The Hon. Bob Dechert, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and The Hon. Ralph Goodale, Liberal M.P. for Wascana, shared their experiences and observations with political commentator Oksana Bashuk Hepburn, Simon Kouklevsky of Ukrainian Time radio in
, and myself. Montreal
Topics included the delegations failed attempt to visit the jailed ex-PM
Yulia Tymoshenko, Canada’s free-trade agreement with Ukraine, and why NGOs are “cautiously optimistic”
about upcoming elections in .
The call airs on this week’s edition of Nash Holos Ukrainian Roots Radio. Local
podcast archived at www.nashholos.com (International Edition at www.pcjmedia.com/nash-holos.) Vancouver
Also on the show:
- Recipe for elegant stuffed beef patties
- Latest news on jailing of ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko, and plans for oil drilling in Ukraine
- Music by UB, Tyt i Tam, Pryvit, Oksana Mukha, Millenia, Mickey & Bunny, The Ukrainian Connection.