Tag Archives: religious freedom

Canada Summer Jobs 2020 – Applications Open!

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The 2020 Canada Summer Jobs application is open! You have until February 24, 2020 to submit your application. No doubt you’re asking, “what is the attestation this year?” and “can we in good conscience apply?” As with past CSJ applications, we fully recognize that charity leaders must make up their… More

Charter Values Are Not Charter Rights By Another Name

“Charter values are not Charter rights by another name or in a different setting; they are a different juridical concept,” wrote Justice Bradley Miller in the recent Ontario Court of Appeal’s McKitty decision. This is but the latest criticism of the controversial use of “Charter values” in Canadian jurisprudence. “Charter… More

TWU Drops Mandatory Community Covenant

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

TWU’s Board of Governors decided on Thursday, August 9, that its Community Covenant would no longer be mandatory. This is a dramatic turnabout given the long legal history of the Covenant. In 2001, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled that the BC College of Teachers’ opposition to the Covenant… More

Unconstitutional: CRA’s Political Activity Rule

CRA’s requirement that charities spend no more than 10% of their resources on political activity has been found by Justice Edward Morgan, of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, to be unconstitutional. Justice Morgan was emphatic. He did not allow the government any time to change the rule to be… More