Equality means equality for everyone.
Join us for a timely public event on Equal Parenting and Bill C78, featuring Member of Parliament and federal Justice Critic Michael Cooper, Founder of Lawyers for shared Parenting Brian Ludmer and alienated dad turned activist Mike Glover.
Date/Time: Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7-9PM
Location: Wallberg Building Room 130 at the University of Toronto
184 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E4
Event hosted by U of T Men’s Issues Awareness Society.
Michael Cooper is the Member of Parliament for St. Albert-Edmonton. Elected in October 2015, Michael serves as the Official Opposition Deputy Shadow Minister for Justice. Michael is the Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights and served as Vice-Chair of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying. Michael is a lifelong resident of his riding, and an active community volunteer. He is a lector at St. Albert Parish and a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Albert Rotary Club, and St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of the University of Alberta, Michael received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws, both with distinction. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 2010. Prior to being elected Michael worked as a civil litigator at a leading Edmonton law firm. Michael is a member of the Law Society of Alberta.
Brian Ludmer is a prominent Toronto family law lawyer and founder of LudmerLaw. He is a Canadian authority on parental alienation. He is one of the drafters of Bill C-560, which would have enshrined equal shared parenting in law. Brian is a founder of Lawyers for Shared Parenting, an advisory board member to the Parental Alienation Awareness Organization and the International Support Network for Alienated Families
Mike Gloveris an IT executive working in the GTA and surround areas for the last 30 years.Mike is originally from Burlington but when he was 9 years old, his bother and he were abducted by their father and went into the United States. As one of the first public abduction cases, there was a great deal of publicity regarding their situation. Five years later in 1982 my mother found us in Missouri and returned us to Canada. 9 years ago Mike’s divorce started and in the process his children have become severely alienated from him. He is now an activist for equal and shared parenting as a result of seeing both sides of the coin of the Canadian Family law system.