If you missed last night’s CBC broadcast of Rick Mercer celebrating Malanka, the show has put up the clip on YouTube. As well you can watch the entire episode online. It’s a great clip to watch, it explained some of our culture to the nation and showcased how fun the event can be watch. Check […]Read more "Watch CBC’s Rick Mercer celebrate Malanka (Video)"
The Rick Mercer Report Facebook page announced that they filmed a segment at the Malanka celebrations in Saskatoon last weekend. The page showcases some great pictures including Rick learning Ukrainian dancing from the Pavlychenko Folkorique Ensemble. The segment this airs Tuesday at 8PM on CBC, and later online at the Rick Mercer Report site. More […]Read more "Rick Mercer Report celebrates Malanka Tuesday on CBC"
Last summer, Rogers TV axed many of its self-produced diversity programming on Omni1, including Ukrainian program Svitohliad, in order to cut costs after a disappointing financial quarter. The announcement came without warning and was made effective immediately, leaving a large void in the community. The only other show left was Kontakt (which was not effected because it is […]Read more "‘Svitohliad’ returns as ‘ForumTV’, what do you think? (Watch the entire episode)"
Tuesday’s layoff announcement at Rogers sent shockwaves as it decided to end all of OmniTV’s produced diversity programming, which included Ukrainian news show Svitohliad. Other notable diversity programming included Polish, Greek, Japanese and Tamil. The channel has been airing multilingual television since 1972, bought by Rogers in 1985 and re-branded as Omni1 and Omni2 in […]Read more "Svitohliad casualty of Rogers’ layoffs"
On a recent episode of Parks & Rec, Leslie mentions Stalin’s genocide. Stalin has only ever been accused of one genocide: the Holodomor. Subtle, but we’ll take it! Parks and Rec: Recognizing Stalin’s Genocide from Andrew UkrCdn on Vimeo. Personally, I think Parks & Rec has overtaken The Office as the funniest comedy on Thursdays. […]Read more "Stalin’s genocide on Parks & Rec"