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SCC’s TWU decision not the last word on religious accommodation | Barry Bussey

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM | By Barry Bussey

After a gruelling period of legal wrangling, Trinity Western University (TWU) has decided to remove the mandatory requirement that students sign its Community Covenant. Until last Thursday, TWU required all campus personnel (students, faculty and staff) to abide by a religious code, including the stipulation that sexual intimacy be reserved for heterosexual marriage. This was deemed discriminatory by the law societies in B.C, Nova Scotia and Ontario who refused accreditation of TWU’s proposed law school, leading to four years of litigation I will label this “TWU...