From the Ukrainian Canadian Congress: Winnipeg, March 26, 2009 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls upon CBC Radio Canada International (RCI) to overturn their decision to permanently shutdown the Ukrainian Section of RCI effective this week after 57 years of service to Canada. “We understand that the Ukrainian Section of RCI is the only […]Read more "Tell the CBC to keep their Ukrainian RCI broadcast"
As CBC slashes 800 jobs, Simon at Ukrainian Time passes along the sad news about the shutting down of it’s RCI Ukrainian bureau – an international broadcasting service that served Ukraine from Canada: Ukrainian Section No More at RCI The Ukrainian Section at Radio Canada International (RCI) was cut. The surprise announcement was made this […]Read more "CBC’s RCI dropping Ukrainian bureau"
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney is quite busy these days. When he’s not barring British anti-war MPs from entering Canada, axing funding to Canadian-Arab groups, deporting war-resisters or even tweeting on Twitter, he’s busy shaping our multiculturalism in a very diverse way: English or French speaking only! Our minister’s latest fight is to […]Read more ""I think it’s really neat that a fifth-generation Ukrainian Canadian can speak Ukrainian– but pay for it yourself," – Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney"
Top news stories about Ukrainians, Ukraine and beyond! An update from last week, opposition activist Vadim Charushev who was confined against his will to a mental hospital, will remain in the facility after a St. Petersburg court ruled in favor of his compulsory treatment Saturday. Talk about Ukrainian influence: Salo is making a comeback and […]Read more "Ukrainian news round-up – Mar 23 2009"
TIME Magazine has posted their 100 Most Influential people, and tech-saavy Russophiles have been upvoting Vladimir Putin to the top. As of this writing he’s at #3, where do you think he belongs? Vote! His bio is just plain ridiculous, who writes this stuff: PRO: His steely-eyed fondness for Cold War–era diplomacy led to the […]Read more "Putin dangerously rising in TIME’s Influential People list"