Tag Archive: human-rights

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

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

CCRF Chair Confronts Toronto Star Writer on Anti-Faith Bigotry

TORONTO – The chair of a noted human rights organization has taken to task a Toronto Star journalist over alleged anti-religious bigotry in a recent article. Father Geoffrey Korz, Chair of the Canadian… 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

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

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

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