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Yalynka 2023

Yalynka 2023 is here! Join us on Friday, December 8, 2023 for the best party of the year!

Where : Old Mill Toronto, 21 Old Mill Rd, Toronto ON M8X 1G5.
What to expect: Cash Bar, Appetizers, Entertainment
Doors open at 8:00 PM.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW:
– $50 for UCPBA members
– $60 for non-members

Special thanks to our sponsors:


For questions, please call 416-906-2412.

Hope to see you all there!!!

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Networking & Social with UCPBA

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming Networking & Social event, hosted by UCPBA Toronto. Join us this springtime for an opportunity to expand your professional network, engage in mentorship opportunities, or simply reconnect with colleagues.

The event will be held at the newly opened UNO Bistro, located at the UNF Community Centre. This inviting venue offers the perfect ambiance for networking and socializing with like-minded professionals.

We hope that you can join us for this exciting event and look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Free with Registration.
Complementary Snacks Provided.

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Yalynka 2022 Recap

We wish to extend our gratitude and thank everyone’s contribution for making YALYNKA 2022 a great success at the Old Mill Toronto.

We hope you have enjoyed it and we look forward to seeing you back late this year again.  All net proceeds are donated to the Humanitarian Relief for Ukraine.

We wish to extend a special thanks to our sponsors and more:

✭✭✭ Platinum – BCU Financial Group
✭✭ Gold – Ukrainian Credit Union
✭✭ Gold – Myhal Family Foundation

✭ Sing With Ukraine
✭ Zirkova Vodka
✭ Adoreyes

Photos by Anna Sudyk Photography

Slava Ukraini !!!

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Dynamic Women: A Spotlight on Ukrainian Canadian Entrepreneurs

For this year’s International Women’s Day, join us for Dynamic Women: A Spotlight on Ukrainian Canadian Visual Entrepreneurs panel discussion.

With panelists:

Maria Janchenko

Sophia Pierro

Ivanka Siolkowsky

Katherine Vellinga

Moderated by Uliana Tomiuk, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Toronto.

Join this discussion about the challenges and gains of women in business and the role their Ukrainian Canadian heritage has had in their journey. A networking reception will follow.

For more details and to register please see here :

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Save the Date for Knowledge Hub 2023

If you’re involved in running a church, charity, or not-for-profit organization, then mark your calendars for Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. That’s when the Knowledge Hub 2023 seminar will be taking place, and it’s one event you don’t want to miss.

Join us for a night of networking and knowledge to build capacity and resiliency in the charity and not-for profit sector in the Ukrainian Canadian Community. 

The event will take place at the Old Mill in Toronto, and there will be in-person and livestream options available.

The seminar will feature three expert speakers who will cover a variety of topics that are relevant to churches, charities, and not-for-profits.

Bohdana Bashuk, the executive director of the Shevchenko Foundation, will be presenting on securing funding for your project, with a focus on grant writing.

Taras Kulish, a lawyer from Mills & Mills LLP, will be discussing changes for charities in 2022, specifically working with partners and disbursement quotas.

Victor Lishchyna, a lawyer from Mitchell Bardyn & Zalucky LLP, will be sharing tips and traps for gifts to charities in a will.

These presentations will be invaluable for anyone involved in running a church, charity, or not-for-profit organization, including volunteers, advisors, lawyers, accountants, administrators, and directors.

The registration fee for the seminar is $20-$35, and sandwiches, coffee, and tea will be served. The event is being brought to you by the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Toronto and our partners Ukrainian Canadian Social Services Toronto and Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association.

Whether you’re looking to learn about changes to charity regulations, secure funding for your organization, or understand the ins and outs of gifting to charities in a will, the Knowledge Hub 2023 seminar is the perfect place to do it. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and network with other professionals in the industry. Save the date and register!

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Toronto Fundraising Luncheon with Bill Browder

“Exposing Putin’s Campaign to Steal Billions and Terrorize Those Who Stand in His Way.” Hear Bill Browder, New York Times Bestseller Author and Vladimir Putin’s public enemy number one, describe how we can take on one of the most ruthless villains in the world – and win.

Join us for an in-person discussion by Bill Browder, an individual who has successfully fought against the Putin regime for the past 15 years.  This event is being organized through the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Ukrainian Canadian Professional & Business Association and the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association.

Here are the details for the event:

            What               Luncheon with Bill Browder – “Exposing Putin’s Campaign to Steal Billions and Terrorize Those Who Stand in His Way”

            When              Wednesday, October 19, 2022 – 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

            Where             Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto

            Why                In Support of Canada-Ukraine Foundation’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal ( – All net proceeds will be donated to this cause with charitable receipts issued.

           Purchase tickets  

Mr. Browder is:

  • The CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, the investment advisor to the Hermitage Fund, which at one time was the largest foreign portfolio investor in Russia.
  • Declared a threat to Russian national security based on his shareholder rights activism against some of Russia’s largest companies.
  • A global advocate for the adoption of Magnitsky legislation (named after Mr. Browder’s tax lawyer who was murdered in a Russian jail), intended to sanction foreign government officials who are deemed to be human rights offenders.
  • A New York Times best-selling author – Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice (published in 2015) and his most recent book (published in April), Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath

Special thanks to our sponsors:
✭✭✭ Gold – Ukrainian Credit Union

✭✭✭ Gold – Temerty Foundation

✭✭ Silver– Stewart McKelvey

✭Bronze– Rodan Energy Solutions

✭ Bronze – BCU Financial Group

Contact organizers at

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Resume and Interview Workshop

UCPBA invites to attend our Resume and Interview Workshop with Lara Franko

Join us for an interactive in-person session to learn more about resume creation, interview and networking tips and mentorship opportunities 

UNO Bistro Cafe
145 Evans Ave, Toronto. 

Event start time is 5:00 pm. 
5:30 PM Presentations
6:30 PM Networking 

This workshop is free for newcomers. Advance registration is required 
REGISTER HERE:…/resume-and-interview…

Please let us know your questions and comments in advance of the session by completing this quick survey

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Free Legal Information – Ask an Immigration Lawyer

Безкоштовна онлайн зустріч з Канадськими юристами з питань імміграції в Канаду.

Четвер, 14 липня з 6 до 7 вечора (EST time zone) – Вебінар з питань Канадського іміграційного права 

Обговоримо часто задавані запитання:
➡️як подати на вклейку візи в Канаді для тих хто приїхав по foil-less visa
➡️як продовжити візу та термін дії паспорта перебуваючи в Канаді
➡️як зняти обмеження з дозволу на роботу
➡️в яких випадках потрібно отримати дозвіл на навчання
➡️чи можна працювати як self-employed з відкритим дозволом на роботу

Цей вебінар буде українською мовою 

Реєструйтеся щоб отримати лінк…/reg…/WN_V2NKBnXJTgWO-uBO7UF1Ew
та слідкуйте за оновленнями сторінки.

Безкоштовна юридична консультація для українців, які прибувають до Канади:

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Resume Building and Networking Workshop For Newcomers

July 6, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST via Zoom


Join us for an interactive Zoom session to learn more about resume and cover letter creation, LinkedIn and networking, job search techniques.


Beth Yarzab

With a background in Executive Search, Recruitment, Human Resources, and Coaching, Beth has over 15 years of experience in the career development field. 

As an entrepreneur, Beth helped hundreds of clients with resume and cover letter creation, LinkedIn and networking, job search techniques, and interviewing with confidence before re-inventing her own career in 2020. 

Combining her passion for fitness with career development Beth now works at canfitpro, Canada’s largest fitness education company, where she creates certification programs for fitness professionals.

Olha Sorokivska

Olha is an experienced & results-driven People leader who leads with empathy, trust, & passion. 

In the last 10 years, Olha helped tech companies scale and attract great talent in a very competitive market. She is passionate about culture, building strong relationships, and creating great workplace experiences. 

As a lifelong learner and a builder of scaling organizations, Olha is driven to help companies like Daylight Automation Inc. where she works as a Senior Manager of People become incredibly successful.

She brings extensive experience in talent acquisition, employee engagement, recruiting processes, recognition and external company branding.

This workshop is free and open to public. Registration is required in order to receive a Zoom link.


Please let us know your questions and comments in advance of the session by completing this quick survey

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UCPBA Networking Night

You are invited to our first in-person event of this Summer 2022!

Let’s meet, network, and support each other in building a strong Ukrianian community in Canada.

We look forward to see you Thursday June 23rd at Barrel House Korchma. We will have hospitable on-the-house appetizers hosted by UCPBA and cash bar. We look forward in seeing you all there!
To get in touch with us please email 

This event is free and open to public. Space is limited, so we ask everyone to register in advance. 

Запрошуємо всіх зустрітися, щоб поспілкуватися та підтримати один одного у розвитку сильної української громади в Канаді.

Чекаємо на вас у четвер, 23 червня, у Barrel House Korchma. У нас будуть гостинні домашні закуски, якими пригощає UCPBA. Чекаємо всіх вас там!

Цей захід є безкоштовним. Кількість місць обмежена, тому просимо всіх зареєструватися заздалегідь.

Сконтактуватися з нами можна по емейлу: