Human-rights tribunal probing student’s complaints of homophobic discrimination

OLIVER MOORE

Globe & Mail Update (includes correction),

A Toronto-area teenager who alleges repeated homophobic discrimination at his Catholic high school feels he is “winning” now that a rights tribunal is looking into his complaints. Continue reading

The Sad, Scary Saga of Justina Pelletier

By in Slate, accessed Apr. 19, 2014
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Justina Pelletier with her parents.

Courtesy of A Miracle for Justina/Facebook

A Massachusetts judge on Tuesday granted the state “permanent custody” of an ill teenager who has spent the last year caught up in a dispute between her family on one side and Boston Children’s Hospital and the state Department of Children and Families on the other. While many facts are in dispute, one thing is clear: Justina Pelletier spent the past year in a locked psych ward, even though doctors disagree about whether her condition is psychiatric. Continue reading

Lawyers challenge B.C. approval of Trinity Western law school

 

JAMES BRADSHAW, The Globe and Mail, Apr. 14, 2014

A group of lawyers will launch a court challenge on Monday against the B.C. government for approving a new law school at Trinity Western University, which has caused controversy because of the school’s policy toward gays and lesbians. Continue reading

Trinity Western University’s law school approved by B.C. Law Society

School’s ban on gay sex will not prevent graduates from practising law in B.C.

CBC News,

Apr 11, 2014

Trinity Western University students must sign a covenant recognizing the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman.

Trinity Western University students must sign a covenant recognizing the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman. (Trinity Western University) Continue reading