Elizabeth Bachinsky gets in touch with the darker side of her Ukrainian heritage in her latest book (Updated)

From Uptown Magazine (Winnipeg): Vancouver-based poet Elizabeth Bachinsky got in touch with her Ukrainian heritage with her new book, God of Missed Connections (Nightwood Editions). “I’m third generation Vancouver and we’re pretty closed off from that culture,” she says. “It’s a really good vantage point,” she adds. “I never tried the superficial stuff like dancing […]

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"I think it’s really neat that a fifth-generation Ukrainian Canadian can speak Ukrainian– but pay for it yourself," – Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney is quite busy these days. When he’s not barring British anti-war MPs from entering Canada, axing funding to Canadian-Arab groups, deporting war-resisters or even tweeting on Twitter, he’s busy shaping our multiculturalism in a very diverse way: English or French speaking only! Our minister’s latest fight is to […]

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