Monthly Archives: December 2015

CCCC Denied Intervener Status at Ontario Court of Appeal

This entry is part 15 of 42 in the series Trinity Western University.

Associate Chief Justice Alexandra Hoy, of the Ontario Court of Appeal, decided that the Canadian Council of Christian Charities would not be given intervener status in Trinity Western University’s appeal of the Ontario Divisional Court’s decision.  The role of an intervener is to provide an assistance to the Court to… More

Merry Christmas from CCCC & Christmas Office Hours

As another year is coming to a close, our hearts are filled with gratitude for our Members. Thank you for allowing us to serve you in 2015! We wish you a very Merry Christmas as we rejoice in our Saviour’s birth. We look forward to serving you in 2016! More

Christians and the power of the state

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series What the church must address.

We live in a litigious society that is polarized around issues of morality and religion and where people are ready and willing to use the coercive power of the state to enforce their positions on others. While acknowledging the importance of responding to the legal and political challenges of our day, which require us to be present in the institutions of the state, we must show the world that another way of resolving differences and conflict is possible. More

Good News for Trinity Western University!

Elmira, ON – Canadian Council of Christian Charities is pleased that Chief Justice Hinkson, of the British Columbia Supreme Court, ruled in favour of Trinity Western University today.  This is the third decision made in the on-going saga of Trinity Western University (TWU) and Canada’s legal profession.  TWU is 2… More

Churches are workplaces too

A surprise visit This summer, CCCC received a visit from a Ministry of Labour occupational health and safety inspector.  Of course this wasn’t a scheduled visit.  That’s the whole point.  They want to see what things are really like when you haven’t had a chance to prepare for an inspection. I… More