Date: 10 months ago   Category: Society

Ukrainians are everywhere: one more minister from Canada recognized the Ukrainian roots


The minister of science and sport of Canada Kirsty Duncan has the Ukrainian roots. Her ancestors have moved from Ukraine to Canada a century ago.

has reported about it Duncan during the ceremony of opening of the Ukrainian Consulate General in the Canadian Edmonton, tells ONLINE.UA with reference to Ukrinform.

the Canadian official has noted that her family has arrived to Canada at the beginning of the 20th century. She has lodged in the west of the country. Kirsty Duncan admitted that over time the members of her family migrating to Canada have lost contact with relatives in Ukraine. According to her, in those days so it happened often. "When migrants arrived in Canada, often lost touch with family, wrote letters less often", - Duncan has explained. The minister has emphasized that the opening day of Consulate General of Ukraine in Edmonton is for her in very emotional and important historical afternoon. Duncan is convinced that opening of this department will only enhance firm friendship between Canada and Ukraine. we Will remind

, Kirsty Duncan became not the first Ukrainian in the Canadian government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Kandy Chrystia Freeland also has the Ukrainian origin. In total in the Parliament of Canada there are more than ten deputies with the Ukrainian roots.

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