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Canada's First Christian Law School Sues Over Denial of Accreditation Due to Student Code of Conduct

Trinity Western University Press Release, TWU Challenges BC Law Society in Court: Trinity Western University announced today that it will commence legal proceedings to challenge the Law Society of British Columbia’s (LSBC) October 31st decision to reverse its earlier recognition of TWU School of Law graduates. Both the Law Society...

Brickbat: Jesus Christ

last weekNews : Reason

British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk has revoked his consent for Trinity Western University, a Christian college, to open a law school. Virk cited the fact that law societies in British Columbia and other Canadian...Show More Summary

British Columbia Vetoes Approval of Anti-gay Trinity Western Law School

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

British Columbia has revoked its approval of a Christian university's plan to open a law school following stiff resistance from LGBT-supportive lawyers who objected to the school's covenant against homosexuality that students and faculty are required to sign. Said TWU...

Study reveals how many times you should be checking email daily to reduce stress

Checking email may be an addictive habit, but not surprisingly, researchers say the more you refresh your inbox, the more stressed you'll become. According to a study out of the University of British Columbia, there's a cap on the number...Show More Summary

Happy-go-lucky CEOs score better returns

A CEO's natural sunny disposition can have an impact on the way the market reacts to announcements of company earnings, according to research from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. The study shows that leaders'...Show More Summary

UBC team finds a glitch in hummingbird hovering

Hummingbirds rely on their ability to hover in order to feed off the nectar of flowers. It's an incredible feat of flying requiring mind boggling visual processing power, but two University of British Columbia researchers found a glitch...Show More Summary

Hummingbird's hover surprisingly easy to hack

Hummingbirds' remarkable ability to hover in place is highly contingent on the tiny bird having a completely stationary visual field, according to University of British Columbia research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy...Show More Summary

Check less to reduce email stress

Is your inbox burning you out? Then take heart - research from the University of British Columbia suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce psychological stress. Some of the study's 124 adults -- including students, financial...Show More Summary

Researchers discover natural resistance gene against spruce budworm

Quebec City, November 21, 2014--Scientists from Université Laval, the University of British Columbia and the University of Oxford have discovered a natural resistance gene against spruce budworm in the white spruce. The breakthrough,...Show More Summary

Drinking age laws have a significant effect on collisions among young drivers

Minimum legal drinking age legislation in Canada can have a major impact on young drivers, according to a new study from the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Drivers just older than the legal age had a significant increase in motor vehicle crashes compared to those immediately under the restriction. read more

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University

The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod. Recently installed in the university's new recycling room, the composter takes care of all food waste and compostable

The Elite Group Of Forever Stocks That Crush The Market

Last month, we had Dave Forest, one of the Chief Investment Strategists for StreetAuthority, fly all the way from his home base in Vancouver, British Columbia to St. Edward's University in Austin,

Canadian Students Not Accepted At New, Elite College At The University Of British Columbia

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor A controversy has erupted in academic and student circles over the University of British Columbia’s Vantage College. The college’s campus is under construction and expected to cost the university C$ 127 million but is beginning its enrollment Canadian Citizens are prohibited from enrolling at Vantage College. The college is marketed […]

World's Tallest Wood Building Opens — Design News

The tallest contemporary building made nearly entirely of wood opened last week. The 96-foot-tall, 51,000 square foot structure houses University of Northern British Columbia's wood engineering department, among other tenants. READ MORE »

Canadian Law Society Rejects Christian School Over Biblical Homosexuality Stance

The future of the first potential Christian faith-based law school in Canada is in doubt after the British Columbia Law Society rejected an earlier approval of the new law school at Trinity Western University because of the school's stance against homosexual activity.

Western retailers in China boost Chinese manufacturing supremacy

When western retailers like Walmart and Tesco move into China, Chinese manufacturing gets a boost, shows a new study by the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. "Many assume Western retailers act as gateways for...Show More Summary

Law Society of British Columbia Votes to Reverse Accreditation of Anti-Gay Christian School, This Time For Good

Trinity Western University's proposed law school in British Columbia has been under fire because the school requires all students to agree that only married men and women are allowed to have sex. And now, they've hit their biggest obstacle yet: The Law Society of British Columbia won't be granting the school accreditation:

Lawyers Vote Against Trinity Western University Accreditation Over School's Anti-gay Pledge

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A substantial block of lawyers working in British Columbia are moving to petition the provincial law society to withdraw accreditation at a proposed law school at Trinity Western University. A poll conducted throughout the province found that 75 percent of...

UBC researchers aim to simplify life saving drug

Heparin, the life saving blood thinner used in major surgeries and treatment of heart diseases, is a complicated drug but a research team from the University of British Columbia has set out to make its use a lot safer by developing a...Show More Summary

Black Republicans put most faith in US government

Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from the University of British Columbia, ahead of the mid-term U.S. elections to be held on November 4. read more

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