Resources for Crisis in Ukraine
For Alberta lawyers, articling students, law students and their families experiencing stress or distress related to the crisis in Ukraine, a reminder that the Alberta Lawyers’ Assistance Society (Assist) is available to provide support and professional counselling. Call 1.877.498.6898 during business hours to book an appointment. After-hours support is available for those experiencing crisis on a 24/7 basis (follow the prompts).
Pro Bono Assistance
Lawyers in the CBA Immigration Law Section are spearheading an initiative to provide services, without charge, to individuals affected by the crisis in Ukraine. These services include legal consultations and advice for those seeking to take advantage of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s facilitative initiatives and programs to bring eligible Ukrainian nationals to Canada. These special measures are detailed on the IRCC website.