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Canadian Heritage responds to last week’s editorial

Phase 2 will provide $137.5 million to arts and culture organizations. Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. It didn’t take long for the Department of Canadian Heritage to...

Zelenskyy’s main foreign policy achievement is not capitulating or abandoning European aspirations, webinar told

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN National Affairs Editor. The principal foreign policy achievement of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s first year in office was not capitulating to Russia and...
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The View From Here: In the Garden

Volodymyr Kish. If you are a first or second generation descendant of Ukrainian immigrants, then I am pretty sure that your childhood memories will include...

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...

The View From Here: COVID’s legacy

Volodymyr Kish. It would be safe to say that the coronavirus has disrupted our lives like few other events in our lifetimes. Its effects have...

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...

The View From Here: Moral choices in the time of COVID

Volodymyr Kish. We are now several months into the COVID-19 pandemic and only starting to fully appreciate the tragic dimensions of the crisis that we...

Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. A campaign initiated by Ukrainian Americans urging Amazon to stop selling T-shirts and other apparel carrying Soviet symbols and glorifying the...

The View From Here: Metaphorically speaking

Volodymyr Kish. I have come across and become a contributor to an interesting page on Facebook called “Ukrainian Folk Expressions Baba And Dido Used To...

COVID crisis exposes enormous shortfalls in long-term care system

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. As the COVID infection curve appears to be flattening, several provinces, including Quebec, which, with only 24% of Canada’s population, accounts...

The View From Here: Losing steam

Volodymyr Kish. It has been a year since Volodymyr Zelenskyy took over as President of Ukraine amidst great hopes and expectations from his young supporters...

No peace is possible as long as Putin remains in power

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. In last week’s issue we reported on a webinar (seminar held on the internet) “Is Ukraine’s negotiating position changing?”, sponsored by...

Out of touch. Not for too long.

Gazan girl touches my heart – without saying a word Carl Hetu, Canadian National Director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. Social distancing is now...

The View From Here: Plagues and platitudes

Volodymyr Kish. The COVID-19 pandemic that is currently wreaking havoc across the world, will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the defining moments...

Providing proper PPE is a matter of life and death

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. As the world grapples with the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the frontline health care workers – doctors, nurses, orderlies...

The View From Here: What next

Volodymyr Kish. COVID-19 has effectively put the whole world on pause in terms of how we live our lives. For almost a month now, and...

Now, more than ever – remember the essential message of Easter

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Whether you celebrate it by the Gregorian Calendar, or by the Julian, Easter, or Pascha, is the holiest day of the...

The View From Here: COVID-19

Volodymyr Kish. Usually around this time of year, I am getting ready for Easter and enjoying the spirit of renewal and new life that the...

Coping with COVID-19

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Within the past few months, the world has been hit with the greatest pandemic since the Spanish Flu of 100 years...

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...

Zelenskyy’s cabinet changes are disturbing

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s recent cabinet shuffle has been met with considerable criticism in the media. Many pundits view this as a...
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Десятиліття мовно-культурного геноциду

Володимир Бандура, Львів. Не буду торкатися економічного боку проблеми занепаду української промисловості та аграрного комплексу, яку за десятиліття створив проросійський режим Кучми, що закінчився роздачею...

The View From Here: Course correction

Volodymyr Kish. Big changes took place in the Ukrainian government last week. President Zelenskyy replaced his Prime Minister and many of his cabinet ministers in...

Celebrating Shevchenko’s immortal legacy

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Every year, around March 9 (the date of his birth in 1814) and March 10 (the date of his death in...

The View From Here: Indigenous affairs

Volodymyr Kish. Canada has been experiencing some significant discomfort these past few weeks as a result of protests and blockades of railways lines primarily by...

Russians continue perpetuating myths about Ukraine

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. In the first interview since his February 18 dismissal as the “gray cardinal” overseeing the Kremlin’s policy regarding Ukraine, Vladislav Surkov...

The View From Here: Parish Chronicles

Volodymyr Kish. This past Sunday I had the honour of chairing the annual general meeting of the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church here...

Combatting Russian propaganda in the English-language media

Ukraine must take full advantage of a very valuable resource it has in the North American Diaspora Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Recently interns from the Canada...

The View From Here: Zellenials

Volodymyr Kish. Last year’s stunning victory by Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine’s Presidential election with 73% of the votes cast marked a seismic shift in Ukrainian...

ТУТ І ТАМ: Курси Канадознавства

Просування знання про Україну - завдання, що йому присвятилися редактори і читачі цієї газети від першого числа виданого 90 років тому. Збірки «на Сарсель»...

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Stefan Kuziw, Artistic Director of KALYNA Performing Arts Company, UNF Toronto. With spirits down in early spring due to COVID-19, I felt that the future...

A Personal Tribute to Vitaliy Shevchenko

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. Instead of the usual editorials I write, I am submitting this week’s piece as a personal reflection – a personal column...

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Uber Canada Opens its Mississauga Greenlight Hub

New Pathway. On March 7, 2017, Uber Canada opened its new Mississauga Greenlight Hub. The modern 10,000 sq. ft. facility at 1980 Matheson Blvd is...

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...