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/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 →

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 →

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 →