Information for Ukrainians coming to Canada

Immigration programs and resources The Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) allows all Ukrainian nationals and their family members to apply for a visitor visa to enter Canada and remain in Canada up to 3 years from the time of entry. Here is the link to apply for the CUAET (Online only). Note: prospective CUAET applicants need […]

Legal information sessions – immigration and other legal support

A series of webinars and Q&A sessions have been put together by Canadian lawyers and legal practitioners to support #Ukrainians in #Canada and abroad, who need immediate legal information. The sessions will be held each Thursday of April day starting Thursday, April 7 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST These virtual sessions are #free […]

Russia’s War on Ukraine – Implications for International Law and the United Nations

Topic: Russia’s War on Ukraine – Implications for International Law and the United Nations. Speakers: Ambassador Bob Rae; Dr. Mykola Gnatovskyy; Hon. Irwin Cotler With Moderation by: Professor John Packer Partners: Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association, Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa, Embassy of Ukraine to Canada Registration […]

Next legal information session immigration and other legal support

The next session in our series will be taking place Saturday March 19, 2022, at 6pm EST via Zoom registration. TOPIC: Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) program session. Ms. Olena Penteleichuk, First Secretary, Consular Affairs, will be at this session answering questions about Ukrainian passports and travel documents Embassy of Ukraine in Canada / […]

New Resource – How to Apply for an Urgent Visitor Visa to Canada from Ukraine

This Visa Application Guide was prepared by the Immigration group from Fasken and is provided for general information purposes only. The information in the document does not constitute legal or other professional advice. You should contact a licensed legal practitioner regarding any specific immigration issue. Link to resource: How to Apply for an Urgent Visitor […]

Call for Help

The Government of Canada recently introduced special immigration measures to help Ukrainian citizens affected by the war in Ukraine to come to Canada. Given this announcement, we expect a large influx of displaced Ukrainian people to come to Canada over the coming months. We would like to mobilize legal professionals from across Canada to provide the much-needed legal […]

UCBA Statement on War in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association stands with the people of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Canadian legal community in condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine that will lead to an unimaginable humanitarian crisis. Russia’s aggression threatens the stability and freedom of not only Ukraine but the entire region and indeed the world. The UCBA is speaking […]

UCBA: Co-Sponsor of Knowledge Workshop

We are again partnering with the Ps and Bs and Suspilna Sluzhba for an event on November 5th, 2019, from 6PM to 8PM. The seminar will be on “Influence & Persuasion”. This workshop is given by Christine Burych, President of StarlingBrook Leadership Consulting. We are very privileged to have Christine volunteer her time to put on this […]