Donna Tiqui-Shebib, Candidate for Hamilton Centre in Ontario Provincial Election 2011
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|Election||Ontario Provincial Election 2011|
|Party||Ontario Liberal Party|
|Bio||Donna Tiqui-Shebib is passionate and committed to social justice issues. A lawyer specialized in matrimonial, family, and immigration law, Donna was called called to the bar in 2005 and set up her law practice in Hamilton, working with the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the city's core.
A graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor, Donna was a regular student caseworker at Community Legal Aid, a student lead clinic. In her last year of lawschool, she spent a semester working at Legal Assistance of Windsor, whose primary cases involved landlord and tenant disputes, social benefits and disability tribunal matters, and some administrative law matters.
She is also a facilitator of Mandatory Information Program training at the Superior Court of Justice (Family), which presents both mental health and legal modules to offer alternative solutions to litigation for families suffering marital breakdown. Her immigration practice involves helping refugee claimants and processing applications based on humanitarian and compassionate reasons.
Donna also sits of the board of directors for Miles for Smiles, an annual bike ride and silent auction put on by the legal community which benefits Notre Dame House and Brennan House through the Good Shepherd Centre for troubled youth.
Donna and her husband Derrick have two sons, Gerald (Gerry) and Timothy (Timmy).
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