Alberta’s gender guidelines override parents’ right to choose

Notley government strips parents of the right to “choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children”

Alberta’s gender guidelines override parents’ right to choose//  gender guidelines gender guidelines [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/albertas-gender-guidelines-override-parents-right-to-choose/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column ongender guidelines and the [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/rachel-notley/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Notely government[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY OUT CALGARY, Alta. Jan 25, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Calgary Catholic Bishop Fred Henry has been called “anti-gay, anti-transgender, and anti-LGBTQ” by an…

Universities practicing censorship only end up paying in court

Some Canadian universities won't tolerate free expression on campus until they are sued into doing so

Universities practicing censorship only end up paying in courtDownload this column on censorship for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Oct 20, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Some Canadian universities won't tolerate free expression on campus until they are sued into doing so. Examples from the last several years show a disturbing trend. The University of Calgary found…

Health care in Alberta, and justice denied

The Alberta Court of Appeal chose to ignore the evidence about Alberta’s long and painful waiting lists

Health care in Alberta, and justice deniedDownload this column for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use TORONTO OUT CALGARY, AB Sep 15, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Patients suffering in pain on wait lists for surgery have once again been denied their Charter right to access health care outside of the government’s cruel, inefficient, and unaccountable monopoly. In…

Lawyers shouldn’t complain about what other lawyers say

Lawyers have as much a right to criticize laws, policies, and court decisions as anyone else

Lawyers shouldn’t complain about what other lawyers sayDownload this column for on lawyers your publication or website. FREE or Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use Toronto out CALGARY, AB July 31, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The Law Society of Alberta has commenced disciplinary proceedings against Ezra Levant over his comments in a newspaper column about the Alberta Human Rights…

Ontario court repudiates freedom of association

Ontario’s Superior Court Trinity Western University decision undermines the freedom of every voluntary group

Ontario court repudiates freedom of associationDownload this column on freedom of association for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Jul 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The Ontario Superior Court of Justice dealt a harsh blow against the basic freedoms of all Canadians last week, by upholding the decision of the Law Society of Upper…

University of Alberta’s spineless defence of free speech

The U of A selectively upholds the rule of law on campus based on the “popularity” of the cause

University of Alberta’s spineless defence of free speechDownload this column on free speech for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Jul 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - When it comes to censoring unpopular speech on campus, some universities are smarter than others. The University of Calgary foolishly charged its own students with trespassing, and later with non-academic…

Right to “feel comfortable” should trump Charter rights

At least according to the Law Society of British Columbia, which advocates ditching Charter freedoms

Right to “feel comfortable” should trump Charter rightsDownload this column on charter rights for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER OUT CALGARY, AB Jun 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - If the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) had its way, freedom in Canada would be enjoyed only by people who agree with government-approved beliefs and behaviours as…

Every voluntary association discriminates so why pick on Trinity Western?

A free society tolerates an authentic diversity of groups and organizations, including unpopular ones

Every voluntary association discriminates so why pick on Trinity Western?Download this column for your publication or website CALGARY, AB, May 26, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Court actions launched by Trinity Western University (TWU) against the Law Societies of BC, Ontario and Nova Scotia raise important questions that go to the heart of Canada’s free and democratic society. Why doesn’t TWU just get with the…

A free society should be able to tolerate a Christian-based law school

A free society should be able to tolerate a Christian-based law schoolJanuary 23, 2013 CALGARY, AB, Jan. 23, 2013/ Troy Media/ - The dean of the faculty of law at Queen's University, William Flanagan, argues that Trinity Western University (TWU) should not be allowed to set up its own law school because the Christian university is guilty of 'discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.' Flanagan…