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 →

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 →