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Celebrating Shevchenko’s immortal legacy in Canada

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...

Digging Ukraine!

Because of the constraints imposed by the COVID epidemic, I have been watching far more television than usual, and have used the opportunity to...

We welcome Zelenskyy’s moves against Medvedchuk and PrivatBank

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. With his personal popularity and that of his Servant of the People Party sinking to new lows, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has...

A bit of history

I took an unexpected little stroll into history this past week while browsing the digital archives of the Oshawa library on the Internet. I...

Time to get serious with Belarus sanctions

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Six months after fraudulent elections, thing just get worse Over six months have passed since the August 9 Belarus Presidential Elections, which...

An American tragedy

This past week, America underwent a trial by fire and came out wanting. I am speaking of course of Trump’s impeachment trial in the...

Canada should accept Ukraine’s offer to jointly investigate downing of UIA Flight 752

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On February 9, CBC News reported that it had obtained a recording of a man sources have identified as Iran’s foreign...

Generational change

A number of events in recent months have caused me to indulge in a little more introspection about the future and the past than...

Russian Imperialist Movement deserves terrorist designation

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. When, on February 3, the Government of Canada placed 13 new groups on the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities, most...

Re-engineering democracy

For the past several centuries, people throughout this shrinking planet of ours have been indulging in democracy as the means by which human affairs...

Biden’s inauguration opens up a new chapter in Ukraine-U.S. relations

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has welcomed Joe Biden’s inauguration as President of the United States, tweeting “I’m sure our relations will...

The View From Here By Volodymyr Kish: Truth or consequences

Last week, Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States, putting an end to four years of Trump-led turmoil, chaos and mind-boggling...

Construction of Energy East Pipeline can mitigate effects of Keystone cancellation

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. To begin with, we must congratulate U.S. President Joe Biden upon his inauguration and acknowledge that this will have a positive...

Hryts’ and the Zaraza

I took the opportunity over the holidays to call my cousin Hryts in the eponymous little village of Pidkamin in Western Ukraine, a burg...

If Moscow wants a thaw – then let it take the first steps

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On January 11, Robert Fife, Ottawa Bureau Chief for The Globe and Mail, reported that: “Two Canadian experts on Russia have...

Coups and consequences

For the past couple of centuries, the United States has played an important role on the world stage as an example of freedom and...

Time for Republicans to return to conscientious conservatism

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. “Yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by...

A new year proposal for the government of Ukraine

Askold S. Lozynskyj. Ukraine's relationship with its Diaspora over the last almost thirty years has been manifestly positive, yet tangibly troubling. Meetings have been held...

The View From Here: Let’s not go back to normal

Volodymyr Kish. I am sure that most people, like myself, will not be sad to see the end of 2020. It was a year that...

Marking the first anniversary of UIA Flight PS752 shootdown

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. A year ago today (January 8), Iran fired two Russian-made TOR missiles at Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Flight PS752 just...

The View From Here: A year of crises

Volodymyr Kish. I think that most of you will agree that 2020 was a particularly difficult year. Our complacent 21st century smugness was shattered when...

Looking back at 2020

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. When historians – and for that matter all of us – look back at 2020, the overriding event that will...

Важлива дата

Аскольд С. Лозинський. Сімдесят два роки тому сьогодні Генеральна Асамблея Організації Об'єднаних Націй на сесії, яка відбулася в Парижі, Франція прийняла основний міжнародний документ під...

To protect human rights, target those who abuse them

Alexandra Chyczij, UCC President. 'For as long as there are people on earth, there will be evil. But what we can do is make them...

The View From Here: COVID blues

Volodymyr Kish. As this dumpster fire of a year staggers to a close, I am hard pressed to find anything positive to say as I...

A blue Christmas today, but hope for tomorrow

Marco Levytsky, Western Bureau Chief. I'll have a blue Christmas without you I'll be so blue just thinking about you Decorations of red on a green Christmas tree Won't...

Too many decades too late

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. Early in 1932 Mendel Osherowitch journeyed to Soviet Ukraine on assignment for Forverts (Forward), a Yiddish-language newspaper in New York City...

The View From Here: Cost of living in Ukraine

Volodymyr Kish. Living in Ukraine these days poses no shortage of challenges to beleaguered Ukrainians, not least of which is dealing with a sputtering economy...

Why it is so important to commemorate the Holodomor

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On Saturday November 28, Ukrainians and other people around the world will commemorate the horrendous act of genocide which has come...

Target Lukashenka’s money supply

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Acting in conjunction with the European Union, Canada on November 6 placed another 13 Belarusian officials on its sanctions list. When added...

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