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WHAT OUR ORGANIZATION IS ABOUT

UCPBA Calgary is a community of professionals and business owners of Ukrainian descent who support each other and our community through a variety of activities. Our focus is on professional and business growth & on promoting our Ukrainian heritage.

You don’t have to speak Ukrainian to belong – we welcome anyone who has a baba or dido!

MEET PARTNERS, CUSTOMERS, AND FRIENDS

From dinner meetings to beer tastings, restaurant visits to luncheons, our varied and interesting events give you the opportunity to hear knowledgeable speakers, connect with friends new and old, get new ideas – and have a good time while doing it!

DINNER MEETINGS

Getting together over plates of great food is our favourite way to meet, network and learn something new

DOWNTOWN SPEAKER SERIES

Lunchtime and after-work events – these short get-togethers are an ideal way to connect in the downtown core

BUSINESS IN UKRAINE

Small-group seminars and larger speaker events feature information and support for doing business with and in Ukraine

MAKE CONNECTIONS AND GROW YOUR NETWORK

Collectively, our members have a wealth of professional and business experience that can help you along your career path. Through both informal connections and through our formal UKIEMENTOR program, we give our members the opportunity to make connections which will help them grow personally and professionally.

INFORMAL NETWORKING

NETWORKING DINNERS

FORMAL MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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HELP GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY

As a responsible citizen, UCPBA Calgary recognizes the need to give back to the community. We support individuals and organizations in our community with initiatives which provide funding and recognition through grants, program advertising, student scholarships and awards.

GRANTS

SCHOLARSHIPS

AWARDS

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LATEST NEWS

Check out the most recent news and information below
LUBA GOY, is a popular actor and comedienne
Join Canada's Queen of Funny as she shares with us stories of her life on stage and off. This year's recipient of the UCPBA Outstanding Achievement Award, LUBA GOY, is a popular actor and comedienne and longtime performer with Royal Ca...

OUR SUPPORT & RECOGNITION PROJECTS

UCPBA Calgary gives grants to deserving community organizations for projects as varied as symphony concerts, library cataloguing and humanitarian aid initiatives. We also support students through scholarships and recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the Ukrainian-Canadian and general Canadian community.

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UCPBA member Daena Diduck, pysanka artist extraordinaire, recently placed second in the ostrich egg competition at the 2019 Pysanka Exhibition: A Celebration of Pysanky, held in Toronto and organized by the Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Ontario branch. Congratulations, Daena!
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Here's an interview that last night's speaker, independent global affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw, gave to CNN about the latest developments in the case of the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. https://youtu.be/NXPT-knInsY
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MH17 Investigation: Four Suspects Charged
Global Affairs Analyst and former OSCE Spokesperson Michael Bociurkiw speaks to CNN International's Amara Walker about the first set of charges brought again...
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Last night's speaker and UCPBA Calgary 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award winner Michael Bociurkiw spoke of the many places that he had visited, including Papua New Guinea, "one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a woman.

Here's his article on that topic, published today:
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/21/opinions/papua-new-guinea-tough-place-women-bociurkiw/index.html.

More of Michael's articles on his blog: https://www.michaelbociurkiw.com/news