How OMNI Television is providing a vital platform for Canada’s Ukrainian community
Throughout the last few weeks, the world has watched in real-time as the heartbreaking situation in Ukraine has continued to unfold. Here at home, the Ukrainian-Canadian community is a vital part of our country. Now more than ever, support is desperately needed – and this support includes important access to legitimate and trustworthy information that connects our communities to each other and the world.
As Canada’s leading multilingual and multicultural television broadcaster, OMNI Television has proudly supported the Ukrainian diasporic community for more than 20 years through our work with local producers including the creators of the Canadian-produced current affairs program Kontakt.
Today, Vlodko Boychuk, President of Alberta Ukrainian Media Association (AUMA), a non-profit organization that produces local content for the Alberta Kontakt TV show, and Orysia Boychuk, President of the UCC Alberta Provincial Council, share how Rogers’ ongoing support through OMNI Television is helping to connect and unite the Ukrainian community during this time.
Rogers is committed to supporting humanitarian relief and keeping our customers connected. That’s why, in addition to making a $100,000 donation to support the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, we’re making it easier for Canadians to stay connected and to support those impacted by the crisis in Ukraine. All Canadians can donate $5 by texting the word ROGERS to 20222 (EN) or 30333 (FR), or any amount by visiting www.redcross.ca/UkraineCrisis/Rogers.
100% of the donations will go to the Canadian Red Cross’ relief efforts in Ukraine.
About OMNI Television:
Available in all digital cable households across Canada, the OMNI brand includes the national TV channel OMNI Regional plus five local television stations. OMNI offers a wide range of locally produced and acquired programming in more than 40 languages, including news, current affairs and entertainment content in Arabic, Cantonese, Filipino, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Punjabi