British Airways Christian employee wins case

A British Airways employee suffered discrimination at work over her Christian beliefs, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. Nadia Eweida took her case to the ECHR after BA made her… Continue reading

Pupil who refused to wear electronic tracking ID loses appeal

A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements has lost a federal court appeal against her school’s ID policy. The radio chips track attendance,… Continue reading

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith   According to statistics gathered by the Catholic Church, during the year 2012 around 105,000 Christians have died all over the world for their… Continue reading

2012 in review

Enjoy this CCRF 2012 Report, prepared by WordPress, summarizing our work and activity throughout 2012.   Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about… Continue reading

Kwantlen University President Chides CCRF, Says Religious Freedom Case Now Closed

Students of faith at BC’s Kwantlen University will once again receive equal treatment under the policies of the schools Student Union, following pressures from religious freedom groups. In an email to the Canadian… Continue reading

Sikh MP fights against PC war on Christmas

OTTAWA – Conservative MP Nina Grewal, a Sikh, told the House of Commons recently that “political correctness is diluting Christmas in a well-intentioned, but unnecessary, attempt to be inclusive.” In a statement on… Continue reading

Research team looking to prove theory that religion was ‘cornerstone to civilizations’

VANCOUVER – Seven years ago, social psychologist Ara Norenzayan gathered 125 participants at the University of British Columbia, asked them to solve a word puzzle and then handed them $10 with instructions to… Continue reading

‘I felt like a criminal’: Montreal woman fighting ticket for ‘illegal’ mass grilled on the stand

Listening to the aggressive cross-examination of defendant Paula Celani Thursday, it was as if she had robbed a bank, or worse. “I felt like a criminal,” she said afterwards. In fact, Ms. Celani’s… Continue reading

Niqab ruling opens the door for Ottawa to act

The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered its decision on what has come to be known as “the niqab case,” which pitted against each other the Charter right to freedom of religion and… Continue reading

Saskatoon city committee ho-ho-holds off on dropping transit Christmas greeting

SASKATOON – The city of Saskatoon’s executive committee has decided transit buses will still carry messages wishing people a Merry Christmas. The committee discussed the issued after a Saskatoon man complained last week.… Continue reading