Tag Archive: academic

British Columbia student union backs down on censorship of pro-life speech

LANGLEY, BC – The officially “pro-choice” student union at Kwantlen Polytechnic University has backed down after the school’s pro-life club threatened yet again to sue them for illegal discrimination. The pro-life students’ group,… Continue reading

National Post editorial board: Canada can handle a Christian law school

This country is to have a new law school — one unlike any other existing accredited Canadian legal institution: On Wednesday, British Columbia’s Minister for Advanced Education, Amrik Virk, announced that his department… Continue reading

Atheism a creed that needs protection: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

Atheism is a creed deserving of the the same religious protections as Christianity, Islam, and other faiths, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has ruled in a new decision. “Protection against discrimination because of… Continue reading

German police storm house, seize children – because they are homeschooled

DARMSTADT, Germany – At 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, a team of 20 social workers, police officers, and special agents stormed a homeschooling family’s residence near Darmstadt, Germany, forcibly removing all four of the… Continue reading

“Organized religion”? What is its meaning?

While I usually prefer to keep away from the vitriolic discussion which is the so-called “science and religion debate,” Rama Singh’s Hamilton Spectator commentary of July 23 demands a response. Singh’s piece continues… Continue reading

André Schutten: Even the faithful are citizens

The National Post article by Clayton Ruby and Gerald Chan, speaking against Trinity Western University (TWU) and its proposed law school, made for interesting reading. But it not a clear representation of Canadian… Continue reading

Editorial: Loyola’s Freedom of Religion

Ray Pennings is Executive Vice President of Cardus, and writes for their online journal, the Cardus Daily. Canada’s Supreme Court will hear a case next spring that will greatly impact the future choices… Continue reading

Supreme Court to hear Loyola High School’s case against mandatory ethics and religion course

MONTREAL – Alone in its lengthy legal challenge of the Quebec government’s Ethics and Religious Culture program, Loyola High School will now takes its case against the Quebec government’s compulsory course all the… Continue reading

NEW INITIATIVE WILL STUDY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL OUTCOMES

NOTRE DAME, IN, May 23, 2013—Building on its groundbreaking studies into the citizenship outcomes of educational choice, Canadian think tank Cardus has partnered with the University of Notre Dame to establish a long-term… Continue reading

Bright Days Ahead for Faith-Based Universities?

 Ray Pennings  – Cardus.ca It’s a traditional path, rich and straightforward. Our university education is about us: our positioning, our prospects, our increased earning power. But if we set our gaze a little… Continue reading