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Halyna Klid collection
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- Klid, Halyna
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- 84 reel-to-reel tapes
- 12.7 cm of textual records
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Halyna Kild was born on July 17th, 1955, in Ukraine (in the Yunashky village in the Prohrebyshche district of the Vinnytsia region). She is a journalist, editor, translator, and a freelance radio correspondent at Radio Canada International (1992-1998). She came to Canada in 1998. She is a specialist in the field of graphic communications, advertising, and publishing affairs (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1999). She worked at the private technology company of Yotta Yotta Inc. which was in charge of globally distributing and transmitting large volumes of email information and security of electronic networks (2000-2002).
From 1992 to 1997, she prepared and recorded around 200 reports and radio interviews for RCI (Radio Canada International) about political and public events, news of Ukrainian studies in Alberta, and innovative approaches in science and agriculture.
In 1994, she covered the visit to Alberta of the former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. She has written over 50 publications in Ukrainian and in English in the North American and Ukrainian press. Among them: an article on the status of women in Canada and Ukraine “Sexual harassment: reality or fiction” (“Modernity”, June 1995).
Many of her articles are devoted to the work of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta, where she is currently working as a Communication & Research Assistant.
Previously housed at UCAMA.
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Contains audiotapes and scripts from the radio show Radio Canada International recorded from 1992-1997 hosted by Halyna Klid. The reel-to-reel audiotapes are dated from 1993 to1996 and contain many interviews with various individuals such as Hryniuk, Mykola, Konolyk, Kopotun, Andriievska, Kuchma etc. Some of the audio tape topics also include Leonid Kuchma's visit to Canada, The Joke Project, V-E Day, Hockey, Chornobyl, Perogies, and many more.
The scripts from the radio show from date from 1992 to 1997. They contain the scripts from the interviews with Polkovsky, Starchenko, McCaffrey, Major Dmytro Shkurko etc. as well as scripts from topics such as the First Ukrainian combat jets in Canada, the Men Who Broke the Circle of Women's Traditional Activities, the Alberta Legislature Passes a Motion on Chornobyl, The Feast of Jordan, Ukrainian-Canadian Visual poetry in Canada, a Bukovynian Wedding Show, and many others.
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