The good old CBC, our national public broadcaster. While it’s under constant attack from the right (for the benefit of its rival Quebecor and Sun News over French-language markets and beyond), it’s one of our only real Canadian culture outlets (when was the last time the private TV networks like Global or CTV aired a Canadian […]Read more "CBC’s getting a little Ukrainian!"
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 last week’s Family Guy, Lois found herself in ‘Foxy Boxing’ and was up against an opponent from Ukraine – but quite surprisingly was able was speak Ukrainian herself: Lois: I’m sorry there’s been a terrible mistake, my idiot husband booked this match without my knowledge… Bell rings – Punch! Peter: She’s from the Ukraine […]Read more "Ukrainian on Family Guy (Video)"
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)"
The Gareth Jones memorial website run by his great nephew Nigel Colley posted a clip last week from a popular game show University Challenge last week that asked participants “killed in 1935, the Welsh journalist Gareth Jones was posthumously awarded which country’s medal of freedom award in 2008 for his efforts in publicizing the Holodomor, […]Read more "Weekend watching: Holodomor featured on UK game show"