“We share a commitment to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to honour those who stood against it.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Canada Post’s 2013 Stamp Program recognized Raoul Wallenberg, Canada’s first honorary citizen, with a commemorative stamp released on 17 January.
On 23 April, Canada’s Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney joined Holocaust survivors from across the country at the National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa to light candles in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
Carleton University’s Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies is hosting “If Not Now When? Responsibility and Memory After the Holocaust,” a public conference in recognition of Canada’s assumption of the Chair of the IHRA.
Artur Wilczynski (Ambassador to Norway) - Head of Delegation
Guiliana Natale (Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion ) – Deputy Head of Delegation
Gina Csanyi-Robah (Canadian Romani Alliance) - Education Working Group
Clint Curle (Canadian Museum for HUman Rights) - Education Working Group
Alain Goldschlager (University of Western Ontario - Holocaust Literature Research Institute) – Academic Working Group
John Baird, Foreign Affairs Minister and minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, today announced that the Government of Canada is now seeking nominations of individuals to sit on a council to support the National Holocaust Monument, which will be built in the National Capital Region.