Tomorrow night at 9PM EST (Tuesday February 14th) PBS will air another showing of its Frontline special on ‘Sex Slaves’ from 2006 that featured young girls taken from Ukraine and funneled through Europe as sex trade workers. We’ve covered PBS re-airing this broadcast before, and if you aren’t able to catch it it is also […]Read more "PBS Frontline re-airing ‘Sex Slaves’ tomorrow"
On January 25th the eldest Canadian who was of Ukrainian descent passed away: A Manitoba woman believed to be the oldest Canadian has died at age 111. Elizabeth Buhler, who died Sunday in Winkler, Man., would have turned 112 in February. She was born Feb. 8, 1899, in Ukraine and moved to Canada with […]Read more "The eldest Canadians are still Ukrainians"
Last night was the finale of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ which featured two Ukrainians in the top four. In the end there could only be one winner and former Shumka dance Denys Drozdyuk took home the top prize: In the end, it was the Ukrainian from Toronto rather than the Ukrainian from […]Read more "Ukrainian Denys Drozdyuk wins ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ (with video)"
Update: Harper arrived Monday and asked Yanukovych some serious questions! The Canadian government has announced that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Ukraine from October 25 to 26: The Prime Minister will also travel to Ukraine at the invitation of President Viktor Yanukovych. “I look forward to my meetings with President Yanukovych and others, […]Read more "Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to arrive in Ukraine on Monday"
MONTREAL – She was a small-town mayor who reached the top of local municipal politics but never seemed overawed by any of it. She contemplated the idea of entering provincial politics, but decided against it after her husband worried the National Assembly in Quebec City would too often keep her away from their home in […]Read more "Ukrainian Canadian politician Vera Danyluk passes away"