Ukrainian genocide will be commemorated in Quebec [Article]

From the Montreal Gazette:

QUEBEC – Members of the Quebec provincial legislature voted unanimously to approve on first reading a bill to commemorate the Ukrainian genocide in the 1930s, when Soviet dictator Josef Stalin withheld food from Ukraine, leading to millions of deaths.

The bill was presented by Parti Quebecois member Louise Beaudoin.

Once the bill receives final approval, the fourth Saturday in November will be designated to commemorate the Ukrainian genocide, known as the Holodomor.

If passed, Quebec will be the fourth province to mark the genocide. Alberta passed similar legislation in October 2008.

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You can view the bill here. Similar legislation is underway in British Columbia as well.

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