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 are welcome.

The formal Agenda for the evening will be circulated in the next few weeks, but the highlights for the evening will be as follows:

1.      CREATE THE CMLA’s FUTURE:  Elections for Directors, Including Candidate Presentations and Voting

Would you like to help to guide the CMLA’s future?  Board positions will be up for election, with the specifics of available positions and guidelines for the submission of platforms to be circulated shortly.  Out-of-province members will be provided the video-conferencing and playback facilities in order to present themselves to the membership.

2.      ENJOY YOURSELF:  Networking, Food and Speech by Mayoral Candidate John Tory

The highlight of the networking portion of the event will be a speech by Mayoral Candidate and former MPP and provincial Progressive Conservative party leader John Tory.  [Note:  The attendance of any candidate at the AGM is for educational purposes only, and the CMLA and Torys LLP are not thereby to be construed as supporting or endorsing any particular mayoral candidate]

3.      BUILD THE FOUNDATION:  Adoption of Constitution

Members will ratify the new CMLA Constitution, a draft of which will be circulated to members in the weeks leading up to the AGM.

4.      GET INVOLVED:  Committee Reports & Projects

Do you have ideas for what the CMLA should be doing?  Members will be re-introduced to our committees, including the Legal Advocacy Committee and the Outreach, Education and Networking Committees, and brought up-to-date on their past accomplishments and plans for the future.  Ideas and project suggestions will be solicited from members.

Book the date on your calendar and come help us build the future of Muslim lawyers in Canada.