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Saskatchewan was the first jurisdiction  
   

Saskatchewan was the first jurisdiction

in North America to formally recognize Holodomor. The province, which has a vibrant Ukranian community (13.5% of the population) wanted to honor the memory of those who perished & celebrate the legacy of those who survived including the many who found refuge in Saskatchewan. (Being an agrarian people, most survivors found refuge in Canada’s prairie provinces, ie Alberta, Manitoba & Saskatchewan.)
Ukrainian Holodomar Famine Genocide Memorial

September 13th 2015
Holodomor, which in Ukrainian means “extermination by hunger”, is the term used to describe the deliberate starvation of millions of Ukrainians in the Ukrainian SSR and adjacent Cossack territories between 1932 and 1933 by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin who wanted to destroy the people living there seeking independence from his rule. Millions of Ukrainians & Cossacks died of starvation during t ... read more
North America » Canada » Saskatchewan » Regina

Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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