Major Supreme Court case coming up, and your support is needed

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The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments jointly for two cases involving Trinity Western University’s now infamous law school. This case could be one of the most important cases for secularism and religious freedom in Canada since R v Big M Drug Mart Ltd, and there’s already been a … Continue reading

Is Catholic palliative care irreplaceable?

Martin Regg Cohn’s column in Saturday’s Toronto Star is headlined (in the print version) “Assisted death can’t be forced on doctors of faith.” He starts the piece by expressing sympathy for doctors who “entered the medical profession to save lives, not to take them,” then states the obvious point that a doctor’s … Continue reading

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: Canadian secularism

Throughout the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) process, no less than five very different approaches to secularism were described. Thus far I’ve described the approaches that were not correct – approaches that were not actually secularism as properly defined. Happily, the final Supreme Court decision got secularism right. So … Continue reading

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: The many faces of secularism

One of the fascinating aspects of the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) case was the way state secularism was defined… repeatedly. Multiple versions of state secularism were discussed and contrasted over the course of the case.

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