NOVEMBER 22-28, 2021

WHEREAS, the year 2021 marks the 88th anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-33; and

WHEREAS, this famine genocide marked one of the most heinous crimes committed by the totalitarian Russian regime against the people of Ukraine; and

WHEREAS, the League of Ukrainian Canadians – Thunder Bay Branch wishes to raise awareness of this tragic event where millions of innocent Ukrainians perished by starvation during the induced famine; and

WHEREAS, we wish to unite the Ukrainian community and all Canadians in remembering the victims, and to ensure that such an atrocity is never again committed against mankind.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Bill Mauro, Mayor of Thunder Bay, do hereby proclaim November 22-28, 2021, as National Ukrainian Holodomor Awareness Week, in the City of Thunder Bay.

Please contact League of Ukrainian Canadians - Thunder Bay Branch for any questions or more information