskatchewan’s close ties to Ukrainian culture will be on full display this week. A number of events will be taking place in Regina, including a stop of the Holdomor National Awareness Tour and meetings of the Congress of Canadian Ukrainians. “There is such a strong Ukrainian presence and heritage in Saskatchewan,” says Ivanna Knott, one …

Holodomor National Awareness Tour Starts its Autumn Tour to the Canadian Prairies

21/09/2016

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour is traveling to Saskatchewan and Manitoba this fall, with the first stop of its Holodomor Mobile Classroom in Yorkton, SK on September 23, 2016. The fall tour will focus on visits to schools, engaging students through a specially designed interactive lesson. MEDIA ADVISORY – September 21, 2016 – The Holodomor …

Spreading the story of Holodomor, the Ukrainian genocide

28/08/2016

thestarphoenix.com

Between 1932 and 1933, millions of people in Ukraine died as a result of Josef Stalin’s strategy of enforced starvation. It was genocide on a massive scale, a tragedy known as Holodomor, the Ukrainian word for prolonged, agonizing murder by starvation. Holly Paluck, a principal in the Regina Catholic School system and chair of the …

Shocking film educates tour bus visitors

11/08/2016

sootoday.com

The world must never forget the horrific genocide carried out against European Jews by Hitler’s Germany in the Second World War. Efforts are also continuing in regard to raising awareness of another genocide, one inflicted on Ukrainians by brutal Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in 1932-33.

Holodomor National Awareness Tour Rolls into the Sault

10/08/2016

saultonline.com

The Holodomor National Awareness Tour is a project created to raise awareness of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine carried out in 1932-33 by the Soviet Union led by Joseph Stalin, which resulted in the deaths of millions of Ukrainians. The public is invited to board the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC) during the hours of 9:30 …

Etobicoke high school students Orwell Art explores the Holodomor and democracy

14/06/2016

insidetoronto.com

Premier Wynne and the provincial contribution to the Holodomor Mobile Classroom has been instrumental in raising cultural awareness, spreading diversity and tolerance, and increasing access to information about the Holodomor,” Baker said in a statement.

Holodomor Mobile Classroom: MPSJ

07/06/2016

Forum TV video: on June 2nd, the Holodomor National Awareness Tour welcomed Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne aboard the Holodomor Mobile Classroom at Michael Power/St. Joseph’s Secondary School in Toronto.

Premier Kathleen Wynne joins MPP Yvan Baker in Etobicoke Centre for Holodomor National Awareness Tour Office of MPP Yvan Baker.

07/06/2016

newpathway.ca

Today Premier Kathleen Wynne joined Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke Centre for a stop on the Holodomor National Awareness Tour at Michael Power/St. Joseph High School in Etobicoke, Ontario.

AT A SCHOOL OR COMMUNITY NEAR YOU

03/06/2016

homin.ca

Mark Melnyk, the Department Head of History for the York Region District School Board, called it “one of the coolest, most immersive learning experiences we have been fortunate to share with our students,” adding that “its use of state-of-the-art technology is captivating for a generation of students that are often hard to impress.”

Holodomor Commemorated On Parliament Hill

09/12/2015

newpathway.ca

December 9, 2015 – OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a solemn commemoration to mark the 82nd anniversary the 1932-33 Holodomor in Ukraine on …

Minister Liz Sandals joins MPP Yvan Baker for Holodomor Mobile Classroom Launch

24/11/2015

yvanbaker.onmpp.ca

November 24, 2015 – TORONTO – Yesterday at Queen’s Park I had the pleasure of joining Minister of Education Liz Sandals for a commemoration of Holodomor Awareness Week and for the launch of the Holodomor Mobile Classroom …

Ontario ribbon-cutting launches Holodomor Mobile Classroom

24/11/2015

ukrweekly.com

November 24, 2015 – TORONTO – The Holodomor Mobile Classroom, a new initiative for teaching about the Famine of 1932-1933, was the focus of a commemoration …

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