Tag Archive: faith

Doctors’ beliefs must be respected

By Christina Blizzard, QMI Agency It’s a ruling that has the ham-fisted fingerprints of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and its former and unlamented Chair Barbara Hall all over it. In response to… Continue reading

Ontario doctors launch legal challenge over policy forcing them to facilitate abortion

TORONTO — More than 550 Ontario Christian doctors are asking the province’s courts to throw out new regulations that would compel them to refer patients seeking abortions or assisted suicide to colleagues without… Continue reading

Indiana set to enact ‘religious freedom’ bill

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The governor of Indiana is poised to enact a “religious freedom” law, which opponents say will give state businesses a licence to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers. Governor Mike… Continue reading

Ryerson President should put his money where his mouth is: CCRF

TORONTO – Ryerson University President Sheldon Levy should put his money where his mouth is if he really believes in religious freedom on campus, says the head of the Canadian Council for Religious… Continue reading

How to Counter Religion Avoidance Syndrome

OTTAWA – (December 9, 2014)  In the two months since I addressed the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Canadian House of Commons (see the text of my remarks below), the need for Canada to… Continue reading

Judge rules Newfoundland discriminated against marriage commissioner who refused to perform gay unions

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland – A Supreme Court judge in Newfoundland says the province discriminated against a marriage commissioner who was forced to resign in 2005 after she refused to conduct same-sex “weddings.” Newfoundland… Continue reading

CCRF Hails UVic Response to Court Decision

VICTORIA, BC – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) expressed its optimism today with the response of the University of Victoria to a recent court decision involving religious freedom on its campus.… Continue reading

EFC Welcomes Decision of Nova Scotia Supreme Court

OTTAWA – “This decision in TWU v. NSBS is a significant affirmation of the freedom of religious institutions to provide a quality education in an ethos in keeping with their religious tradition,” said… Continue reading

What Would Kuyper Do?

Forty years ago this winter, during my undergraduate studies, I discovered the great Dutch statesman and polymath, Abraham Kuyper (1837–1920), whose thought would have a huge impact on the subsequent course of my… Continue reading

CCRF to UVic: Respect religious freedom on campus

VICTORIA – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) today called on the University of Victoria to reverse their ban on religious freedom on campus. CCRF Chair Father Geoffrey Korz wrote to UVic… Continue reading