Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Harper in Lviv, Ukraine: Remember that in Canada, you have friends
Here is the a lightly-edited speech Prime Minister Stephen Harper that was given at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine on the last day of his five-day trip to Europe:
“There are strong people-people links between our two countries.
Ukrainians have been emigrating to Canada for more than 100 years and one and a quarter million Canadians have Ukrainian roots. That's about 4 per cent of the total population. And that percentage is much higher on the Canadian prairies where I reside. As a part of Canada that looks like parts of Ukraine and where you would recognize many of the surnames, as you would for members of the distinguished Ukrainian delegation that is travelling with me here.
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Source: Toronto Sun
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