CCRF Hails UVic Response to Court Decision

VICTORIA, BC – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) expressed its optimism today with the response of the University of Victoria to a recent court decision involving religious freedom on its campus.… Continue reading

EFC Welcomes Decision of Nova Scotia Supreme Court

OTTAWA – “This decision in TWU v. NSBS is a significant affirmation of the freedom of religious institutions to provide a quality education in an ethos in keeping with their religious tradition,” said… Continue reading

What Would Kuyper Do?

Forty years ago this winter, during my undergraduate studies, I discovered the great Dutch statesman and polymath, Abraham Kuyper (1837–1920), whose thought would have a huge impact on the subsequent course of my… Continue reading

CCRF to UVic: Respect religious freedom on campus

VICTORIA – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) today called on the University of Victoria to reverse their ban on religious freedom on campus. CCRF Chair Father Geoffrey Korz wrote to UVic… Continue reading

B.C Universities to make their own laws?

VANCOUVER – Censorship could be coming to a campus near you! The BC Supreme Court has ruled Universities don’t have to follow the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. View the video.  

Hamilton Imam: Prison chaplaincy privatization a national security threat

HAMILTON – The CBC’s Anna-Maria Tremonti spoke with Hamilton Imam Yasin Dwyer Wednesday morning to get his reaction to news that a terrorist in France became radicalized while in prison. Dwyer worked for… Continue reading

TWU law school bid wins a little one—in New Brunswick

FREDRICTON, NB – The New Brunswick Law Society has by the narrowest of margins reaffirmed its approval for a proposed Christian law school, bucking the trend set by its peers in British Columbia,… Continue reading

Lilley: Mainstream Media Double Standard?

OTTAWA – Sun News commentator Brian Lilley called into question the mainstream media’s double standard in their choice of religious vocabulary. In his online Byline commentary, Lilley poses the critical question, Do you ever hear… Continue reading

In wake of Charlie Hebdo attacks, secularist groups to seek end of Canada’s blasphemy law

OTTAWA – The heads of two Canadian organizations promoting secularism will ask the Department of Justice to abolish a section of the criminal code that makes blasphemy illegal, following Wednesday’s attacks on Charlie… Continue reading

Family says ‘stress’ of court case over chemo for aboriginal girl ‘uncalled for’

The family of an aboriginal girl who was at the centre of a court case about whether she should be removed from her family and given chemotherapy says the stress of the case… Continue reading