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New Pathway celebrates 90 years

Marco Levytsky and Walter Kish. It was 90 years ago this month that New Pathway (Нoвий Шлях in Ukrainian) was founded in Edmonton as the...

The View From Here: Food for thought

Volodymyr Kish. Up until the past century, most people considered food as just another of life’s basic necessities and were not inclined to look upon...

The View from Here: A Soulless Country

By Volodymyr Kish. This past week, the Russians engaged in what is shamefully being called an election for President of their country. Of course, it...

An Anthem That Refuses To Die

Back during the days of Glasnost and Perestroika, my parents finally got permission to bring over one of our cousins from Ukraine on a...

Український серіал

Юрій Левикін для Нового Шляху, Київ. Події у сучасній Україні в певному сенсі нагадують захоплюючий серіал, від якого неможливо відірватися - то офшорний скандал, то...

The View From Here: Ukrainian Independence Days

Volodymyr Kish. For the past several decades, Ukrainians world-wide have celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day on August 24, marking the day in 1991 when Ukraine broke...

Let the bells of freedom ring throughout Belarus

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. March 25 marked "Freedom Day" in Belarus. That is the day in 1918 that the short-lived Belarusian People's Republic (BNR in...

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...

Свято з присмаком гіркоти

Юрій Левикін для Нового Шляху, Київ. Україна святкує 25-ту річницю своє Незалежності. Можна було би написати щось бравурне про перемоги, тяглість тисячолітньої історії, національних героїв...

Ukraine boldly goes where no NATO member dared to go

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Kabul rescue operation demonstrates why Ukraine must be admitted to NATO’s MAP now As we reported in last week’s edition, Ukrainian special...

Actions, Sanctions and Effects

On July 24, 2014 Canada announced further sanctions against Russia. The sanction list included individual members of the so-called ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ and the...

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...

Weeds

It had been quite a while since I last chatted with my sometimes crotchety though always thought-provoking cousin Hryts from that venerable village of...

Donald Trump: Manchurian Idiot, or Manchurian Candidate?

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN. U.S. President Donald Trump’s November 11 statement that he takes the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia didn’t meddle in...

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...

A Hryts Historical Lesson

This past Sunday, it being Ukrainian Independence Day, I called my cousin Hryts in Pidkamin, Lviv region, to convey my best wishes on this...

New Year Brings Positive Indicators

Marco Levytsky, NP-UN. As we begin the New Year, there have been some positive developments insofar as international support for Ukraine’s continued struggle against Russian aggression...

Від Новгорода до Алеппо

Йосиф Сірка для Нового Шляху, Торонто. На перший погляд Новгород і Алеппо такі віддалені міста, що їх важко порівнювати. А все ж, коли приглянутись ближче, то...

The View From Here: Merry Christmas!

Volodymyr Kish. I am a week away from my sixty sixth Christmas, and though I and many of my peers have become somewhat jaded over...
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The Sources of Anti-(Ukrainian) Nationalism and How to Counter It

Taras Kuzio, Ottawa. At the launch of my book Putin’s War Against Ukraine in parliament organised by Hanna Hopko, head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,...

Canada Must Lead

From our interview with Minister Baird it is clear that Canada intends to remain on the forefront of the international effort to help Ukraine...

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...

Poroshenko No Moses

Two weeks ago, I penned a column outlining the current Ukrainian President and Prime Minister’s sorry inaction in dealing with the on-going pervasive corruption...

Чи воскресне Україна

Іноді у Великодній час ми на християнський привіт "Христос Воскрес!" говоримо слова "Воскресне Україна!". Якщо нас спитати у будь-якому іншому контексті, мало хто визнає,...

Russian Cyber Warfare Threat is Very Real

Marco Levytsky, National Affairs Editor. This may come as a surprise to our readers, but our community has so...

Another Ukraine

For most of the past year, my thoughts and those of most other Ukrainian Canadians have been centered on our ancestral land and its...

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 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...

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...
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The View From Here: Being Ukrainian

Volodymyr Kish. Those familiar with my journalistic body of work will know that I have written much about what it means to be Ukrainian, particularly...

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