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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...

The View From Here: The passion of Khrystyna

Volodymyr Kish. Most Ukrainian Canadians are undoubtedly aware of the artistic legacy of William Kurelek, arguably the most famous artist of Ukrainian descent that Canada...

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...

The View From Here: The ignoble savage

Volodymyr Kish. Last week marked the 75th anniversary of the DDay landings in Normandy, an event that became known, at least in the western world,...

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...

The View From Here: What’s going on in Ukraine?

Volodymyr Kish. As usual, I am confused about what is going on in Ukraine. I pride myself on the fact that I take the time...

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....

The View From Here: Fading away

Volodymyr Kish. In 1951, U. S. General Douglas MacArthur, in his farewell address to Congress, uttered those famous words “Old soldiers never die, they simply...

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...

The View From Here: Pressing Matters

Volodymyr Kish. Amongst other Ukrainian community entanglements, I am a member of an organization known as the Ukrainian Journalists of North America. It is a...

The View From Here: Talk To Me Dmytro

Volodymyr Kish. On a recent long-distance car trip, I was aided by a new app on my smart phone called Waze, similar to Google Maps,...

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...
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The View From Here: A Leap Into The Unknown

Volodymyr Kish. The second round of voting in Ukraine’s Presidential election is now history, and as expected, incumbent President Petro Poroshenko was soundly trounced. The...

The View From Here: Political Masochism

Volodymyr Kish. The results of the first round of Ukraine’s Presidential election last week came as a sobering shock to not only incumbent President Petro...

The View From Here: A Virtual Ukrainian Village

Volodymyr Kish. I was greatly saddened this week to hear of the passing of Kateryna “Kay” Slepokura, or “Pani” Slepokura as I knew her from...

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...

The View From Here: A Woman For All Seasons

Volodymyr Kish. Some 500 years ago in England during the reign of Henry VIII, Sir Thomas More resigned as Lord Chancellor of England. He did...

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: Writing Icons

Volodymyr Kish. Like in many a Ukrainian home, there is a special corner in my house where icons occupy an honoured place. My collection of...

The View From Here: Lost in the Crowd

Volodymyr Kish. The Presidential elections in Ukraine are just over a month away, and as expected, the whole affair...

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...

The View From Here: Food For Thought

Volodymyr Kish. I have survived another year of Christmas/New Year holiday feasting, and it pains me to admit that...

Poroshenko Deserves Re-Election

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

The View From Here: KRUTY 1918

Volodymyr Kish. On February 7, a much-anticipated new Ukrainian movie titled “Kruty 2018” will be released in Kyiv. The...

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...

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