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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...

Police must stop tolerating abusive behaviour

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. There has been much discussion lately about the question of systemic racism – especially where police forces are concerned. In the...

Reconciling internment operations

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. It all began in Kingston. I was a young graduate student, working on an MA in Geography under the direction of...

The View From Here: Facebook follies and frustrations

Volodymyr Kish. For many of us, Facebook has become an essential accompaniment to our daily routines, even more so since COVID-19 interrupted our normal lives...

Ukrainian health reforms must continue

Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. For many years, Ukraine’s health care system was held hostage by over-bureaucratization, corruption and intense political...

Zelenskyy treading on dangerous ground

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seems to have it in for his predecessor. Several new cases against Petro Poroshenko were brought forward on...

The View From Here: Racism

Volodymyr Kish. Over the past few weeks, the explosive issue of racism has once again become front and center in our consciousness. The precipitating act...

Internment centenary provides lessons for today

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Since the May 25 death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African...

Letter to the editor: Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items

Dear Marco Levytsky, Thank you for your recent article “Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items” (New Pathway - Ukrainian News, Issue #17 dated May...

The View From Here: Food for thought

Volodymyr Kish. Up until the past century, most people considered food as just another of life’s basic necessities and were not inclined to look upon...

Canadian Heritage responds to last week’s editorial

Phase 2 will provide $137.5 million to arts and culture organizations. Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. It didn’t take long for the Department of Canadian Heritage to...

Zelenskyy’s main foreign policy achievement is not capitulating or abandoning European aspirations, webinar told

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN National Affairs Editor. The principal foreign policy achievement of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s first year in office was not capitulating to Russia and...
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The View From Here: In the Garden

Volodymyr Kish. If you are a first or second generation descendant of Ukrainian immigrants, then I am pretty sure that your childhood memories will include...

Ethnocultural arts deserve support during crisis

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. With background provided by NP-UN Board Director Darka Tarnawsky The Canadian arts sector, performing arts in particular, have been hard hit by...

The View From Here: COVID’s legacy

Volodymyr Kish. It would be safe to say that the coronavirus has disrupted our lives like few other events in our lifetimes. Its effects have...

Putin woos Trump with WWII nostalgia but Russia’s hybrid war continues

Eugene Czolij, President, NGO “Ukraine-2050”. The upbeat joint statement issued by the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on April 25, 2020...

The View From Here: Moral choices in the time of COVID

Volodymyr Kish. We are now several months into the COVID-19 pandemic and only starting to fully appreciate the tragic dimensions of the crisis that we...

Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. A campaign initiated by Ukrainian Americans urging Amazon to stop selling T-shirts and other apparel carrying Soviet symbols and glorifying the...

The View From Here: Metaphorically speaking

Volodymyr Kish. I have come across and become a contributor to an interesting page on Facebook called “Ukrainian Folk Expressions Baba And Dido Used To...

COVID crisis exposes enormous shortfalls in long-term care system

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. As the COVID infection curve appears to be flattening, several provinces, including Quebec, which, with only 24% of Canada’s population, accounts...

The View From Here: Losing steam

Volodymyr Kish. It has been a year since Volodymyr Zelenskyy took over as President of Ukraine amidst great hopes and expectations from his young supporters...

No peace is possible as long as Putin remains in power

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. In last week’s issue we reported on a webinar (seminar held on the internet) “Is Ukraine’s negotiating position changing?”, sponsored by...

Out of touch. Not for too long.

Gazan girl touches my heart – without saying a word Carl Hetu, Canadian National Director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. Social distancing is now...

The View From Here: Plagues and platitudes

Volodymyr Kish. The COVID-19 pandemic that is currently wreaking havoc across the world, will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the defining moments...

Providing proper PPE is a matter of life and death

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. As the world grapples with the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the frontline health care workers – doctors, nurses, orderlies...

The View From Here: What next

Volodymyr Kish. COVID-19 has effectively put the whole world on pause in terms of how we live our lives. For almost a month now, and...

Now, more than ever – remember the essential message of Easter

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Whether you celebrate it by the Gregorian Calendar, or by the Julian, Easter, or Pascha, is the holiest day of the...

The View From Here: COVID-19

Volodymyr Kish. Usually around this time of year, I am getting ready for Easter and enjoying the spirit of renewal and new life that the...

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Yuri Bilinsky. New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Larysa Harapyn is one of the most prominent personalities of Ukrainian descent in the Canadian mainstream media. Journalist...

Vandals attack site of Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa

Kateryna Bandura, New Pathway - Ukrainian News. The construction site of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa was vandalized over the weekend,...
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New Pathway. On March 7, 2017, Uber Canada opened its new Mississauga Greenlight Hub. The modern 10,000 sq. ft. facility at 1980 Matheson Blvd is...

Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program celebrates 30 years of operation in Canada’s Parliament Part 7

Ihor Bardyn, Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Program. On July 16, 1990, the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR adopted the Declaration of Sovereignty, which declared that...

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...