No more religious exemptions: Quebec schools launching mandatory sex ed pilot project

QUEBEC — Education on sexual matters is too important to be optional, according to Quebec’s ministry of education. The province is rolling out a new pilot project in which sex education, like French… Continue reading

Doctors who object to abortion could face disciplinary action under “human rights” codes

TORONTO – Earlier this year members of the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons voted in favour of a new professional and human rights policy that undermines the first of our most fundamental… Continue reading

Imams cool to Senate’s proposal to certify them

OTTAWA – The Conservative majority on the Senate’s security and defence committee has urged the federal government to explore imam training and certification in an effort help curb radicalization, one of 25 recommendations… Continue reading

CCRF Releases Parents’ Guide to Education Choices

TORONTO – In response to numerous requests from Ontario, Alberta, and other provinces for constructive guidance for parents dealing with religious freedom issues in schools, the Canadian Council for Religious Freedom today released its… Continue reading

Canadian gvmt intervenes on behalf of Christian law school in religious freedom battle

Canadian Attorney General Peter MacKay is backing Trinity Western University as it battles for the right to launch a Christian law school. By Steve Weatherbe TORONTO, May 20, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Attorney… Continue reading

Post Media described independent MP Lunney’s religious freedom address as “rambling”

Peter O’Neill, Postmedia News OTTAWA — B.C. independent MP James Lunney, who left the Conservative caucus Tuesday so he could speak out freely on his creationist views, was denied the right Wednesday to… Continue reading

Doctors’ beliefs must be respected

By Christina Blizzard, QMI Agency It’s a ruling that has the ham-fisted fingerprints of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and its former and unlamented Chair Barbara Hall all over it. In response to… Continue reading

Ontario doctors launch legal challenge over policy forcing them to facilitate abortion

TORONTO — More than 550 Ontario Christian doctors are asking the province’s courts to throw out new regulations that would compel them to refer patients seeking abortions or assisted suicide to colleagues without… Continue reading

Indiana set to enact ‘religious freedom’ bill

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The governor of Indiana is poised to enact a “religious freedom” law, which opponents say will give state businesses a licence to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers. Governor Mike… Continue reading

Five things to know about upcoming Supreme Court ruling on Quebec’s mandatory religion course

MONTREAL – A six-year legal battle over Quebec’s compulsory Ethics and Religious Culture course will be decided Thursday morning when the Supreme Court of Canada is expected to release its decision in the… Continue reading