Tag Archives: religion

Recent Happenings: CCCC Files Factum At BC Court of Appeal; Bussey appears on TV

This entry is part 18 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 18 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University. Factum Filed At British Columbia Court of Appeal Yesterday, our agents in Vancouver filed our factum at the BCCA in the matter of Trinity Western University and the Law Society of British Columbia.  The hearing is scheduled… More

Trinity Western University and the Legal War of Attrition: Isn’t It Time To Let Diversity Flourish?

This entry is part 13 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 13 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University. A legal war of attrition is an apt description.  Trinity Western University’s (TWU) bid for a law school has one court victory in Nova Scotia (now appealed), one loss in Ontario (also soon to be appealed) and… More

The Onward March of TWU: Next Step The Court of Appeal

This entry is part 12 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 12 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University. The Ontario Divisional Court rejected Trinity Western University’s (TWU) judicial review application to overturn the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC).  LSUC refused to accredit the proposed TWU law school because the school would… More

CCCC Granted Intervener Status In TWU Case in British Columbia

This entry is part 11 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 11 of 33 in the series Trinity Western University. On Friday, May 14, Chief Justice Hinkson granted Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC) intervener status in the Trinity Western University (TWU) case against The Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC). TWU is asking the BC Supreme… More

Religion and Religious Organizations: Making Civilization Possible

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Is Religion Special?.

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Is Religion Special?. The idea that religion makes civilization possible may appear counterintuitive to our Western mind today.  We have witnessed a barrage of argument from people like Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens that religion is destructive and… More

Regulating The Sex Lives Of Employees At Religious Institutions: Ontario Human Rights Commission is Updating Our Understanding of Creed

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ontario Human Rights Commission Review On Creed.

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ontario Human Rights Commission Review On Creed. The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is in the midst of a three year review of the concept “creed” in the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Navigating religious discrimination is not for the faint… More