For Immediate Release
December 14th, 2010
Statement by Kevin Lamoureux, MP for Winnipeg North, on the recognition of
the Holodomor by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
OTTAWA – Kevin Lamoureux, MP for Winnipeg North, made the following
statement in the House of Commons on Monday, December 13th:
“This past month we paused to reflect on the 1932-33 famine genocide
executed by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin against the Ukrainian people.
“Today, I stand with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and urge the Canadian
Museum for Human Rights to include a permanent display devoted to the
“The museum is set to open its doors in 2013 in Winnipeg. Now is the time
for the Content Advisory Committee to commit to a permanent exhibit to
commemorate the many Ukrainian lives that were lost.
“As we in the House of Commons and the thousands of Ukrainians in Winnipeg
remember and pledge that “never again” will finally mean never again, let us
allow all Canadians and the world the chance to learn about the Holodomor at
the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.”
Office of Kevin Lamoureux, M.P.