Tag Archive: academic

Pro-choice student union’s banning of anti-abortion club called more university ‘censorship’

VANCOUVER – A university student in British Columbia is preparing to take his student union to court after it refused to let him start a campus anti-abortion club because it conflicts with its pro-choice… Continue reading

AP Stylebook Now Discourages Reporters From Using Terms ‘Homophobia’ and ‘Islamophobia’

Some surprising changes arrived in the Associated Press Stylebook online. Associated Press – the largest outlet for print news coverage in North America – recently announced its change in policy, designed to guide… Continue reading

Universities a Threat to Free Speech: Report

Journalist Ezra Levant reports on the recent release of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms’ 2012 Campus Freedom Index. See the video here.  

The sorry state of free speech in our institutes of higher learning

Are Canadian universities a threat to free speech? If you ask me, yes, and if you ask civil rights lawyer John Carpay, he’ll go even further. Carpay has ranked universities so that you… Continue reading

CCRF Welcomes Dr David Koyzis

The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom announced today the appointment of Dr. David Koyzis, head of political science at Redeemer University, to its Board. Born in the Chicago area, Koyzis has for the last two… Continue reading

Alberta homeschoolers ‘thank God’ after proposed Education Act significantly revised

EDMONTON, Alberta – The Alberta government proposed a new Education Act yesterday that is causing parental rights and pro-family groups to breathe a sigh of relief. The new bill is substantially different from… Continue reading

Education minister shouldn’t decide on a whim what can or can’t be taught

By Michael Coren, QMI Agency Oh dear, oh dear. Just days before Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty resigned so as to digress from his government’s numerous scandals and failings, his education minister and close… Continue reading

Calling Catholic groups ‘cult-like’ does not amount to discrimination: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has dismissed a complaint against a women’s studies professor who fought a Catholic volunteerism program at Brock University, saying her anti-Catholic comments were offensive, but not akin to… Continue reading

Ontario Education Minister bans Catholic teaching from Catholic schools

TORONTO — In an attempt to underscore the McGuinty government’s commitment to public funding for abortion, Ontario Education Minister Laurel Broten issued a decree today banning the teaching of Catholic doctrine on the… Continue reading

TDSB Does The Right Thing on Rentals – Now Keep Going: CCRF

TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board did the right thing in reconsidering it’s rental fees hike specifically targeting faith groups, says the head of the Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF). In… Continue reading