Tag Archives: Trinity Western University

Canadian Council of Christian Charities Granted Intervener Status in TWU Case: The Supreme Court Changes Course On TWU Interveners

This entry is part 35 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

In another surprising move, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has “varied” Justice Richard Wagner’s order on the Trinity Western University (TWU) School of Law case. On July 27, 2017, Justice Wagner granted intervener status to 9 out of 26 applications. Four days later, on July 31, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin… More

Supreme Court Grants 9 But Denies 23 Groups Intervener Status In Landmark Case

This entry is part 34 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

In a decision that has surprised many lawyers, the Supreme Court of Canada has denied 17 applications (comprising 23 groups as a number of groups filed jointly) intervener status in the landmark case of Trinity Western University (TWU) School of Law.  Canadian Council of Christian Charities was among the applications… More

Supreme Court Grants Leave On TWU

This entry is part 33 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

The Supreme Court of Canada decided today that it will hear Trinity Western University’s appeal of its loss in the Ontario Court of Appeal last June. Both the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Ontario’s law society (The Law Society of Upper Canada).  That… More

Common Sense Prevails at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

This entry is part 24 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

The Nova Scotia Barristers Society (Society) was “discomforted” by Trinity Western University’s (TWU) Community Covenant which, “in addition to mundane items” noted the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (Court), “prohibits sexual intimacy outside the marriage between a man and a woman.” However “discomforted” the Society may have felt about that… More