Religious Freedom: A Communal Right

On March 19, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-anticipated Loyola decision and came very close to saying that there is a religious freedom right, protected by the Charter, for religious corporations. It was only one vote short. However, the entire seven-member panel of the Court ruled that religious… More

Hearing Update On Trinity Western University v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society

Below are my speaking notes for my oral argument delivered today, December 17, 2014, at the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in the case of Trinity Western University v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. You may watch the delivery at: http://courts.ns.ca/Webcasts/webcasts_archive_trials.htm  under tab December 17, 2014, Morning 1 Here is a picture of… More