Recruiting for the CMLA’s Legal Advocacy Committee

November 17, 2013
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The CMLA is pleased to announce the launch of its Legal Advocacy Committee (the “LAC”). We are currently recruiting up to six CMLA members to serve on the LAC for terms of either 1 year or 2 years. If you are interested in becoming a member of the LAC, please submit (i) your resume; and.. read more →

Photos from the CMLA’s Immigration Law Seminar in Regent Park

November 17, 2013
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The CMLA is pleased to announce that the photos from our Immigration Law Seminar held on September 15, 2013 in Regent Park have been posted to our Facebook page. You can view the photos by visiting the CMLA’s Facebook page here. read more →

Annual CMLA/NMLSA-Canada Joint Luncheon

November 13, 2013
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Please join us once again for our Annual CMLA/NMLSA-Canada Joint Luncheon. The Luncheon will be held on Saturday December 28, 2013 at Marché Restaurant in Downtown Toronto. The Luncheon will coincide with the lunch break during the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention and will be coordinated to allow members to complete Zuhr prayers at the.. read more →

CMLA Eid BBQ – Postponed

August 19, 2013
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The CMLA Eid BBQ is postponed to late September. We will provide the rescheduled date as soon as it is confirmed. read more →


August 8, 2013
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Join your friends and colleagues as the CMLA celebrates Eid with a BBQ and entertainment on a patio in downtown Toronto.  The BBQ will take place on Friday August 23, 2013 at the condo party room of 21 Nelson Street in downtown Toronto (at M5V 2C3 near the intersection of  Adelaide St. W. and University Ave.)… read more →

CMLA Member Quoted in CBC News

June 11, 2013
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Nader Hasan, a member of the CMLA and a criminal defence lawyer, was quoted in the CBC News on the accused in a recent case requesting a Quran-based defence.  Mr. Hasan noted that “You cannot answer those charges without resorting to law based on man-made Canadian Criminal code and Canadian constitutional principles,” and that “as.. read more →

CMLA-DMPN Joint Networking Dinner – April 25, 2013

April 18, 2013
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Join the CMLA and the Downtown Muslim Professionals Network for our bimonthly joint networking dinner series.  The next dinner will take place on Thursday April 25, 2013 at 6:30pm.  As usual it will be held at Marché Restaurant at 181 Bay Street.  It promises to be an entertaining evening with great company.   read more →

Employment Law Seminar Recap

April 10, 2013
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The CMLA hosted the latest installment in its Public Education Seminar Series on employment law on April 7, 2013.  The speakers were CMLA members and labour lawyers Kumail Karimjee, Abdul Basit-Khan, Natasha Persaud and Sharaf Sultan.  The event followed the first installment in the Public Education Seminar Series on family law.  As with the first installment,.. read more →

Public Education Seminar Series: Employment Law

March 9, 2013
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The CMLA will be hosting the next installment of its public education seminar on employment law.  The speakers will be CMLA members Kumail Karimjee, Abdul-Basit Khan, Natasha Persaud and Sharaf Sultan.  Topics will include employment standards, employment contracts, rights and obligations in respect of your employer, rights to accommodation and human rights in the workplace… read more →

Networking Dinner Series

February 22, 2013
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The CMLA hosts a regular networking series every two months at Marché Restaurant.  The events take place on the last Thursday of February, April, June, August and October.  These regular events ensure that our members are in regular contact with each other and help foster a sense of community among the CMLA membership.  Please use.. read more →