Monthly Archives: January 2014

Will Lawyers In Canada Soon Face A Religious Test? The Hypersensitive Response Over Canada’s First Openly Christian Law School

This entry is part 1 of 42 in the series Trinity Western University.

Introduction The hypersensitive response over Canada’s first openly Christian law school at Trinity Western University (TWU) has led to a demand (from some) that law societies across Canada not allow TWU law graduates to practise law – primarily because TWU, as a religious organization, holds and exercises religious beliefs concerning… More

Manitoba Repeals Charitable Fundraising Law

Manitoba’s charitable fundraising law, the Charities Endorsement Act, has been repealed, effective December 31, 2013. This means that charities in Manitoba are no longer required to register separately with the provincial government to raise funds in that province (although many religious organizations qualified for an exemption under the old law). The Charities Endorsement Act was repealed by Bill 46,… More