University pro-lifers win appeal over security fee that nixed events

By Kyle Greenham

Catholic News Service

EDMONTON, Alberta (CNS) β€” The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled in favor of a student pro-life group that was charged a $17,500 security fee to stage events on the University of Alberta campus.

β€œIt’s very significant. This is an encouragement for anybody to say things on campus that may be unpopular, so long as it is lawful and peaceful,” said Jay Cameron, a lawyer representing UAlberta Pro-Life. The court decision was announced Jan. 6.

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