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VANCOUVER - Members of the Law Society of British Columbia have voted overwhelmingly against accrediting a Christian university's law school.The referendum was called at the end of September by the so...
TWU's statutory object is to provide a university education to persons of any creed. It is the BC legislature which has enacted the statute which uses the mandatory "shall" when articulating the requirement that TWU's education be provided to persons of "any creed". It went on to expressly state that TWU's Bylaws must not include anything "that is in conflict with this Act".
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VANCOUVER - The governing members of the Law Society of British Columbia have voted in favour of holding a binding referendum to determine whether a Christian university's law school should be accredi...
Lawyers arguing against the motion could not match the often inflammatory rhetoric of their impassioned colleagues. These lawyers argued the law. They reminded the members that B.C's Human Rights Code specifically exempts religious groups. They confirmed that Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms does not apply to a private educational institution.
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia judge has rejected a bizarre petition that claimed the province's attorney general isn't fit to serve in her cabinet post because she's not a lawyer.Lesslie Askin filed...