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Saba Ahmad is a Litigator working on environmental, administrative and commercial matters in Toronto. Learn more at www.sabaahmad.com

EBC Comments on Bill 23

Comments by Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy, Inc. Concerning Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022 December 8, 2022 These comments are those of Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy (EBC) a charitable conservation … Continue reading

December 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Heaven’s Gate – Opening Remarks

As Chair of Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy, I am sometimes invited to speak at events. On July 16, 2022, EBC had an opening ceremony for our new Heaven’s Gate wilderness preserve … Continue reading

July 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Charter Round Up – 2021

I had the pleasure of presenting at the 20th Annual Charter Conference, where I summarized 14 key Charter cases decided by the Supreme Court of Canada in the previous year. … Continue reading

October 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Interview with Vavilov lawyer, Hadayt Nazami

  Published by the Ontario Bar Association on February 18, 2021 Interview by Saba Ahmad Thank you for speaking with me today, Hadayt. You are the lawyer behind arguably the … Continue reading

February 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

OBA PROGRAM SUMMARY: “CRITICAL ISSUES IN RACE AND POLICING”, PART 2

Originally Published by the OBA on October 2, 2020 On the evening of September 30, 2020, over 120 lawyers and other professionals attended virtually to hear from Roger Love and Faisal … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Charter Conference on October 7, 2020

You are welcome to attend the OBA’s annual Charter conference. This year, the conference will be fully online, via Zoom. Saba is co-chairing the conference and moderating a panel discussion … Continue reading

September 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Victory for Midwives as Divisional Court Dismisses Ontario’s Judicial Review Application

Victory for Midwives as Divisional Court Dismisses Ontario’s Judicial Review Application By Saba Ahmad[1] Ontario’s midwives have won another round of litigation, in a pay equity saga stretching back almost … Continue reading

July 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Michael Bryant on Challenging the Province on Charter Grounds

Saba Ahmad recently interviewed Michael Bryant about the Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s court application, challenging Ontario’s repeal of the updated sex ed curriculum.  Read the interview here: https://www.oba.org/JUST/The-Community/2018/Michael-Bryant-on-Challenging-the-Province-on-Char  

January 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Frank: A Departure from Figueroa

Forthcoming in the OBA CCLHR’s newsletter, Saba Ahmad’s analysis of Figueroa’s applicability to Frank (voting rights)

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Do Sex Offenders Have a Right to Facebook?

My free speech article was recently published by JUST Magazine.   available at:  https://www.oba.org/JUST/Archives_List/2017/August-2017/Right-to-Facebook

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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