Tag Archive: British Columbia

Poll finds 50% of separatists believe Jews and Muslims have too much influence in Quebec

About half of Bloc Quebecois and Parti Quebecois supporters think that Muslims and Jews have too much influence in their province, while nearly a third of British Columbians think the same of Sikhs… 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

Chris Selly: Religious education under fire across Canada

“You can’t extricate the faith. It’s woven throughout the fabric of the school.” These are the words of an Ontario Catholic school board spokesperson, responding to a father’s demands that his son be… Continue reading

Petition backs Christian universities in academic freedom dispute

A group of academics has launched a campaign defending Canadian Christian universities against what it terms anti-religious bullying by the country’s leading university teachers’ federation. “What we have here is an academic union… Continue reading

Canadian deans accused of ‘anti-religious bias’ over attempt to block Christian law school

Canadian law deans are harbouring an “anti-religious bias” in their bid to block a prominent evangelical university from opening the country’s first Christian law school, according to supporters of the school, which has… 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

Kwantlen Student Association backs down, approves pro-life club

VANCOUVER – Following threats of litigation and appeals from religious freedom groups, the Kwantlen Student Association has decided to grant a pro-life group club status at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The move comes days… Continue reading

CCRF Confronts Kwantlen U. on Anti-Faith Stand

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom has taken issue with a move by Kwantlen University to avoid recognizing a faith-based pro-life student club. In a letter to Dr. Alan Davis, President and… Continue reading

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