June 2010’s Most Popular Posts

To gear you up for Canada Day we’ve highlighted our most popular posts for you. Enjoy!

Former UCC Alberta President, ex-MLA Dave Broda dies in car crash (Updated)

Former Redwater MLA Dave Broda was killed in a road accident Sunday night…

It is known that Broda attended a barbecue dinner near Mundare earlier Sunday evening. The event was sponsored by the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce

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Stalin bust installed at D-Day Memorial (Update)

A bust of dictator Joseph Stalin has been placed at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford despite public protest over its presence…

Residents and leaders in Bedford have spoken out against installing the Stalin piece at the memorial.

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Update: Locals are lodging formal complaints against the bust

Quebec declares Holodomor as genocide

Members of the Quebec’s National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed Bill 390 – An Act to proclaim Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day.

The Bill, which was introduced in November by MNA Louise Beaudoin and received unanimous approval at first reading, commemorates victims of the Holodomor (the engineered famine in Ukraine which murdered millions of Ukrainians in 1932-33).

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Weekend Watching: The Ukrainian Side Of Vera Farmiga

Just came across this video, thought I’d share. Vera Farmiga is an Ukrainian-American award winning actress who’s recently starred in such films as Up in the Air, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Departed. These movie clips are from Touching Evil (2004).

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Pictures from demonstration at Russian consulate in Toronto

We mentioned earlier today of the demonstration happening at the Russian consulate in Toronto, and pictures from the event are beginning to surface.

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