Tag Archive: CCRF

Dying – and killing – in a ‘free and informed manner’

Bill 52 sets out rules for health officials to follow when medically assisted death is requested QUEBEC — Quebec is taking a bold step, the first by a Canadian province, toward giving dying… Continue reading

Evangelical Christians are un-Canadian: Mulcair

OTTAWA – NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair lashed out at evangelical Christian groups Monday, accusing them of going “completely against” Canadian values and law with their beliefs about homosexuality. Mulcair’s anger spilled over when reporters asked… Continue reading

Religious Freedom in Media Must be CRTC Priority: CCRF

OTTAWA – The Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has a responsibility to protect freedom of religious discussion and exchange in the media, and should support an application by Sun News, says a prominent… Continue reading

The future of Ontario education under Wynne

Teresa Pierre, CCRF Director and founder of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), joins Sun TV’s Michael Coren to discuss the future of religious freedom in Ontario’s public and Catholic schools. View the video… 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

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

Why Write A Policy Making Faith Groups Third-Class? TDSB Director Won’t Answer

Toronto District School Board Director Chris Spence won’t respond to questions on why his Board insists on making faith groups third class – and why the Board has even written a policy to… Continue reading

Canada passes harsher sentences bill for vandalism of war memorials

OTTAWA – MPs have voted to pass private members’ bills to ban masks at riots and to implement a 10-year maximum prison sentence for vandalizing war memorials, as well as a bill to… 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

CCRF to Toronto Board: We’re Still Waiting

TORONTO – Weeks ago, numerous groups began making appeals to the Toronto District School Board to reverse their anti-faith rental policy. They’re still waiting for a reply. “The Toronto school board seems to… Continue reading