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

Ryerson President should put his money where his mouth is: CCRF

TORONTO – Ryerson University President Sheldon Levy should put his money where his mouth is if he really believes in religious freedom on campus, says the head of the Canadian Council for Religious… Continue reading

How to Counter Religion Avoidance Syndrome

OTTAWA – (December 9, 2014)  In the two months since I addressed the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Canadian House of Commons (see the text of my remarks below), the need for Canada to… Continue reading

Ryerson University Student Union bans pro-life club

TORONTO — Ryerson Students’ Union’s board of directors has unanimously rejected an appeal of an earlier decision to refuse Students for Life at Ryerson (SFLR) recognition as an official campus club. The February… Continue reading

Judge rules Newfoundland discriminated against marriage commissioner who refused to perform gay unions

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland – A Supreme Court judge in Newfoundland says the province discriminated against a marriage commissioner who was forced to resign in 2005 after she refused to conduct same-sex “weddings.” Newfoundland… Continue reading

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.