Ukraine today marks 20 years of independence. President Viktor Yanukovych will take part in ceremonies in Kyiv. Amid a budgetary squeeze, a planned military parade in the Ukrainian capital was scrapped to save $20 million. Read the rest of the article Only Yanukovych’s planned celebrations are allowed in Kyiv, while any others were banned. Democracy […]Read more "Ukraine celebrates 20 years of independence–its longest, but for how much longer?"
Anyone looking for the Ukrainian Beer ‘Lvivske’ were surprised to see in big letters PRODUCT DISCONTINUED on the LCBO page. A quick search on the LCBO site reveals only a few are left in the province with the majority in Thunder Bay and a few scattered around the GTA. Lvivske and its brother Slavutich, believe […]Read more "Rumour-killer: Ukrainian Beer still available in Toronto"
Tonight, Friday the 12th at 6:30PM, the second demonstration against the unlawful arrest of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will be happening at the Ukrainian consulate at 2275 Lakeshore Blvd West. The group is organizing the event and possibly more on their Facebook page. The arrest was recently condemned by our own Canadian government with a […]Read more "Demonstration against Tymoshenko’s arrest at Toronto Ukrainian consulate tonight"
The travelling exhibit, The Barbed Wire Solution: Ukrainians and Canada’s First Internment Operations, 1914-1920 is now on display in Fort St. John, BC through October 31st: During the First World War, over 8000 men, women, and children, mostly Ukrainians, were interned. This exhibit explores the economic, political, and social circumstances that led to Canada’s first […]Read more "Ukrainian Internment Exhibit in Fort St. John, BC"
From Your News Network: The annual Ukrainian Festival at St. Nicholas Church in Elmira Heights has grown exponentially … Sixty four years ago, the first Ukrainian Festival may have been a pretty small operation, but the lines and crowd that were on hand Sunday show that this celebration has come a long way. … The […]Read more "Thousands gather for annual Ukrainian Festival in Elmira Heights, NY [Article]"