There were three phases of mass immigration from Ukraine to Canada. The first phase was from around 1891 to the start of WWI. The second phase from WWI to WWII. The final large-scale phase of immigration was post-WWII when large numbers of Ukrainian refugees, or displaced persons, arrived in Oshawa as the world faced a mass movement of human beings on a scale never before seen. For full story click here.
Four researchers of the Holodomor presented their findings at the annual meeting of the Oral History Association (OHA). The theme of the international conference, which took place October 4-7 in Minneapolis, was “Engaging Audiences: Oral History and the Public.” OHA is the major organization devoted to oral history, a field that approaches history through interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events. Ukrainian researchers tell the story of this famine in the 1930s. For full story, click here.