Tag Archives: religious liberty

Common Sense Prevails at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. The Nova Scotia Barristers Society (Society) was “discomforted” by Trinity Western University’s (TWU) Community Covenant which, “in addition to mundane items” noted the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (Court), “prohibits sexual intimacy outside the marriage between a… More

Nova Scotia’s Highest Court Rules in Favour of TWU

This entry is part 23 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 23 of 32 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… More

The Experts Demand Deference: Law Societies & TWU

This entry is part 20 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 20 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. I detected a general theme in the respective Court of Appeal arguments of the Law Societies in British Columbia and Ontario over the last two weeks.  “We are the experts.  We know what we are doing.  Now… More

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

This entry is part 18 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 18 of 32 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

How To Protect The Religious Freedom of Faith-Based Organizations

Last week I obtained a copy of the book Free To Serve.  My review of the book is below.  I highly recommend it for leaders of faith-based organizations and to those in the law and religion academic community.  While this is not an academic book it does outline the problems faced by… More

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

This entry is part 13 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 13 of 32 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