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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...

Achieving Sürgünlik recognition, a tribute to Wrzesnewskyj’s tenacity

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. After two-and-a-half years and three attempts, it looks like Canada will finally join Ukraine, Latvia and Lithuania in recognizing Soviet dictator...

A tribute to Mark Warawa

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley-Aldergrove, B.C. died on June 20 at the age of 69, only a few...

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...

Ukrainian Canadians played a major role in D-Day

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Thousands of Canadians descended upon Juno Beach near the French town of Courseulles-sur-Mer in Normandy on June 6, just as...

Can Ukraine afford to give Zelenskiy another blank cheque?

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. Since his inauguration two weeks ago, Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has wasted no time in setting out his agenda....

Genocide recognition is not a political football

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. The Conservatives’ decision to deny unanimous consent to Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj’s motion to designate May 18 of each year...

Press Freedom Day Underscores the Necessity of Independent Media

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. May 3 marked the 26th annual United Nations Press Freedom Day. On this day, we: Celebrate the fundamental principles of...

Zelenskiy Must Adhere to Constitutional Norms

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Despite the humiliation of losing re-election by the biggest landslide in the brief history of independent Ukraine, and suffering much...

The Myth of Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Has No Place in the 21st Century

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, residents in 18 East European countries were asked whether they would...

Ukrainian Relations with New Alberta Government Should Remain as Good as Ever

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. In many respects, the April 16 election in Alberta represented a watershed for the province. This was the first time...

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...

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,...

Government Must Come Clean on SNC Lavalin Affair

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs editor. For over a month now, media attention in Canada has been focussed on what has become known as the SNC-Lavalin...

Time for Canada to Implement the Magnitsky Act

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs editor. Canada has missed an opportunity to be a leader in implementing sanctions against corrupt...

Poroshenko Deserves Re-Election

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

Putin is a War Criminal and Should be Recognized as Such

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. On January 28, the Government of Canada rejected an electronic petition calling for Russian...

Is Elizabeth May Still a “Useful Idiot”?

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. As the federal New Democratic Party slips in public opinion polls, a lot of...

Russian Cyber Warfare Threat is Very Real

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. This may come as a surprise to our readers, but our community has so...

В Україні треба боротися з корупцією, а не економити на сільських школах і лікарнях

Видання Новий Шлях – Українські Вісті вже не перший рік слідкує за децентралізаційною реформою в Україні, в межах якої створюються об’єднані територіальні...

The Son of God Answers a Christmas Prayer

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. Глянь оком щирим, о Божий Сину,На нашу землю на Україну,Зійшли їй з неба дар...

Civilized Nations Must Take Decisive Measures to Counter Russian Aggression

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief.  On November 25, in a purposeful and unprovoked military operation, Russian warships attacked and opened...

Holodomor: Break the Cycle – Share the Story

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. November 19-25 marks National Holodomor Awareness Week in Canada. This has been organized and coordinated by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC)...

Justin Trudeau Should Honour His Father’s Principles

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Just when we thought the federal government’s assault on civil liberties known as Denaturalization and Deportation (D and D) had been...

Centennials and Independence Go Hand in Hand

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. Another critical step in the path towards the creation of an independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church was taken on November 3, when...

Time to Stop the Hate Parade

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Last week the United States witnessed a rash of violence, carnage, political terrorism and acts of just plain hatred of...

Lviv Oblast’s Russian Ban is “Just Plain Dumb”

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Critics, including Western diplomats in Kyiv, are blasting Lviv Oblast’s moratorium on all Russian-language books, films, and songs, which was passed...

Sign the Online Petition to Support Ukrainian Political Prisoners

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Two weeks ago, we reported that an Edmonton group has started an online Parliamentary petition intended to spur direct action by...

We Joyously Welcome the Impending Tomos Granting Autocephaly

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN National Affairs Editor. On September 7, 2018 the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church...

September 7 – A Day to Honour Our Pioneers

Marco Levytsky, National Affars Editor. September 7 is marked as Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day in the two provinces with the largest population of Ukrainians in Canada...

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Meet Dibrova Ukrainian Folk Ensemble from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Stan Hawryliw for New Pathway - Ukrainian News, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Dibrova Folk Choir had its beginnings shortly after a Ukrainian Senior Club was organized...

MPP Kusendova on her motivations, achievements and plans

New Pathway - Ukrainian News. MPP Natalia Kusendova (Mississauga Centre), 30, is currently one of the youngest members of Ontario’s Legislature and the youngest female...

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U of A must dismiss Holodomor denier

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN Editorial Writer. The University of Alberta is shamelessly neglecting its responsibility to confront the hatemongering expressed by one of its lecturers, by...

Poroshenko stresses the importance of Ukrainian Orthodox Autocephaly at Banquet

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN, Western Bureau. The granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine earlier this year goes far beyond religion itself, as it...