Tag Archives: Federation of Law Societies of Canada

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 »

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Weekly Update: to

by | November 12, 2016

This week’s Weekly Update is a little thin. That shouldn’t be surprising: just about every article and post from just about every news media outlet and blog this week has either been about the US election or its surprising, disappointing, horrifying result.

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Ontario and Nova Scotia bar associations deny accreditation to homophobic university

by | April 26, 2014

Trinity Western University (TWU) will sound familiar to most Canadian atheists. Back in 2001, the British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT) – which was, at the time, the professional regulatory body for teachers in BC – denied accreditation to its teaching certification program because of the university’s bigoted stance against homosexuality. The BCCT said that… Read more »

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“Homophobia on the Syllabus”

by | February 15, 2014

G. Elijah Dann shared a link on the Canadian Atheist Facebook page to his Huffington Post article, “Trinity Western University Put[s] Homophobia on the Syllabus.” Dann starts by discussing Bill Maher’s comment on Real Time with Bill Maher: “There are 80 countries with anti-gay laws punishable by death in about 10 Muslim countries. India, not a… Read more »

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