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Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the editor, Dorianne Mullin.

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Retainer agreements - what are they?

  • June 01, 2017
  • Robert Shawyer

Common questions that clients have but seldom ask when they go to see a lawyer for the first time include: “What is a retainer?” “How do retainers work?” “Are there different types of retainers?”

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

LGBTQ rights in the Canadian military, conflict zones, and in refugee claims

  • June 09, 2016
  • Paul Saguil

Although the LGBTQ community has made considerable progress in achieving substantive equality under Canadian domestic law, there is still room for improvement in the recognition and enforcement of these rights and protections in certain contexts.

Military Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

A new resource for employers with transgender employees

  • August 16, 2014
  • Dorianne Mullin

An Ontario Human Rights Commission policy on preventing discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression helps employers, unions and others better prevent discrimination against transgender individuals…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

A case for gender freedom in Quebec

  • August 16, 2014
  • Leslie-Anne Wood

Changing one’s gender is never easy – socially, physically and especially legally. In May, the Centre for Gender Advocacy filed proceedings before the QCSC challenging the validity of Quebec Civil Code provisions that, as Leslie-Anne Wood writes…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Measuring our experience in the legal community

  • August 16, 2014
  • Glen Rutland

Triangle co-editor Glen Rutland touches base with Ed Montigny, co-chair of a SOGIC sub-committee that was an advisory body to researchers at Queen’s University studying the experience of sexual minorities after they graduated from law school.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

TWU believers bear false witness following

  • August 16, 2014
  • Douglas Judson

Trinity Western’s response to accusations of anti-LGBTQ discrimination is often a counter-accusation of anti-Christian discrimination. In this piece, originally published on nationalmagazine.ca in May, Douglas Judson, a JD/MBA candidate at…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Human rights and the Olympic Games

  • April 02, 2014
  • Glen Rutland

Council members at the Mid-Winter meeting ate breakfast Sunday in front of a big screen showing the Olympic gold medal hockey game between Canada and Sweden. The previous day, they had passed a resolution calling for…

Discrimination in legal education

  • April 02, 2014
  • Amy Sakalauskas and Robert Peterson

At its Mid-Winter meeting, CBA Council passed – overwhelmingly, but not without debate – a resolution calling for an end to discrimination in legal education. As Amy S.and Robert P. note, while TW’s proposed law school wasn’t mentioned in…