Recommendations made by Frances Mahon Law accepted by Independent Investigations Office after Tony Du inquest

April 18, 2018 - The Independent Investigations Office announced today that it will accept the recommendations made by Frances Mahon Law, along with Pivot Legal Society, in the coroner's inquest into Tony Du's death, as the CBC reported today: In a statement released Wednesday, the IIO said it will adopt the first recommendation which is to automatically release …

Frances Mahon achieves victory for water and land defenders in Kinder Morgan injunction dispute at B.C. Supreme Court

March 15, 2018 - Frances Mahon appeared in the B.C. Supreme Court today, arguing that an injunction sought by Kinder Morgan against water and land defenders would injure freedom of expression and the right to protest. Although the injunction was granted, water and land defenders at Camp Cloud and Kwekwecnewtxw (the Watch House) will be permitted to …

Historic non-binary rights case launched by Frances Mahon Law

October 26, 2017 - Frances Mahon Law, on behalf of Dr. Joshua M. Ferguson, filed a landmark human rights complaint today at the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, seeking an "X" gender designation for non-binary, intersex and trans* individuals on B.C. identification. Frances Mahon was quoted by CTV News on the importance of ensuring legal recognition for …

Start Proud and the OUTlaws’ submissions on Trinity Western University v. the Law Society of Upper Canada featured in today’s Globe & Mail

September 11, 2017- Start Proud and the OUTlaws were featured in today's Globe and Mail on their intervention in Trinity Western University v. the Law Society of Upper Canada: "Start Proud and OUTlaws, say in a joint filing that the Community Covenant means LGBTQ persons, including married ones, "can never be their authentic selves while attending …