Tag Archives: #TWULaw

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 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

Nova Scotia’s Highest Court Rules in Favour of TWU

This entry is part 23 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Trinity Western University today.I have drafted an Op-Ed piece and have submitted it to a newspaper for publication. If no paper will pick it up I will publish it here on my blog. In the meantime here are a few… More

Being On the Right Side of History: Where the Offended Take Away Religious Freedom

This entry is part 22 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

Trinity Western University’s Community Covenant is discriminatory and it hurts.  So said Ontario Court of Appeal Justice James C. MacPherson on June 29.  He decided that the Covenant, which requires TWU’s student body to abide by a lifestyle in harmony with traditional marriage, “is deeply discriminatory to the LGBTQ… More