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    A win for equality - Supreme Court rejects TWU law school

    The BC Humanist Association is celebrating a pair of 7-2 decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada affirming the Ontario and BC law societies' decisions to reject Trinity Western University's proposed law school. The five-judge majority, writing in a united voice, argues that the law societies have a legitimate interest...

    Tell Canada to keep its promise and fix our broken charity laws

    The Government of Canada is set to make a decision in the next 10 days whether they will fix our broken charity laws. We need to raise our voice so that it’s clear that the government must act now.

    Angus Reid Institute: Religious weddings not more legitimate than civil ceremonies

    A new poll reports than 76% of Canadians (and the same number of British Columbians) do not think religious wedding ceremonies are "more legitimate" than civil wedding ceremonies. The numbers come a poll released by the Angus Reid Institute today that looked at Canadians' attitudes toward marriage. The Angus Reid Institute...

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    Axial tilt is the reason for the season

    By Stephen Schneider, University of Massachusetts Amherst The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the year for the 88 percent of Earth’s people who live in the Northern Hemisphere. People around the world observe the change of seasons with...

    More on TWU - June 18, 2018 Newsletter

    As I mentioned in my special update on Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the decision by law societies to reject Trinity Western University's proposed law school was reasonable. The religious right in Canada has, as one might expect, decried the decision as a "big loss" for religious...

    Days from the TWU decision - Jun 11, 2018 newsletter

    Many of you will recall that back in December we flew to Ottawa to argue before the Supreme Court of Canada on whether law societies should have to approve a law school from Trinity Western University while it maintains a discriminatory admissions policy. We've been told that the Court will...

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