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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...
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The View From Here: Once upon a time

Volodymyr Kish. For the past few years, I have been watching with some dismay at what has been transpiring south of the border in the...

Postmedia shamelessly spreads Russian propaganda, smears Ukrainians

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Fresh on the heels of the uproar created by the vandalization of the fence sign on the construction site for the...

Eugene Czolij: MH17 – a stark reminder that Russian aggression is far reaching and...

Eugene Czolij, NGO “Ukraine-2050” President . Russia invaded Ukraine in Crimea and in the Donbas 6 years ago. As a result of Russia’s incessant military aggression...

Letter to Mayor Burton & Oakville Town Council: You can be/do better

Myroslava Oleksiuk, Toronto. Dear Mayor Burton and Oakville Town Council: Being a democracy and human rights activists for several decades, I appreciate that choosing to serve...

The View From Here: The Nazi myth

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, a number of newspapers here in southern Ontario disseminated a problematic story about how some vandals had defaced a “Nazi monument”...

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...

The View From Here: Hryts and the virus

Volodymyr Kish. I have been so preoccupied with coping with the COVID virus, that I neglected to keep in touch with my fount of practical...

Communism is a bankrupt ideology

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. On Canada Day (of all days) vandals defaced the construction site for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa...

The View From Here: The end of another dream

Volodymyr Kish. Last week, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Yakiv Smolii, resigned, citing systemic political pressure that made it impossible for him...

Smoliy’s resignation sparks international ramifications

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. The July 1 resignation of National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Yakiv Smoliy – just two years into his seven-year term...

Racial and human equality – enshrined but yet so fragile

Carl Hétu, National Director, CNEWA Canada. Ten years ago, I visited Syria. I recall being impressed by so many people of different religions and ethnicities...

Росії немає місця у будь-якому G саміті!

Евген Чолій, Президент ГО “Україна-2050”. Останні повідомлення про можливість розширення Групи Семи – знову – щоб включити Російську Федерацію викликали хвилі сильного занепокоєння у світовій...
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The View From Here: Social media manipulation

Volodymyr Kish. The ubiquitous social media tool called Facebook has done wonders at giving everyone a chance to voice their thoughts and opinions without the...

Happy Canada Day A brief primer on what’s it all about

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Happy Canada Day to everyone out there. We all know July 1st is our national holiday. But do we know what...

Stay divided – be conquered!

Orest Soltykevych, Edmonton, AB. Several years ago, a widower decided to return to his native village in Ukraine to spend his remaining years there. He had...

The View From Here: Fathers Day reflections

Volodymyr Kish. This past Sunday was Father’s Day, though in contrast to previous years, this year’s celebrations were rather muted as a result of the...

Police must stop tolerating abusive behaviour

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. There has been much discussion lately about the question of systemic racism – especially where police forces are concerned. In the...

Reconciling internment operations

Lubomyr Luciuk, Kingston, ON. It all began in Kingston. I was a young graduate student, working on an MA in Geography under the direction of...

The View From Here: Facebook follies and frustrations

Volodymyr Kish. For many of us, Facebook has become an essential accompaniment to our daily routines, even more so since COVID-19 interrupted our normal lives...

Ukrainian health reforms must continue

Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. For many years, Ukraine’s health care system was held hostage by over-bureaucratization, corruption and intense political...

Zelenskyy treading on dangerous ground

Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seems to have it in for his predecessor. Several new cases against Petro Poroshenko were brought forward on...

The View From Here: Racism

Volodymyr Kish. Over the past few weeks, the explosive issue of racism has once again become front and center in our consciousness. The precipitating act...

Internment centenary provides lessons for today

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Marco Levytsky, Editorial Writer. Since the May 25 death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African...

Letter to the editor: Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items

Dear Marco Levytsky, Thank you for your recent article “Amazon must stop selling USSR promotional items” (New Pathway - Ukrainian News, Issue #17 dated May...

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...

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...

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