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Holodomor Memorial Day

Statue representing National Holodomor Awareness Week 

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) declared the fourth Friday in November as Holodomor Memorial Day. 

On November 27, 2020, TCDSB Schools will recognize Holodomor Day and commemorate the victims of the Holodomor – the genocide of millions of Ukrainians in 1932 - 1933.


The Ukrainian Canadian Congress will host an National Holodomor Commemoration Online Broadcast:

Sunday, November 22, 2020

8:00 p.m.

UCC Website | Facebook | YouTube

Other Holodomor commemorations and events.



WHEREAS Holodomor Memorial Day is dedicated to the loss of millions of Ukrainian lives at the hands of the Soviet Regime during the great famine of 1932-1933; 


AND WHEREAS the TCDSB recognizes the contributions of Ukrainians globally and to the fabric of our communities; 


AND WHEREAS the TCDSB is committed to educating students about social injustice; 


AND WHEREAS the TCDSB envisions graduates who are responsible citizens who give witness to Catholic social teaching by promoting peace, justice and the sacredness of human life; 


NOW THEREFORE, WE, the Director of Education, and Chair on behalf of the Toronto Catholic District School Board, do hereby proclaim the 4th Friday of November as “Holodomor Memorial Day” in the Toronto Catholic District School Board. 


​Director of Education ​Chair of the Board
​Brendan Browne ​Joseph Martino​

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