Introducing the CMLA Board Nominees

March 7, 2017
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The CMLA’s Annual General Meeting is almost here.  It will be held on Thursday March 9 at Torys LLP in Toronto, Ontario.  The most important item of business at the AGM will be nominations for the CMLA’s Board of Directors. The Board is the governing body of the CMLA and oversees all of the work undertaken.. read more →

Formation Continue: Les Bases de la Propriété Intellectuelle

February 9, 2017
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LES BASES DE LA PROPRIÉTÉ INTELLECTUELLE: Ce que tout avocat doit savoir pour mieux servir ses clients (Formation reconnue par le Barreau du Québec aux fins de la formation continue obligatoire, pour une durée de 1h30). RÉSERVATION OBLIGATOIRE AVANT LE VENDREDI 17 FÉVRIER 2017 Date : 23 février, de 17h30 à 19h Lieu : Norton Rose Fulbright,.. read more →

Call for Nominations – CMLA Board of Directors

February 7, 2017
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The most important item of business at the AGM will be elections for the CMLA’s Board of Directors (the “Board”).  Accordingly, the CMLA is actively recruiting dynamic candidates passionate about organizing Canadian Muslim lawyers and nurturing the growth of the Canadian Muslim legal community.  The deadline to submit nominations is February 23, 2017. The Board is the.. read more →

CMLA Annual General Meeting – March 9, 2017

February 7, 2017
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The CMLA will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on March 9, 2017.  All attendees are required to RSVP by email at info@cmla-acam.ca by March 7, 2017.  The AGM will be held at Torys LLP (79 Wellington St. W., Suite 3300) at 6:30pm. Only current CMLA members are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM.  Memberships.. read more →

Unconditional Ban on Torture

February 1, 2017
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The CMLA, along with seven other human rights organizations, wrote to the Honourable Ralph Goodale, the Minister of Public Safety, highlighting the “urgent need for Canada to revise the Ministerial Directives on torture issued by the previous government to conform to the unconditional ban on torture in international law.” The full letter may be found.. read more →

CMLA Statement on Last Night’s Tragedy

January 30, 2017
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The Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association is saddened by the violence that took place last night at the Centre culturel Islamique de Québec shortly after evening prayers. The CMLA expresses its condolences to the family and friends of the victims and all congregants of the Centre culturel Islamique de Québec. We express our sorrow against the.. read more →

Annual CMLA Luncheon

December 21, 2016
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Please join us once again for our annual joint CMLA Luncheon. The Luncheon will be held on Sunday December 25, 2016 at Marché Restaurant in Downtown Toronto between 12 pm – 2:30 pm. The Luncheon will coincide with the lunch break during the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention and will be coordinated to allow members to.. read more →

CMLA submits comments on Government of Canada Green Paper on National Security

December 16, 2016
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The CMLA submitted its comments to the Government of Canada on the ‘Our Security, Our Rights: National Security Green Paper, 2016′, which may be accessed here. In keeping with its previous submissions and testimony on the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 (Bill C-51) before the House of Commons Committee on Public Safety and National Security, the CMLA reiterated its.. read more →

CMLA makes submissions before the Quebec National Assembly re: Bill 62

December 12, 2016
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On November 2, 2016, the CMLA presented its brief on Bill 62 regarding state religious neutrality and religious accommodation before a committee of the Quebec National Assembly. L’ACAM était en commission parlementaire à Québec, le 2 novembre 2016, pour y présenter son mémoire sur le projet de loi 62 concernant la neutralité religieuse de l’État et les.. read more →

CMLA Granted Leave to Intervene by SCC in Ktunaxa Nation Council

November 10, 2016
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The CMLA, along with its coalition partners, have been granted leave to intervene by the Supreme Court of Canada in Ktunaxa Nation Council and Kathryn Teneese, On Their Own Behalf and On Behalf of All Citizens of the Ktunaxa Nation v. Minister of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Glacier Resorts Ltd. The Ktunaxa Nation.. read more →