Tag Archive: Canada

CCRF to Starbucks: Protect Freedom for Employees

TORONTO – In response to CNN reports that Starbucks coffee shops have instituted an employee ban on certain types of jewellery, the Canadian Council for Religious Freedom today contacted the corporation to demand… Continue reading

CCRF Chair Calls On Global News to Act On Reporter’s Anti-Faith Bigotry

TORONTO – Global News reporter Christina Stevens should be held to account for her disgraceful anti-faith attacks, made during a recent interview with a Toronto District School Board trustee, says the Canadian Council of… Continue reading

Albertans’ anti-Christian bigotry is shocking

CALGARY – The most shocking thing about Alberta Premier Jim Prentice’s new cabinet isn’t that he has chosen two unelected cabinet ministers, though that’s generating a lot of buzz to be sure. What’s… Continue reading

Law Society of New Brunswick members vote against accrediting B.C. law school over same-sex covenant

FREDERICTON — Members of the Law Society of New Brunswick have passed a resolution directing its council not to accredit a controversial law school that has been proposed in British Columbia. In a… Continue reading

Organizers say Toronto’s Jesus Parade is on the march again, but city hedges

TORONTO – Toronto’s Jesus Parade is back on, says its chief promoter Charles McVety of Canada Christian College, but city officials say there are several hurdles that could be show-stoppers if not overcome.… Continue reading

Nanaimo council’s come-to-Jesus moment

Once politicians have exhausted all other alternatives, they can be counted on to do the right thing. Nanaimo’s city council is proof of that. On May 5, they passed a shocking anti-Christian motion,… Continue reading

Kelly McParland: New open and inclusive Trudeau Liberal party welcomes all beliefs that match its own

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper sharpened his message on abortion Thursday, saying political parties have no business trying to “impose” a position on politicians when it comes to matters of morality and… Continue reading

Ontario law society ditches religious freedom, votes against accrediting graduates of B.C. university with ‘abhorrent’ gay sex ban

TORONTO – Graduates of a planned law school at a Christian university in British Columbia that forbids sexual intimacy outside heterosexual marriage will not be able to practise in Ontario, that province’s law… Continue reading

Me! Me! Me! – Catholic school board responds to student’s homophobia allegations

A French Catholic school board says allegations of homophobia filed by a student with Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal are “groundless.” Christopher Karas, a grade 12 student at Mississauga Catholic high school, École Secondaire… Continue reading

National Post Editorial Board: Good riddance to Marois-ism

If there is one overarching lesson to be learned from the 2014 Quebec election campaign, it is this: Do not overestimate voters’ appetite for revolutionary change, or their vulnerability to populist demagoguery. From… Continue reading