For those who are planning to check out the new WWI Internment exhibit in Banff on Thursday, The Globe and Mail recently ran a story on the controversy around the exhibit. Parks Canada is white washing the injustices faced by people previously invited to immigrate to this country only to be interned and forced to […]Read more "Controversy at WW1 Internment exhibit’s opening in Banff"
It’s that time of year again – to make summer plans! And what plans would be complete without some Ukrainian events near you: View Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2013 in a larger map Calgary Ukrainian Festival June 1-2 Calgary, AB To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that […]Read more "Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2013 (Updated)"
Editors Note: Postponed back in June due to the horrific flooding in Alberta, the opening of the first permanent WWI Internment continues on Friday: Of the many WW1 Internment sites across Canada, there has yet to be a permanent site where visitors can come and learn about this dark chapter of Canadian history year round. The […]Read more "Banff opens first permanent WWI Internment exhibit June 20th"
The latest in the struggles for Ukrainian-Canadian issues such as the Holodomor and WW1 Internment to be included in the upcoming Canadian Museum of Human Rights continues to get worse: After fighting for a spot at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Ukrainian-Canadians are asking just how much respect coverage of the Holodomor will receive […]Read more "Canadian Museum of Human Rights to put Holodomor exhibit by bathroom, ignores WW1 internment"
A new extensive body of works on the Holodomor is being launched in Toronto this Friday, bringing together key documents, eyewitness accounts, survivor testimonies and articles, many in English for the first time – and we’ve got a preview below! When: Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Ukrainian Canadian Art Foundation, 2118A Bloor […]Read more "New ‘Holodomor sourcebook’ launches in Toronto Friday – and we’ve got the first chapter"