Yukoner heading to Ukraine to bring friend's 3 nieces to Canada


After Jeff Sloychuk had a long conversation with a friend in Calgary who has three nieces in Kiev, he knew what he had to do.

“It seemed to be the only solution was to go over there, pluck them, get them on a plane to Calgary, and out of the zone,” said the Whitehorse resident.

Despite thousands of Ukrainains fleeing their country as the Russian invasion continues — and the Canadian government is currently recommending Canadians avoid all travel to Ukraine — Sloychuk is flying to Warsaw on Tuesday where he has a car waiting for him that will take him to Lviv and Turnopil, in western Ukraine, a couple of hours away.


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