CMLA Dinner

November 9, 2014
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The Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association will be hosting a networking dinner on November 21, 2014 at 6:00PM.  The dinner will be held at District Oven, a Halal restaurant that was distinguished as one of Toronto’s 25 Hottest Restaurants for 2014 by Now Toronto. Tickets may be purchased here.  All proceeds from the dinner will be.. read more →

CMLA Granted Leave to Intervene Before the SCC

October 16, 2014
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The CMLA is pleased to announce that for the first time in its history, it has been granted leave to intervene before the Supreme Court of Canada.  In a judgment released today, Justice Wagner ruled that the CMLA, together with its joint intervener, the National Council of Canadian Muslims, is permitted to file a 10-page.. read more →

CMLA Intervention before SCC

September 29, 2014
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The CMLA has applied for leave to intervene before the Supreme Court of Canada in Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse et al v. Bombardier Inc., together with the National Council of Canadian Muslims. The case concerns the exclusion of Javed Latif, a Canadian citizen of Pakistani origin and a Muslim, from certain training courses.. read more →

Atelier juridique sur la discrimination

September 15, 2014
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Samedi 27 septembre 2014, un atelier juridique sur la discrimination au Québec sera dispensé par l’Association Canadienne des Avocats Musulmans aux membres du public qui souhaitent mieux connaître leurs droits et leurs recours à ce sujet. L’atelier est co-organisé en partenariat avec Nisa Support, association québécoise oeuvrant pour le bien-être et l’épanouissement des femmes et.. read more →

Intervention radio CKUT 90.3 FM

August 13, 2014
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Me Coline Bellefleur, présidente du comité fondateur de la section québécoise de l’Association Canadienne des Avocats Musulmans, et Me Dahlia Chalati, également membre du comité, étaient les invitées de l’émission Caravan du 13 août 2014 sur les ondes de CKUT, 90.3 FM. Lors de l’entrevue, elles ont ainsi présenté le mandat et les activités de la nouvelle section québécoise,.. read more →

ACAM Clinique Juridique/CMLA Legal Clinic

August 9, 2014
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The CMLA will be hosting a free legal clinic on Saturday August 16, 2014.  Free legal consultations will be provided to those in attendance on the topics of civil law, family law and immigration law.  The clinic will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Centre de Ressources Communautaires Côte-Des-Neiges at 6767 Côte-Des-Neiges in Montreal… read more →

CMLA Board of Directors Call for Nominations

May 21, 2014
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – CMLA Board of Directors Elections for the CMLA Board of Directors will be held during the CMLA’s Annual General Meeting on June 24, 2014.  The CMLA is looking for Muslim lawyers to help chart its course for the next few years. If you care about the Muslim legal community in Canada.. read more →

CMLA Annual General Meeting

May 4, 2014
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Announcing the 2014 CMLA Annual General Meeting!  w/ Guest Speaker and Mayoral Candidate John Tory – June 24, 2014 The CMLA will be holding its 2014 Annual General Meeting on June 24, 2014, to be hosted by Torys LLP at their Toronto offices, located at 79 Wellington Street West, 33rd floor, and starting at 6:00 p.m.  Full-members and student members.. read more →

CMLA/NMLSA-Canada Joint Luncheon Recap

December 29, 2013
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Yesterday, over 40 members of the CMLA and the National Muslim Law Students Association – Canada attended the Joint Annual Luncheon.  Individuals who attended hailed from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.  The afternoon started with a brief introduction of the CMLA and introductions by all in the room.  It was followed.. read more →

CMLA Makes Submission to the National Assembly re: Bill 60 Quebec Charter of Values

December 2, 2013
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The CMLA’s Legal Advocacy Committee, the Canadian Association of Muslim Women in Law and the Canadian Muslim Forum made a joint submission earlier today to the National Assembly of Quebec on the subject of Bill 60, the Quebec Charter of Values.  Our submission was endorsed by 35 organizations and academics including the World Sikh Organization.. read more →