Tickets Now on Sale for “A Conversation with Yasir Naqvi: Canada’s First Muslim Attorney General”

November 5, 2016
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Tickets are now on sale for ”A Conversation with Yasir Naqvi: Canada’s First Muslim Attorney General” on our ticketing page.  As announced previously, the CMLA will be hosting the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, the Attorney General of Ontario, at a special event on November 23 at 6:30 pm. Details are available at the link above. Appointed in.. read more →

CMLA to host Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General of Ontario

November 1, 2016
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The CMLA is pleased to announce that it will host the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, the Attorney General of Ontario, at a special event on November 23, 2016 in downtown Toronto.  Appointed in June, Mr. Naqvi is the first Canadian Muslim to hold the office of Attorney General in Canada.  Mr. Naqvi will provide an audience.. read more →

PES: Criminal Law and Knowing Your Rights

April 20, 2016
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The next edition of the CMLA’s Public Education Seminar series will focus on Criminal Law and Knowing Your Rights. The seminar will be held at the Jamia Islamia Canada Centre in Mississauga on Saturday April 23, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Admission is free and open to all. The seminar will feature criminal and.. read more →

“Time to name an Aboriginal justice to the Supreme Court”

March 28, 2016
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Nader Hasan, of the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association, and Fahad Siddiqui have published a piece in today’s edition of the Toronto Star advocating for the appointment of an Aboriginal candidate to the Supreme Court of Canada, in light of Justice Thomas Cromwell’s impending retirement.  The article can be read here. read more →

Public Education Seminar Series: Immigration Law on March 12, 2016

March 1, 2016
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The CMLA is pleased to announce that it will be continuing its Public Education Seminar series with the next seminar on Immigration Law. The seminar will be held at the London Muslim Mosque on Saturday March 12, 2016 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Admission is free and open to all. Please feel free to share this information with any.. read more →

Parlons Droit | Let’s Talk Law

February 26, 2016
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Rejoignez-nous pour 4 mini ateliers de droit gratuits et ouverts à tous ! Les ateliers sont conçus pour vous enseigner les bases du droit sur une variété de sujets utiles et pratiques. Consultez l’horaire et parlons droit ! Join us for 4 free mini law workshops open to all ! The workshops are designed to.. read more →

Refugee Sponsorship: CMLA Volunteer Lawyers/Parrainage réfugiés: avocats bénévoles de l’ACAM

January 12, 2016
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Several member lawyers of the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association (CMLA) are supporting refugees by offering pro bono legal services to assist organizations and individuals in preparing their requests for private sponsorship of refugees.  To obtain contact details for the volunteer lawyers, please contact the following organizations: – Lawyers outside of Quebec: http://refugeessp.ca/sponsorship/sponsorship-support-lawyer-list/ – Lawyers in Quebec: infoparrainage@tcri.qc.ca (Table de Concertation.. read more →

Formation Continue – Les services de soins spirituels dans le réseau de la santé: état des lieux et aspects juridiques

November 6, 2015
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Jeudi 19 novembre 2015, de 18h à 20h ACCÉSSS : 7000 avenue du Parc, Montréal, bureau 409 Formation reconnue par le Barreau du Québec au titre de la formation continue obligatoire pour une durée de 2 heures Le droit à la prestation de services de santé et de services sociaux dans le respect des besoins spirituels.. read more →

CMLA makes submissions on Quebec Bill 54 on Animal Welfare

October 27, 2015
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The Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association filed its submissions on Quebec Bill 54: An Act to improve the legal situation of animals.  The National Assembly of Quebec Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural Resources began its study of the bill last week. The CMLA believes that the bill generally constitutes a positive development for the protection.. read more →

Conférence – Projets de loi sur la neutralité religieuse et contre les discours haineux: Réalités et défis juridiques

October 2, 2015
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Formation reconnue par le Barreau du Québec aux fins de la formation continue obligatoire pour une durée de 2 heures Cette conférence d’information organisée par l’Association Canadienne des Avocats Musulmans (ACAM) sur les projets de loi 59 et 62 récemment déposés par le gouvernement du Québec, aura lieu le vendredi 2 octobre 2015, 17h30 à.. read more →