Tag Archive: faith

Jonathan Kay: The PQ is becoming the party of small-minded atheists

The Parti Québécois styles itself as being on the vanguard of feminism, secularism, sexual tolerance and all the other hallmarks of social liberalism. Yet in some ways, its members are mired in xenophobic… Continue reading

Lorne Gunter: Protecting gay rights and religious freedoms

Marriage commissioners with religious convictions opposed to gay marriage have been in a sticky spot since the same-sex unions became legal in 2005. On Monday, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal tried to make… Continue reading

Homeless people who go to church better resist addiction, B.C. study finds

Homeless people who regularly attend church or other religious ceremonies are less likely to consume alcohol, cocaine and opioids, suggests a new B.C. study that argues religious practice should be better incorporated into… Continue reading

Graeme Hamilton: PQ resorts to improbable nightmare scenarios in bid to justify shaky values charter

MONTREAL — As the first week of hearings into the Parti Québécois’ charter of values concluded Thursday, Yves Gauthier claimed the prize for the most peculiar defence of the proposed ban on conspicuous… Continue reading

National Post editorial board: Canada can handle a Christian law school

This country is to have a new law school — one unlike any other existing accredited Canadian legal institution: On Wednesday, British Columbia’s Minister for Advanced Education, Amrik Virk, announced that his department… Continue reading

3 Muslim restaurant workers awarded $100,000 in Toronto discrimination case

Workers at Le Papillon on the Park mocked, forced to eat pork, rights tribunal finds Paul and Danielle Bigue, owners of Le Papillon on the Park in Leslieville, seen with their son Stéphane,… Continue reading

Chris Selley: The right response to Quebec’s secular demagogues

Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital gave us a preview of a possible counter-strategy to Quebec’s proposed secularism charter this week: total refusal. It’s an excellent strategy. QUEBEC – I suspect Quebec’s proposed secularism charter… Continue reading

Quebec’s ‘true foes’ are religious ‘fundamentalists’, say Liberals

QUEBEC – Quebec’s Liberal Party says that rather than indiscriminately prohibiting public expressions of faith, the province should target its “true foes”: religious fundamentalism and extremism. The provincial counterpart to Justin Trudeau’s federal… Continue reading

LGBT Legislator Stands Up for Religious Freedom, Against Hawaii Marriage Bill

Why Hawaiian Rep. Jo Jordan voted against Marriage Equality Interview by Diane Lee Hawaii state Rep. Jo Jordan made national news yesterday as the first openly gay lawmaker to vote against marriage equality.… Continue reading

British Christians preparing for discrimination because of legalization of same-sex “marriages”

Christians of Great Britain are  preparing for the fact that after legalization of same-sex “marriages” they will  have to face discrimination in various forms.A Christian campaign group, “Coalition for marriage” which struggled against … Continue reading