Tag Archive: freedom

Family says ‘stress’ of court case over chemo for aboriginal girl ‘uncalled for’

The family of an aboriginal girl who was at the centre of a court case about whether she should be removed from her family and given chemotherapy says the stress of the case… Continue reading

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

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

US Hobby Lobby case: Court curbs contraception mandate

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court has ruled a Christian-owned company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers’ contraception. The owners of craft chain Hobby… Continue reading

Doctor on duty ‘will not prescribe the birth control pill,’ reads sign at Calgary walk-in clinic

CALGARY — A doctor at a Calgary walk-in clinic is refusing to prescribe birth control due to her personal beliefs. Dr. Chantal Barry will not prescribe contraception, a receptionist at the Westglen Medical… Continue reading

Bigoted Nanaimo councillors ban Christians from public buildings

NANAIMO, BC – On May 5, city politicians in Nanaimo, BC, voted 8 to 1 to ban a conference that was scheduled for their city’s convention centre just four days later. City councillors… 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

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

Catholic schools can’t force student to attend mass, court rules

The Ontario Superior Court has ruled that student at a Catholic high school who is entitled to be excused from religious courses must also be excused, if they wish, from religious field trips… Continue reading