92 year-old Ukrainian Canadian track star Olga Kotelko made famous again on BBC

Looking for Olga’s interview on the CBC’s Sunday Edition? The BBC is running a video on 92 year-old Saskatchewan track star Olga Kotelko – the oldest long jump competitor in the world, holding 23 world records and considered one of the world’s greatest athletes: BBC doesn’t allow embedding of their videos, click the picture to go to the […]

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Weekend Watching: BBC investigates government shut down of Maidan (Independence) square

The BBC investigates the closing down of the Maidan (Independence square) by the Yanukovych government – the home of the Orange Revolution and recently protests over unfair changes to the tax code: BBC doesn’t allow embedding of their videos, click the picture to go to the video While the video addresses Maidan square and even […]

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Founder of the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre, Wasyl Janischewsky, passes away at 86

Sad news as the President and founder of the UCRDC which researches and documents the Holodomor and other notable Ukrainian causes, passes away in Toronto at 86 years old: Janischewskyj, an internationally recognized scientist and authority on lightning strikes, the long arm of Toronto’s landmark tower became his laboratory. He’d stroll or cycle along city streets […]

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