Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

November 25, 2015 11:36 ET

Advisory: Omar Khadr's Lawyer, Dennis Edney, to Address Ontario's Labour Movement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 25, 2015) - On Wednesday, November 25, esteemed lawyer, Dennis Edney will address delegates to the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 2015 Convention about his decade-long representation of former child soldier, Omar Khadr, who was recently released on bail in Alberta.

WHAT: Keynote address to labour leaders by Omar Khadr's Lawyer, Dennis Edney
WHEN: Wednesday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Grand Ballroom (Basement)
WHO: Dennis Edney, Criminal Defence Lawyer representing former child soldier Omar Khadr

Edney will address delegates on the broader issue of the rule of law in the age of fear, as well as the Canadian government's shameful role in sending a Canadian citizen to an American prison known as a place of torture.

Media are invited to cover the keynote address. Please contact jduff@ofl.ca or 416-707-0349 for media credentials to the convention.

The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario. For information, visit www.OFL.ca and follow the OFL on Facebook and Twitter: @OFLabour.

Contact Information

  • Joel Duff
    OFL Communications Director
    416-707-0349
    jduff@ofl.ca
    FRENCH/ENGLISH