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The essence of Ukraine’s undying spirit – Vasyl Stus

Askold Lozynskyj. An Affiliated Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge Bohdan Tokarsky wrote recently: “This Spring, facing a global pandemic in response to...

The View From Here: In other words

Volodymyr Kish. It seems like almost a lifetime ago when I was young student at the University of Waterloo that I found that there was...

A tribute to our pioneers

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. For almost a decade now, Ontario has been celebrating Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day on September 7. Three years ago, Alberta joined...

Дюжина брудних років Росії у Грузії

Евген Чолій, Президент, ГО «Україна-2050». Дванадцять років тому, 7 серпня 2008 року, Росія вторглась у Грузію і - відтоді - незаконно окупувала Абхазію та Південну...

Most left for economic reasons. Some were political refugees. Ivan came because he couldn’t...

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. He was a peasant, working on an estate near Kamianets-Podilskyj, in Podilia, part of the fertile black-earth (chornozem) region of Russian-occupied...

The View From Here: Hryts on fire

Volodymyr Kish. I spent last week up in the wilderness at the family cottage, escaping the demands and stresses of urban life. The fresh air,...

Canada’s most indispensable minister

Who do you turn to in a crisis? Chrystia Freeland. Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. When Donald Trump won the 2016 election vowing to rip up the...

“Active measures” to undermine the anti-Communist Ukrainian community

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. We always suspected it. We tried to tell reporters, politicians, RCMP investigators, even a few of those ranged against us in...

The View From Here: There was a time

Volodymyr Kish. Next week, on August 24, Ukraine will be celebrating its official Independence Day. It does so amid no shortage of internal political turmoil...

Білорусь, новітнє поле битви за демократію, яке не слід ігнорувати

Евген Чолій, Президент, ГО «Україна-2050». 11 серпня 2020 р. Верховний представник Європейського Союзу заявив, що президентські вибори у Білорусі 9 серпня 2020 р. “не були...

Support Belarusians in their struggle for democracy

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Since the disputed August 9 election which handed Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka a sixth term, massive protests have erupted in the...

Eugene Czolij: a Russian-style ceasefire – blink and you’ve missed it!

Eugene Czolij, President, NGO “Ukraine-2050”. After the latest ceasefire agreement concluded at a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group, Russian forces violated it on the...

The View From Here: Racism

Volodymyr Kish. Ever since the callous murder a few months ago of George Floyd, a black man, by a white policeman in Minneapolis, the U.S....

Why Postmedia’s pro-Russian bias is so dangerous

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. In last week’s editorial we pointed out how Canada’s largest newspaper chain, Postmedia, is wantonly spreading anti-Ukrainian Russian propaganda without even...
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The View From Here: Once upon a time

Volodymyr Kish. For the past few years, I have been watching with some dismay at what has been transpiring south of the border in the...

Postmedia shamelessly spreads Russian propaganda, smears Ukrainians

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Fresh on the heels of the uproar created by the vandalization of the fence sign on the construction site for the...

Eugene Czolij: MH17 – a stark reminder that Russian aggression is far reaching and...

Eugene Czolij, NGO “Ukraine-2050” President . Russia invaded Ukraine in Crimea and in the Donbas 6 years ago. As a result of Russia’s incessant military aggression...

Letter to Mayor Burton & Oakville Town Council: You can be/do better

Myroslava Oleksiuk, Toronto. Dear Mayor Burton and Oakville Town Council: Being a democracy and human rights activists for several decades, I appreciate that choosing to serve...

The View From Here: The Nazi myth

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, a number of newspapers here in southern Ontario disseminated a problematic story about how some vandals had defaced a “Nazi monument”...

Three strikes and you’re out…

Canada needs a leader who is beyond reproach on ethical matters Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finds himself at the centre of yet...

The View From Here: Hryts and the virus

Volodymyr Kish. I have been so preoccupied with coping with the COVID virus, that I neglected to keep in touch with my fount of practical...

Communism is a bankrupt ideology

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On Canada Day (of all days) vandals defaced the construction site for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa...

The View From Here: The end of another dream

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Yakiv Smolii, resigned, citing systemic political pressure that made it impossible for him...

Smoliy’s resignation sparks international ramifications

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. The July 1 resignation of National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Yakiv Smoliy – just two years into his seven-year term...

Racial and human equality – enshrined but yet so fragile

Carl Hétu, National Director, CNEWA Canada. Ten years ago, I visited Syria. I recall being impressed by so many people of different religions and ethnicities...

Росії немає місця у будь-якому G саміті!

Евген Чолій, Президент ГО “Україна-2050”. Останні повідомлення про можливість розширення Групи Семи – знову – щоб включити Російську Федерацію викликали хвилі сильного занепокоєння у світовій...
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The View From Here: Social media manipulation

Volodymyr Kish. The ubiquitous social media tool called Facebook has done wonders at giving everyone a chance to voice their thoughts and opinions without the...

Happy Canada Day A brief primer on what’s it all about

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Happy Canada Day to everyone out there. We all know July 1st is our national holiday. But do we know what...

Stay divided – be conquered!

Orest Soltykevych, Edmonton, AB. Several years ago, a widower decided to return to his native village in Ukraine to spend his remaining years there. He had...

The View From Here: Fathers Day reflections

Volodymyr Kish. This past Sunday was Father’s Day, though in contrast to previous years, this year’s celebrations were rather muted as a result of the...

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