More on this issue at theEFC.ca/TWUlaw In a disappointing decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled that a refusal to accredit Trinity Western University’s (TWU) proposed law school in Ontario was reasonable and should not be overturned – even though the court found the original refusal did interfere with TWU’s religious freedom. TWU… Read More


More on this issue, including video, at theEFC.ca/Saguenay The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on prayer before town council meetings in Saguenay, Quebec, has generated a lot of commentary. Some city councils have cancelled their prayers while others have suspended their practice of opening their meetings with prayer until they have had… Read More


Assisted Suicide

More on this issue, including video, at theEFC.ca/carter The Supreme Court ruled February 6 that the prohibition against physician-assisted suicide is unconstitutional in certain circumstances and has given Parliament 12 months to respond. As the definition of “physician-assisted death” includes the provision or administration of medication that intentionally brings about a person’s death, both assisted… Read More


Reflections on TWU v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 4 February 2015 at theEFC.ca/NSBS2015. More on this ongoing issue at theEFC.ca/TWUlaw A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia is a significant affirmation of religious freedom in Canada, and a victory for Trinity Western University (TWU)… Read More


By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 4 November 2014. Learn more on this issue at theEFC.ca/TWUlaw One of the reasons Canada has our Charter of Rights and Freedoms is to protect minority rights from the changing opinions of the majority. The recent reversal by the Law Society of B.C., which now refuses to… Read More


By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 21 October 2014 at theEFC.ca/6th Joseph Arvay, lawyer for those trying to decriminalize assisted suicide and euthanasia, began his arguments before the Supreme Court in the recent Carter case saying that two groups, churches and disability advocates, are the ones paralyzing Parliament and preventing a reconsideration of… Read More