Accreditation Process for Internationally Trained Lawyers

Written By: Kimberly Wasylenchuk; Verified by: Anna Kuprieieva Navigating the accreditation process to practice law in Canada can be overwhelming. Thus, the motivation behind this article is to provide guidance to prospective candidates from the perspective of a lawyer who has been through the process themselves. My story: After I was finished my undergraduate studies […]

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 […]

Daniel Bilak: Nine quick wins for the justice system

Taken from the Kyiv Post Dec. 15, 2014, 1:01 p.m. | Op-ed — by Daniel Bilak The Ministry of Justice should be commended – not two days since the passage of the Cabinet of Ministers reform program and it announced that the registry of immovable property will be made generally accessible to the public over the internet […]

Break-in at St. Joseph Church in Oakville

We are writing with some sad news and asking for your help. On Wednesday, Jan 7, Ukrainian Christmas Day, St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Oakville, was burglarized. From the church bulletin: In the early afternoon of Wed, Jan 7, an unknown individual broke into the parish office (and several other locked rooms) and walked away […]

Russian hockey team greeted by anti-Putin protesters

Taken from The Star Monday, 5 January 2015 | Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter Ukrainian Canadians hoisted protest signs and shouted “Go Canada Go! Putin Hands Off Ukraine!” outside the World Junior Hockey Championship game in Toronto Monday night. Protesters braved Monday’s deep freeze to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine outside the Air Canada Centre where the […]

Твориться Українсько-Канадська Асоціація Адвокатів

Taken from Novij Shlyax Friday, 19 December 2014 | Олександр Бєляков Українсько-Канадська Асоціація Адвокатів (УКАА) шукає можливості для розвитку в умовах непростих змін в Україні та Канаді. Перші загальні збори УКАА відбулися нещодавно в освітньому центрі Товариства Адвокатів у Торонто. Повна зала ледь вмістила понад 70 учасників заходу. З вітальним словом виступив президент Конґресу Українців Канади […]

Ukrainian lawyers organize to help situation back home

Taken from Law Times Monday, 01 December 2014 00:08 | Written By Yamri Taddese The Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association is alive once again with a renewed purpose of helping out with the situation in Ukraine. The revival of the association last week, which faded away after its creation in the early 1990s, comes at a […]