: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Ottawa Citizen (Canada)

    Meet Gabriela Dabrowski: Ottawa’s overnight tennis success, 19 years in the making
    May25

    Meet Gabriela Dabrowski: Ottawa’s overnight tennis success, 19 years in the making

    Only four Canadians have reached the pinnacle of tennis in the modern era. They have achieved success at the highest level, winning one or more of the sport’s four “Grand Slam” tournaments: Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the French Open or the Australian Open. The first was Montreal’s Sébastien Lareau, a U.S. Open men’s doubles...

    Finding lightning in a bottle: The chemistry between tennis doubles players
    May25

    Finding lightning in a bottle: The chemistry between tennis doubles players

    Finding a doubles partner for Grand Slam tennis requires connections, patience, persistence and a good smartphone data plan. Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski won a French Open mixed doubles championship with India’s Rohan Bopanna last June, and they played together at Wimbledon in July and the U.S. Open in September, losing in the...

    Today’s letters: Solutions hard to find on Israel and Palestine
    May18

    Today’s letters: Solutions hard to find on Israel and Palestine

    Extremists prevent lasting peace between Israel, PalestineRe: U.S. embassy move won’t help peace process, May 16 In my view, both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian long-standing conflict have legitimate grievances and aspirations, and both sides are held hostage by their deeply and rigidly entrenched extremists’ diametrically opposing...

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?
    May17

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?

    In late April more than 50 members of the U.S. Congress condemned the government of Ukraine’s ongoing efforts to glorify “Nazi collaborators.” The letter, signed by both Republicans and Democrats, outlined concerns about ongoing ceremonies to glorify leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army as well as 14th SS Galizien Division (aka...

    ‘Too many accidents’: Russian scientist says she faces grave danger if Canada denies refugee bid
    May08

    ‘Too many accidents’: Russian scientist says she faces grave danger if Canada denies refugee bid

    This is a story about a Russian scientist and vocal critic of the Putin government who collected evidence of environmental disaster in Siberia and is now seeking asylum in Canada. It’s a convoluted tale that sounds like something out of a Cold War novel. The veracity of some of the events in question are impossible to independently confirm....

    Scanlan: Cooking with class — home-cooked meals in a school setting
    May06

    Scanlan: Cooking with class — home-cooked meals in a school setting

    Nancy Watzenboeck was in Italy when she heard about a topic explored in this space: the lost art of home cooking. “Seven people sent me your article when I was away,” Watzenboeck says. “Everything mentioned in there is kind of what we’re trying to achieve with our classes.” At Earl of March Secondary School in Kanata, Watzenboeck teaches a...

    Cohen: Why we ought to worry about democracy’s retreat globally
    May01

    Cohen: Why we ought to worry about democracy’s retreat globally

    Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada lives on public platforms. She lectures often, at home and abroad, and collects laurels celebrating her shimmering career (including 38 honorary degrees) like loose change. As a decorated jurist of 42 years, she contemplates law and society as a quotidian challenge. So there she was two weeks...

    Kolga: We need to stop Russia’s cyber and disinformation campaign now
    Apr20

    Kolga: We need to stop Russia’s cyber and disinformation campaign now

    This week, the so-called “Five Eyes” security group – Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada – met to talk about cyber attacks, mostly from Russia. The U.S. and U.K. also issued a warning that Russia has been heavily involved in cyber and disinformation attacks. It can no longer be ignored that Canada is one target of...

    Glavin: How the West continues to fail the people of Syria
    Apr11

    Glavin: How the West continues to fail the people of Syria

    “An individual, a group, a party, or a class that ‘objectively’ picks its nose while it watches men drunk with blood massacring defenceless people is condemned by history to rot and become worm-eaten while it is still alive.” When the young war correspondent Lev Davidovich Bronstein wrote those words in 1912, the individual he had in mind...

    Glavin: The West’s Putin problem isn’t going away
    Mar28

    Glavin: The West’s Putin problem isn’t going away

    Well, it’s a start. After years of deploying the ad-hockery of tepid sanctions and tough talk as the primary responses to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war crimes, his crimes against humanity and his other brazen violations of the United Nations charter in Chechnya, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine’s Donbass, Crimea and not least,...

    Pin It on Pinterest