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The View From Here: Remembrances

Volodymyr Kish. The Remembrance Day we celebrate each November to commemorate the end of perhaps the most needless and destructive war in human history holds...

The View From Here: the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the future

Volodymyr Kish. This past weekend, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) had its Triennial Convention in Ottawa. From all reports it was a grand affair with...

B.C. finally passes Holodomor Bill

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Ten years after such legislation was initially introduced, and 12 years after the Ukrainian community in that province first started advocating...

The View From Here: Opening a genetic Pandora’s box

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, I saw a documentary on television about the rapidly emerging field of genetic modification. In it they showed the example of...

Letter to the Editor: The times do not seem to be changing for the...

Re: St. John’s Institute in Edmonton at critical crossroads (NP-UN #37, 10 October 2019) The article aptly describes and analyzes the problems our community faces in...

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...

Steinmeier formula is capitulation

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s decision to start negotiations for peace with the Russian Federation on the basis of what is known...

The View From Here: Who were you, Luka?

Volodymyr Kish. One of the great joys of my life in recent years has been adapting to the role of being a grandparent. Although my...

A tribute to Borys Wrzesnewskyj

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. As we have mentioned in previous editorials, this year the the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) is losing three of its...
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The View From Here: The Steinmeier delusion

Volodymyr Kish. Ukraine was once again in turmoil last week as President Zelenskyy announced that Ukraine had agreed to the implementation of the so-called “Steinmeier...

A tribute to retiring MP Linda Duncan

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Since its inception in 2005, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) has proved to be an invaluable tool in promoting and...

The View From Here: Draining the swamp

Volodymyr Kish. The news in both Ukraine and the United States last week was dominated by the fallout from the release of a transcript of...

Trump belittled, bullied, blackmailed and blindsided Zelenskyy

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. Remember those days when we used to complain that Ukraine was not getting enough attention in the world’s media? Well...

The View From Here: Autumn reveries

Volodymyr Kish. On a fine day this past week, my wife and I celebrated the official end of summer, better known as the autumnal equinox....

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 : A proper exchange

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, President Zelenskyy of Ukraine was finally able to complete negotiations for a prisoner exchange with Russia. 35 Ukrainians held illegally by...

The View From Here: To everything there is a season

Volodymyr Kish. To state that Ukraine has had a difficult history as a nation, would be quite the understatement. From its beginnings as Kyiv Rus...

Assessing Zelenskyy’s first 100 days

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. It has become customary to assess any new leader after the first 100 days of his or her term. Thus, it...
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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...

How deep is Putin’s hold over Trump?

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN Editorial Writer. Last week we commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to re-admit the Russian Federation to the G-7, creating a...

Канада та Україна

Високоповажний Ахмед Хуссен, Міністр імміграції, біженців та громадянства Канади. Одна з найбільших переваг бути міністром імміграції, біженців та громадянства Канади - це можливість взаємодіяти та...

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...

No place for Russian Federation in G-7

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On the eve of the G-7 summit, which was held in Biarritz, France, August 24-26, U.S. President Donald Trump once again...

Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and Canada

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. Not many remember what happened 80 years ago, this week. Worse, we live in a world populated by scores of propagandists...

The View From Here: Talking Turkey

Volodymyr Kish. Some months ago while surfing through the prolific content that Netflix offers through its video streaming services, I stumbled across an interesting Turkish...

Freeland makes a nuanced response to ethics report

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN Editorial Writer. On August 14, with just over two months to go before Canadians head to the polls to elect a new...

Post Election Ukraine: At Its Final Crossroads?

George Horhota for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Ukraine’s early spring Presidential and last week’s parliamentary elections resulted in fundamental change as a neophyte political...

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 View From Here: Old Age in a New Age

Volodymyr Kish. As most of you may know, I became a “senior” a few years ago, am happily collecting my pension and enjoying the joys...

A tribute to retiring Senator Raynell Andreychuk

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On August 14, the Ukrainian Canadian community lost one of its most effective parliamentarians when Senator Raynell Andreychuk reached the mandatory...

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Daria Bajus for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Performer, producer and playwright, Lianna Makuch, was the 2020 recipient of the $25,000 grant from the REACH...

Three strikes and you’re out…

Canada needs a leader who is beyond reproach on ethical matters Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finds himself at the centre of yet...

Why Postmedia’s pro-Russian bias is so dangerous

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. In last week’s editorial we pointed out how Canada’s largest newspaper chain, Postmedia, is wantonly spreading anti-Ukrainian Russian propaganda without even...

Andrew Kushnir – 2019 REACH Mentorship recepient

Daria Bajus for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Andrew Kushnir was the inaugural recipient of the 2019 REACH Mentorship program, receiving $21,000 of the maximum...

For the Record: Division wrongly accused of “Nazism”, war crimes

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. Ed. Note The following letter was sent to the Edmonton Journal which on July 18 reprinted an Ottawa Citizen article...