Even atheists should condemn TWU decision by law society and court

Law Society of Upper Canada is engaged in blatant religious discrimination

Even atheists should condemn TWU decision by law society and courtDownload this column on the TWU decision for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use BELLEVILLE, ON Jul 13, 2015/ Troy Media/ - I’m a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, but I’m so disgusted by its recent actions that I wish I could quit in protest. The Law Society…

The emerging post-secular society

It's premature to declare the debates led by social conservatives over

The emerging post-secular societyDownload this column on a post-secular society for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use HAMILTON, ON Jul 10, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Current wisdom has it that the age-old debate between order and freedom is essentially resolved. Champions of the former – so-called social conservatives and traditional religious believers – are…

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…

Arrogance threatens the environment and social order

The Pope’s encyclical is about far more than the environment

Arrogance threatens the environment and social orderDownload this column on social order for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, BC Jul 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Not since Humane Vitae has a papal encyclical attracted as much attention as Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, On Care For Our Common Home, which calls…

Pope’s encyclical on the environment wrong in so many ways

Those countries with relatively free markets have made the greatest gains in environmental quality over the past half century

Pope’s encyclical on the environment wrong in so many waysDownload this column on the environment for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Jun 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - As pretty much everyone in the world knows by now, Pope Francis published an encyclical recently On Care for Our Common Home, which discusses all things environmental – climate change,…

Popes, terrorists, politicians and hypocrites

Popes, terrorists, politicians and hypocritesDownload this column on popes, terrorists, politicians and hypocrites for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use TORONTO, ON Jun 25, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Following the news can be instructive in more ways than one. In addition to keeping you abreast of what’s happening, the response to certain stories…

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…

Jean Vanier found humanity in the disabled

His organization, L’Arche, is demonstrates that people of different cultures, religions and abilities can live together in peace

Jean Vanier found humanity in the disabledDownload this column for your publication or website TRAIL, BC, May 21, 2015/ Troy Media/ - At the end of a steep hill in the neighbourhood where I grew up stood a house shrouded in mystery. Adults whispered about a “retarded” child who lived there and who was confined to a room. They argued about…

The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises law

State regulation produces vanilla-flavoured lawyers, giving dissatisfied citizens few options when seeking legal advice

The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises lawTo download The marketplace, not the state, should decide who practises law for your publication or website click here BELLEVILLE, ON, May 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - As much as I don’t share their religious beliefs, I am glad to see that Christian students at Trinity Western University (TWU) are allowed to practise law in…