Kyiv-Mohyla Moot Team Looking for Financial Assistance

A team from the University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy will be participating in the Regional Final of the European Law Moot Court Competition (ELMC – 2016). They are looking for financial assistance in order to fund their participation. This marks the first year of the Ukrainian university’s participation in this remarkable international competition. This is the […]

Legal Aid Sessions at Ukrainian Canadian Social Services: Lawyers needed!

As previously mentioned, UCBA Executive member Andy Semotiuk has started a legal aid clinic at Ukrainian Canadian Social Services. Mr. Semotiuk has now conducted two immigration legal aid sessions at the Ukrainian Canadian Social Services office at Jane and Bloor. He would now like to try to involve some other lawyers in providing free legal services […]

Ukraine Takes Two Steps Forward on Corruption Fight

By Melinda Haring. Originally posted here. On November 30, Ukraine took two steps forward in its fight against corruption. Member of parliament Mykola Martynenko resigned his position, and Nazar Kholodnytsky was appointed the nation’s top anti-corruption prosecutor. Martynenko was the deputy head of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front party and the head of parliament’s […]

Fighting Corruption, Legal and Judicial Reform and Trade with Canada (video)

Video of UCBA’s fall CPD Event: Fighting Corruption, Legal and Judicial Reform and Trade with Canada. Please note that this is a private video. To obtain access, please e-mail UCBA’s Web and Social Media Director Greg Cholkan at: gcholkan@barristonlaw.com The program features the following eminent speakers: 1) Reform of the Ukrainian Judicial System: Canada’s Role […]

UCBA Executive Member Andy Semotiuk Starts Legal Aid Clinic

UCBA Executive member Andy Semotiuk is starting a legal aid clinic at Ukrainian Canadian Social Services (UCSS). He is offering free immigration advice to anyone interested. He’s proposing to offer such services about once a month for two hours. The next clinic meeting will be at the UCSS office on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at […]

Yalynka 2015 Tickets

Yalynka 2015 is here! Yalynka is an event hosted by the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Toronto. It’ll be held on Friday, December 4 at 7 pm at The Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade, Toronto. $60 Early Bird Member Price $70 Early Bird Non-Member Price $70 Member Price $85 Non-Member Price *plus processing fee Please […]

Tribute to Courage

Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association members are invited to a special event taking place on Sunday, November 29,2015 at 5:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Banquette Hall and Conference Centre. The guests from Ukraine are: Myshko Adamchak, nickname “Lemko”, volunteer of “Hospitaliery” medical battalion and a member of “KoraLLi” music band; and Vladislav Kuznetsov, a soldier of […]