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The View From Here: The Babchenko Affair

Volodymyr Kish. Last week was punctuated by a bizarre event that has generated considerable debate and controversy both within and outside the Ukrainian community, and...

The Volunteers’ War

During our recent visit to Kyiv, we found overwhelming evidence that the war in the Donbas is manned, supported and financed by millions of...

The Movie Everyone Sould See

Last week saw the world premiere of a wonderful new documentary film titled "The Music of Survival" at the TIFF Lightbox Theatre in Toronto....
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Holding Ukrainian Government’s Feet To The Fire

Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization and think tank that tracks the level of corruption in the various nations that make up our...
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The View From Here: Making Sense of the Census

Volodymyr Kish. Several weeks ago, the Canadian government released the results of the comprehensive nation-wide census that was conducted in 2016. Among the many interesting...
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The View From Here: An Ugly War

Volodymyr Kish. The ugly Russian war against Ukraine continues in the Donbas. It is not a conventional war of maneuver and movement, of mass attacks...

A Short Poetic History of Ukraine

In far off lands in days gone by Our Slavic kin did live and die. They broke the ground and planted crops From endless steppes to hilly...

Another Ukraine

For most of the past year, my thoughts and those of most other Ukrainian Canadians have been centered on our ancestral land and its...

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...

The View From Here: Unrealized Potential

Volodymyr Kish. As Ukrainians everywhere celebrated the 28th anniversary of the latest iteration of Ukrainian Independence last week, there was no small measure of concern...

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....

Як розуміти слово “добре”

Йосиф Сірка для Нового Шляху, Торонто. Звичайно, що у кожного це слово викликає щось позитивне, радісне, приємне, корисне. Тобто, якщо хтось вживає слово "добре", то має...

The Ukrainian Revolution of Dignity – Perspective from Crimea

Ganna Zakharova for NP-UN. February 18-23 marks the fifth anniversary of the conclusion of the Maidan Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine. This was the time...

The View From Here: Ukrainian Independence Days

Volodymyr Kish. For the past several decades, Ukrainians world-wide have celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day on August 24, marking the day in 1991 when Ukraine broke...

Ukraine’s Voters Believe “They Have Nothing to Lose”

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. One of the biggest surprises of the 1962 Canadian federal election was the Quebec wing of the Social Credit Party...
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The View From Here: Buckle Down to Cope with a More Complicated World

Volodymyr Kish. The world has become a rather uncertain place in the past few decades and has left those of us who are tagged as...

Hungary’s family program should be considered in its own merit

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. (From an idea suggested by NP-UN Board Secretary Roman Kravec). There has been an ever-increasing trend towards political polarization in the...

Did Those 500 at Debaltseve Die in Vain?

According to the United States Mission to the United Nations' web-site, the US Permanent Representative to the UN, Samantha Power, said on Friday, March 6,...
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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...

A Look at Ukraine

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. Looking out and down from the inside of a Ukrainian Armed Forces Mil Mi-8 helicopter I surveyed Ukraine as I have never...

Від Новгорода до Алеппо

Йосиф Сірка для Нового Шляху, Торонто. На перший погляд Новгород і Алеппо такі віддалені міста, що їх важко порівнювати. А все ж, коли приглянутись ближче, то...

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...

The View From Here: Gilt and Guilt

Volodymyr Kish. Ukrainians were amazed a week ago to find out just how rich some of their politicians and senior civil servants were. Under a...
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The View From Here: Discourse and Polemics

Volodymyr Kish. Over the past few years, I have become quite dismayed by a disturbing trend in our society that is seeing rational discourse being...

Великий піст і Воскресіння

Юрій Левикін для Нового Шляху, Київ. Існує певний символізм у тому, що більшість християн зараз святкує Світле Воскресіння Сина Божого, а Україна - лише на...

Буря у шклянці, яка отруює криницю

В Україні загострюється дискусія між тими, хто активно захищає українську мову і особливо права україномовних, з тими, хто обстоює виразно політичну форму патріотизму і у більшій чи меншій...

The View From Here: Mothers

While our regular columnist Volodymyr Kish takes a break this week, we have a guest writer filling in with some poignant observations in honour...

Санкції залишаються, дякуйте і за це

З того моменту, як пару тижнів тому Президент України Порошенко закликав Європейський Союз зняти рожеві окуляри з приводу ситуації на Сході України, самміт ЄС...

No Exit Strategy

It is not too hard to guess what Putin’s goal was when he initiated the current mess in the Donbas. No doubt, he figured...
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The View From Here: The Young and the Restless

Volodymyr Kish. Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, convened this week for the first time since President Zelenskyy’s “Sluha Narodu” party garnered a convincing victory in...

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At Least 8 Ethnic Ukrainian-Origin MLAs Elected in Alberta

One newcomer descended from one of the first Ukrainians to arrive in Canada, another from the first Ukrainian elected to the Alberta Legislature. Marco Levytsky, NP-UN...

Ukrainian Canadian Military Contributions in World War II

On October 4, 2015 a newly elected President of the Ukrainian War Veterans Association of Canada, former officer in the RCAF and a member...
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Дитяча сторінка: вірші Тараса Шевченка для дітей

Вперше збірку творів Тараса Григоровича Шевченка, укладену цілковито для дітей, було видано в Україні у 1891 році, під назвою "Кобзар: книга для дітей". Це...

Недорога та надійна доставка посилок в Україну: про компанію Atlantic Express розповідає менеджер Сергій...

Новий Шлях. Новий Шлях: Як довго працює Atlantic Express на ринку пересилок? Сергій Гілевський: Компанія Atlantic Express заснована 30 років тому і налічує понад 400 працівників...

Лісапетний Батальйон: “Ми – як надія для цілої України, що можна прорватися”. Про...

Новий Шлях. На останньому Українському фестивалі в Торонто найбільше шуму (в прямому і непрямому сенсі) наробив гурт "Лісапетний батальйон". У суботу, 17 вересня, гурт виступав...