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- Andrew Shandro: Andrew S. Shandro, was the first Ukrainian Canadian to be elected to the Alberta Legislature. Shandro was the son of Stefan Shandro and his wife, Anastasia. He was of Ukrainian descent and a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada. His grandfather was a judge and an uncle was a general in the Austro-Hungarian army. He migrated to Canada in 1899 with his parents and settled northeast of Andrew, Alberta. He became a prominent farmer and was postmaster of a rural community that bore his family's name.
- Andrew Shandro is a professional mountain biker. Shandro has starred in many films and featured in mountain bike magazines worldwide. The majority of Shandro's pictures are taken by his close friend Sterling Lawrence. Andrew was born and raised on the North Shore, British Columbia. He is a competitive individual, and enjoys spending time with his kids.
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by Paul Robert Magocsi
The first Ukrainians elected provincially were Andrew Shandro,a Russophile, running for the Liberals in the heavily Ukrainian ridingof Whitford in the1913 Alberta election, and Taras Ferley,a prominent nationalist activist, who became Liberal ...
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