The new commander was officially presented and greeted at the Canada’s Defense Ministry. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated him on the new appointment.
Roman Washchuk, Ukraine’s ambassador in Canada, also shared this information. ‘Lt. Gen. Wynnyk, the grandson of Ukrainians from Stryi (Lviv region, western Ukraine), took over the Canadian Army’, he tweeted.
Paul Wynnyk has been serving with the Canadian military since the 1980s as combat engineer.