Category Archives: Law

Posts about law and legal issues relating to secularism, humanism, atheism, or freethought.

Major Supreme Court victory! Law Society of Upper Canada & Law Society of British Columbia v Trinity Western University

by | June 15, 2018

Happy news to take you into the weekend! The Supreme Court decision in the twin cases of Law Society of British Columbia v Trinity Western University and Law Society of Upper Canada v Trinity Western University went in favour of the law societies.

Major Supreme Court case coming up, and your support is needed

by | August 3, 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments jointly for two cases involving Trinity Western University’s now infamous law school. This case could be one of the most important cases for secularism and religious freedom in Canada since R v Big M Drug Mart Ltd, and there’s already been a bit of drama about the… Read more »

Is Catholic palliative care irreplaceable?

by | April 9, 2017

Martin Regg Cohn’s column in Saturday’s Toronto Star is headlined (in the print version) “Assisted death can’t be forced on doctors of faith.” He starts the piece by expressing sympathy for doctors who “entered the medical profession to save lives, not to take them,” then states the obvious point that a doctor’s belief should exempt her from… Read more »