CCRF Chair Confronts Toronto Star Writer on Anti-Faith Bigotry

TORONTO – The chair of a noted human rights organization has taken to task a Toronto Star journalist over alleged anti-religious bigotry in a recent article. Father Geoffrey Korz, Chair of the Canadian… Continue reading

Nanaimo council’s come-to-Jesus moment

Once politicians have exhausted all other alternatives, they can be counted on to do the right thing. Nanaimo’s city council is proof of that. On May 5, they passed a shocking anti-Christian motion,… Continue reading

US Hobby Lobby case: Court curbs contraception mandate

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court has ruled a Christian-owned company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers’ contraception. The owners of craft chain Hobby… Continue reading

Doctor on duty ‘will not prescribe the birth control pill,’ reads sign at Calgary walk-in clinic

CALGARY — A doctor at a Calgary walk-in clinic is refusing to prescribe birth control due to her personal beliefs. Dr. Chantal Barry will not prescribe contraception, a receptionist at the Westglen Medical… Continue reading

Bigoted Nanaimo councillors ban Christians from public buildings

NANAIMO, BC – On May 5, city politicians in Nanaimo, BC, voted 8 to 1 to ban a conference that was scheduled for their city’s convention centre just four days later. City councillors… Continue reading

Kelly McParland: New open and inclusive Trudeau Liberal party welcomes all beliefs that match its own

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper sharpened his message on abortion Thursday, saying political parties have no business trying to “impose” a position on politicians when it comes to matters of morality and… Continue reading

Ontario law society ditches religious freedom, votes against accrediting graduates of B.C. university with ‘abhorrent’ gay sex ban

TORONTO – Graduates of a planned law school at a Christian university in British Columbia that forbids sexual intimacy outside heterosexual marriage will not be able to practise in Ontario, that province’s law… Continue reading

Me! Me! Me! – Catholic school board responds to student’s homophobia allegations

A French Catholic school board says allegations of homophobia filed by a student with Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal are “groundless.” Christopher Karas, a grade 12 student at Mississauga Catholic high school, École Secondaire… Continue reading

CCRF Announces 2014 White Rose Awards for Religious Freedom

The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) announced today the recipients of its 2014 White Rose Award for Religious Freedom. The award recognizes individuals and organizations from across Canada who have served the… Continue reading

National Post Editorial Board: Good riddance to Marois-ism

If there is one overarching lesson to be learned from the 2014 Quebec election campaign, it is this: Do not overestimate voters’ appetite for revolutionary change, or their vulnerability to populist demagoguery. From… Continue reading