During discussion they emphasized on Ukrainian-Canadian economic relations, in particular negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement. They also exchanged their views on contacts between Ukrainian and Canadian Members of Parliaments. Ambassador Prystaiko and Mr.Trottier stressed on importance of the development of the democratic process in Ukraine.
Mr.Trottier is representing in the House of Commons one of the Toronto ridings with a significant Ukrainian community and the headquarters of the leading Ukrainian Canadian Organizations as well as the Consulate General of Ukraine.
The Counterparts expressed deep grief on the passing of Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Pickering, distinguished Ukrainian Canadian civil activist and philanthropist Erast Huculak.