Нацрада реформ схвалила стратегію Мін’юсту щодо інформування громадян про їхні права

Національна рада реформ більшістю голосів схвалила Стратегію інформування громадян України про гарантовані їм Конституцією та законами України права на період до 2019 року. Документ реалізовуватиметься в рамках всеукраїнського правопросвітницького проекту Міністерства юстиції «Я МАЮ ПРАВО!». «Понад 8 мільйонів громадян мають право на безоплатну правову допомогу, і сотні тисяч людей сьогодні звертаються по безоплатну правову допомогу і отримують […]

Upcoming Ukrainian Legal Aid Clinics

The next monthly legal aid clinic will take place at Ukrainian Canadian Social Services building at Bloor and Jane streets in Toronto on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, and then again on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, both at 7 PM.  All are welcome to bring their legal questions to our lawyers. Note that the Ukrainian legal […]

Farewell to Team Invictus Ukraine

All Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association Members are invited to attend a farewell to team Invictus Ukraine on Saturday, September 30th, at the Golden Lion in Toronto. For more information on the Invictus games, please click here.

UCBA Independence Day Networking, Invictus Games, and Upcoming Events

UCBA THIRD ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY DRINKS: The UCBA had our third annual UCBA Independence Day Networking Event at the Crooked Cue at Royal York and Bloor on August 24th, 2017. Over the course of the evening more than 30 members and students came and hoisted a charka to a free and independent Ukraine. I attach […]

Jason Woycheshyn named to Benchmark’s Under 40 Hotlist

The Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association’s very own Jason Woycheshyn has been honoured on the second annual edition of Benchmark’s Under 40 Hotlist. Benchmark says that, “these practitioners, all aged 40 or younger, have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the US and Canadian litigation community by peers and clients.” […]

The Passing of Edward Piasta

Regretfully, the UCBA has learned that Edward Piasta passed away peacefully on August 1, 2017 at the age of 81. Ed graduated with a Law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1959 and was admitted as a member of the Law Society of Alberta in 1960. He practiced as a partner of Ackroyd, Piasta, […]

Wills & Estates CPD Event Recap

Thank you to all of the UCBA members that came out last night for our Wills and Estates CPD program. It was a record turnout of 52 members, which is our best CPD or networking turnout since our inaugural meeting. Huge thanks for the turnout goes to our speakers: Yaroslav Diduch from Lancaster Brooks and […]

UCC Community Meeting with Mayor Vitali Klitschko

UCC National and UCC Toronto jointly present: Community Meeting with Mayor Vitali Klitschko in Toronto Registration starts at 7:30 pm Meeting starts at 8:00 pm $10 at the door to help cover room rental Pre-Register at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=btctvmcab&oeidk=a07eeaqs8jx472297e0 The event will be held at the Old Mill. For more information, click here.

Bitter Harvest: Canada Wide Locations & Showtimes

From Friday March 3rd until Thursday March 9th, the film “BITTER HARVEST” will be playing in theaters across Canada. Produced by Ukrainian-Canadian Ihor Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the famine-genocide to audiences around the world. Click here to access the film’s official website. To see the trailer, click here. Make sure to also […]

2017 State of the UCBA

MEMBERSHIP: We continue to have over 100 paid (and pay-ish) lawyer members of the UCBA, as well as 30 student members and several Judicial Members. The UCBA has Ontario members in the GTA, London, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Oshawa, Windsor, Huntsville, and Ottawa as well as members in Winnipeg, London, Montreal and Halifax. Last week I […]