How a Ukrainian Canadian helped draft the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of one of the most important Canadian documents – the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, that finally allowed Canada to fully govern itself outside of British parliament. It had made Canada a truly independent nation,  allowing courts and judges to defend the citizen against the state and guarded the minority from […]

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Weekend catchup: March 30

Here are a collection of news items that I didn’t get a chance to write posts about this week: Ukrainian woman whose rape caused protests dies An 18-year-old Ukrainian woman who prosecutors say was gang-raped, half-strangled and then set on fire in an attack that sparked street protests in a provincial Ukrainian town, has died, […]

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Klitschko cruises after Chisora spits dummy: Unsavoury antics by challenger fail to hinder superiority of world champion [Article]

No surprise here, as Vitali Klitschko defeated Chisora, sweet revenge from being spit in the face a night before – but disappointingly it wasn’t by KO: After the slap, we expected the slaughter. But it didn’t quite turn out that way, even though Dereck Chisora was predictably beaten by the Ukrainian giant Vitali Klitschko in Munich […]

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