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Election results good for Ukrainian community

But expose a giant rift that threatens national unity. Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On October 21 the ruling Liberals saw their parliamentary majority reduced to a...

Poroshenko Deserves Re-Election

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs editor. February 9, Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) announced that it had approved a record...

Spiritual Reflections

Like many if not most Canadians, regardless of ethnicity or religion, I have not been a regular church goer for most of my life....

The View From Here: A Shining Example

Volodymyr Kish. Celebrating Canada Day always evokes in me a deep feeling of gratitude that I was born and raised in this country and not...

The Need for Plain Language or Stop Calling Them Separatists

"On his third visit to Ukraine, gripped now by fresh and deadly clashes with Russian-backed separatists, Prime Minister Stephen Harper" … And so on....

A Hryts Historical Lesson

This past Sunday, it being Ukrainian Independence Day, I called my cousin Hryts in Pidkamin, Lviv region, to convey my best wishes on this...

In Support of the TSO

Paul Grod, President, Ukrainian Canadian Congress The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was justified - if not morally obliged - in cancelling Ms. Valentina Lisitsa's performances this week...

Will the Joker Trump the Chocolate King?

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Both incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskyy made it to the second round of Ukraine’s presidential election,...

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...

Setting the record straight about Sambir Memorial Complex

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. National Post Report Distorts Facts, Regurgitating Russian Propaganda On September 16, the National Post printed a grossly biased piece of Russian propaganda...

The View From Here: Traditions

Volodymyr Kish. I look forward to the Ukrainian Christmas season each year with both joyful anticipation and no small amount of apprehension as well. That...

The Study of Ukrainian Nationalism at the University of Ottawa

Taras Kuzio, Toronto In October of this year, Ivan Katchanovski, based at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa, presented a paper to...

Про бідність в Україні

Юрій Левикін, Київ. Міністр фінансів України Наталія Яресько оцінює щоденні витрати на війну на Донбасі в 5-7 млн. дол. Кабінет міністрів прогнозує середню зарплату цього...
political

The View From Here: Death Be Not So Proud

Volodymyr Kish. Some four hundred years ago, the famous English poet John Donne, wrote a well-known sonnet that started with: Death, be not proud, though some...

The View From Here: Keeping in touch

Volodymyr Kish. Back some decades ago before there was Facebook, e-mail or even the Internet, communicating with relatives in Ukraine was more than just a...

The View From Here: Hryts and the Coronavirus

Volodymyr Kish. I heard last week that the Coronavirus had finally reached Ukraine, and as I have no shortage of family still living there, I...

The View From Here: The only truth is music

Volodymyr Kish. America’s famous itinerant beat poet and philosopher Jack Kerouac once said, “The only truth is music”. I know well what he meant. Words...

Budapest Memorandum Casts a Giant Shadow

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. The world was stunned by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s rapid turnaround on the matter of peace and nuclear weapons....

Merry Christmas Hryts!

I called my cousin Hryts in the little western Ukrainian village of Pidkamin the other day, as I hadn’t talked to him in quite...

Українці демонструють силу виборчого бюлетеню

Ллойд Аксуорті. Зранку 21 липня я був на виборчій дільниці в Обухові, Україна, як представник Канадської місії зі спостереження за виборами. Ключове питання: Чи може...

The Media War: Half-Truths and Outright Lies

In last week’s editorial about Russia’s media war, various ways to counter the spread of Russian propaganda were illustrated. Namely, writing letters to the...
film

The View From Here: Bitter Harvest

Volodymyr Kish. The long-awaited film Bitter Harvest finally made its debut in Canada last week and I was privileged to be able to attend its...

Zelenskyy’s massive mandate has potential for both reform and abuse

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN Editorial Writer. Final results of the July 21 elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and media reports on the single-mandate constituencies...
government

The View From Here: Overcoming History

Volodymyr Kish. There has been a noticeable shift in the political scene in Poland in recent years, wherein its evolution into a fully democratized western...

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...

Four Years of Russia’s War Against Ukraine

Ukrainian Canadian Congress. February 20 marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. Today the UCC needs your help in...

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...

Повільний рух у потрібному напрямку

Чи справді у війні на Донбасі відбувається поворот на краще, як ми писали минулого тижня? Оскільки ми намагаємося не піддаватися передчасному оптимізму, то зазвичай...

Релігійна тематика в українській літературі, зокрема в творчості Івана Франка

Ярослав Стех для Нового Шляху, Торонто. "Духовенство наше здобуло собі славу, що отверезило народ і спільно з мирською інтелігенцією приводить його до самопізнання. Слава за то...

Юрій Бутусов: канадійців треба залучити до Вищого господарського суду України

Новий Шлях. На минулому тижні у Торонті перебував український журналіст, головний редактор сайту Цензор.нет, Юрій Бутусов. У Нового Шляху була можливість задати Юрію декілька запитань...

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