Marco Levytsky, New Pathway - Ukrainian News. On October 14, the Edmonton Branch of the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada celebrated it’s 85th Anniversary. And a very distinguished 85 years it has been. It was created by veterans of the 1917-1921...
Volodymyr Kish. Both the Kyiv Post and Newsweek carried stories this past week exposing just how little impact President Poroshenko and his government’s efforts have had at rooting out the pernicious corruption that still rules Ukraine. The specifics were about how...
Marco Levytsky, New Pathway - Ukrainian News. The unanimous support for Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) in the House of Commons, October 4, is welcome news for Canada’s Ukrainian community. The law...
Volodymyr Kish. One of the key components of anti-corruption reform in Ukraine is the necessity for a thorough cleansing of the judicial system. The reasons for this should be obvious. You can purge the policing arm and the prosecutorial office...
Yuri Bilinsky, New Pathway - Ukrainian News. “Federated Russian Air 342 hijacked at Chicago Metro 20 minutes ago. A WHO mission was hoping to cross into Ukraine, deliver medical supplies.” This is how the opening episode of ABC’s “Designated Survivor” second...
Volodymyr Kish. I was particular struck by a posting on Facebook last week by one of Ukraine’s leading pop stars Ruslana. Interestingly enough, it had nothing to do with her music. It was a video of her clambering over a...
Marco Levytsky, New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Ukraine’s boisterous and self-centered minorities are screaming blue murder over new legislation that is remarkable only for its modesty. Under the education bill, passed by the Verkhovna Rada on September 5, the language of instruction...
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Last week, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko was the headline guest, together with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at a special reception in Toronto for the Ukrainian team participating at the Invictus Games, an international sporting competition for wounded and...
Volodymyr Kish. The arrival of mid-September each year in Toronto means only one thing – it is time for the Toronto Ukrainian Festival. In years past it was more commonly known as the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival after that...
Volodymyr Kish. I spent a lot of time over the past month following the details and images of the destruction wrought by Mother Nature on a world that has done ill service in looking after the paradise we have been...