Tag Archive: human-rights

Pupil who refused to wear electronic tracking ID loses appeal

A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements has lost a federal court appeal against her school’s ID policy. The radio chips track attendance,… Continue reading

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith   According to statistics gathered by the Catholic Church, during the year 2012 around 105,000 Christians have died all over the world for their… 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

Sikh MP fights against PC war on Christmas

OTTAWA – Conservative MP Nina Grewal, a Sikh, told the House of Commons recently that “political correctness is diluting Christmas in a well-intentioned, but unnecessary, attempt to be inclusive.” In a statement on… Continue reading

‘I felt like a criminal’: Montreal woman fighting ticket for ‘illegal’ mass grilled on the stand

Listening to the aggressive cross-examination of defendant Paula Celani Thursday, it was as if she had robbed a bank, or worse. “I felt like a criminal,” she said afterwards. In fact, Ms. Celani’s… Continue reading

Niqab ruling opens the door for Ottawa to act

The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered its decision on what has come to be known as “the niqab case,” which pitted against each other the Charter right to freedom of religion and… Continue reading

Saskatoon city committee ho-ho-holds off on dropping transit Christmas greeting

SASKATOON – The city of Saskatoon’s executive committee has decided transit buses will still carry messages wishing people a Merry Christmas. The committee discussed the issued after a Saskatoon man complained last week.… Continue reading

University pays up for expelling Christian

Eastern Michigan University has agreed to pay up for expelling a Christian student from a counseling program who avoided counseling homosexual patients about their sexuality by reassigning them to another counselor. The Alliance… Continue reading

‘Merry Christmas’ to stay on Saskatoon buses despite complaint

REGINA — Saskatoon city councillors voted Monday to keep flashing “Merry Christmas” on transit buses after receiving a complaint from a city man who said he was offended by the holiday message. “It’s… Continue reading

Kwantlen Student Association backs down, approves pro-life club

VANCOUVER – Following threats of litigation and appeals from religious freedom groups, the Kwantlen Student Association has decided to grant a pro-life group club status at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The move comes days… Continue reading