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Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Mr. Jeff Yurek

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Listen as I interview Member of the Provincial Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex London, Mr. Jeff Yurek. He serves as the PC Critic of Health in addition to being a Member of the Standing Committee of Regulation and Private Bills. Mr. Yurek also represents the PC Caucus within the Polish community as part of his cultural outreach portfolio.

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Mr. Yurek graduated from the Pharmacy Program at the University of Toronto in 1995. He held a position as a Teaching Associate with the University of Toronto’s Structured Practical Experience Program for the School of Pharmacy.

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Listen as Mr. Yurek discusses how his father has inspired him to follow in his footsteps in his desire to help others.

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Interview with Mr. Jeff Yurek
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Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.