A Game of Survival: Trinity Western University and Its Community Covenant

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Following the ruling against the Trinity Western University (TWU) by the Supreme Court of Canada, TWU is making optional the community covenant which has been at the centre of the legal battle. There are many reactions from both sides of the issue. Andy, Terry, and Steve throw in their two cents on this week’s episode of the AC Podcast. Links …

Now What?: On the Supreme Court Decision against the Proposed TWU Law School

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On June 15, 2018, a landmark decision was handed down from the Supreme Court of Canada. Its message was clear: provincial law societies have the right to reject a proposed Christian law school like that of the Trinity Western University on the basis of the university’s Christian values. While the message was clear, the rationale for it was not. Steve …

Been There Done That?: Wrestling with Discrimination and the Freedom of Association

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Critical legal battles are being fought in Canada and the US. The Supreme Court of our neighbours down south is deliberating on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case where a Christian baker refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Jack Phillips, the owner of said bakery, says that he didn’t discriminate against the gay couple who wanted a custom wedding …