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Thursday, November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Law Society of British Columbia from a judicial review judgment in favour of Trinity Western University (TWU) and its representative student. TWU was a private religious educational institution with an evangelical Christian mission. It required attendees to sign a community covenant that, among other things, stated that community members must abstain from sexual intimacy violating the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman. In 2014, the Law Society held a binding referendum on the issue of whether TWU’s law school should...