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Bill C-51: You are never alone

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

| $5

Co-presented by Reel Activism and Beit Zatoun

Film shorts screening to be followed by legal analysis by Toronto lawyers Jack Gemmell and Barbara Jackman.  Open Q&A will follow formal comments.

Jack Gemmell has been a lawyer for over thirty years with a current focus on civil rights and criminal law in general and national security in particular.  He is I a member of the Law Union of Ontario’s Working Group on National Security and also played a major role in drafting an extensive brief on Bill C-51 for the House of Commons Committee considering the bill.

Barbara Jackman is a prominent Canadian lawyer specializing in immigration and refugee law. Ms. Jackman practices law with Jackman, Waldman & Associates in Toronto where she has developed a reputation as one of Canada’s most effective advocates of refugee rights.

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Need to know:
– Doors open at 6:50
– $5 donation (suggested minimum)
– Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible
– Please avoid using strong-scented products due to sensitivities

Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) with Zatoun oliveoil+za’atar dipping.