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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...

The View From Here: Election Hangover

Volodymyr Kish. As most of you will have learned by now, Volodymyr Zelenskyy is now not only President of Ukraine, but his party, “Sluha Narodu”,...

The View From Here: A Pidkamin Perspective

Volodymyr Kish. My cousin Hryts in Pidkamin had been having a difficult couple of weeks when I called him the other day to catch up...

The View From Here: Roots

Volodymyr Kish. The City of Oshawa where I live, is not that large as far as cities go, with a population of somewhere around 170,000....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...
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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

The View From Here: Diaspora Debates

Volodymyr Kish. In my last column, I delved into the heated debate that ensued in the diaspora following the...

The View From Here: The Poroshenko Dilemma

Volodymyr Kish. There has been a vociferous debate on the Internet this past week stemming from a provocative article...

The View From Here: More of the Same

Volodymyr Kish. In just over two and a half months’ time, on March 31, Ukraine will be holding Presidential...

The View From Here: Tomos

Volodymyr Kish. This past weekend, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, signed an ecclesiastical document called a Tomos granting canonical...

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Victor Malarek is a man of consuming passion. Arguably the most effective and successful investigative journalist that Canada has ever produced, Victor...

The View From Here: The Myth of Western Democracy

Volodymyr Kish. Most of us that live in what is loosely called the West suffer from the delusion that we live under democratic political systems,...

The View From Here: Ukraine Update

Volodymyr Kish. There are lots of things happening in Ukraine right now as it enters an interesting transitional phase in its continuing struggles to strengthen...
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Holding Ukrainian Government’s Feet To The Fire

Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization and think tank that tracks the level of corruption in the various nations that make up our...

The View From Here: The Days of Our Lives

Volodymyr Kish. I would not be exaggerating in stating that I lead a busy life. Between my domestic responsibilities, my involvement in numerous Ukrainian organizations...
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This Is Not Your Baba’s Ukraine

I wear many different hats in the Ukrainian community here in Canada, one of them as а member of the Board of the Canada...

The View From Here: Historical Search for Unity

Volodymyr Kish. A number of news items in recent weeks made me turn to the history books to refresh my understanding of one of the...

The View From Here: It’s About Time

Volodymyr Kish. When you get to a certain age, you become far more conscious of the passage of time. This comes largely from the realization...

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Ukrainian Canadians recognized by Alma Mater

Tanya Dzulynsky for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. The Ukrainian Canadian community in Canada has many successful individuals. Most are not noticed outside their close...

Festival Parade Marshall and former Canadian Army Commander Wynnyck on his background, hybrid...

New Pathway - Ukrainian News. This year’s Parade Marshall at the Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival, Lieutenant General Paul Wynnyk (Retired), was among the...

Candidate Yvan Baker on his track record and platform

New Pathway - Ukrainian News. After MP for Etobicoke Centre Borys Wrzesnewskyj announced in late 2018 that he would not be running in the next...

Power of Six art exhibit captures hearts at Halton Hills

Kateryna Bandura for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. The curated exhibit “Power of Six” has brought together six Ukrainian artists from Toronto, who share in...

The red flag about social media and your personal information

Daniel Bartchouk for New Pathway - Ukrainian News. Have you posted a photo to Instagram lately? Told the world how you feel about something? Shared...