Ukrainian envoy confident of fresh foundation

When asked what his proudest moment was over the past five years, Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Ostash begins making a list. At the top is the unveiling in Ottawa of a statue to famed Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in June. Second is a recent tour by train from Halifax to Edmonton following the path the first Ukrainian immigrants to Canada along 125 years ago.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 08/10/2011 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 11/27/2013 11:16 am EST

When asked what his proudest moment was over the past five years, Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Ostash begins making a list. At the top is the unveiling in Ottawa of a statue to famed Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in June. Second is a recent tour by train from Halifax to Edmonton following the path the first Ukrainian immigrants to Canada along 125 years ago.

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