Tag Archive: justice

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

Matt Gurney: Shrewd Duceppe breaks ranks to (sort of) oppose Quebec’s values charter

One of the interesting wrinkles emerging as Quebec’s minority Parti Quebecois government pushes ahead with Bill-60 — the so-called values charter that would ban public servants from wearing ostentatious religious symbols while on… Continue reading

PQ raises stakes in Quebec charter debate, signals willingness to trigger an election

QUEBEC — The Parti Quebecois has raised the political stakes on its controversial religion bill. It has expressed a willingness to trigger an election on Bill 60, which if adopted would restrict religious… Continue reading

Doctors can’t pull plug against family’s wishes: Supreme Court

TORONTO – The Supreme Court has ruled that doctors can’t unilaterally withdraw life-support against a family’s wishes, even if they believe medical treatment is futile. In a 5-2 decision, Canada’s highest court ruled… Continue reading

Ex-Commissionaire says religious views cost him top-secret clearance

OTTAWA — A former Commissionaire says he was denied the chance to get the top-secret security clearance needed to work at a government agency after telling interviewers he is Catholic and believes armed… Continue reading

Ottawa prepared to challenge Quebec values charter in court: Kenney

OTTAWA – It’s not often top Tory cabinet minister Jason Kenney reads from prepared notes, or cuts questions short on two of his favourite subjects — multiculturalism and religious freedom. But Quebec’s proposed… Continue reading

Atheism a creed that needs protection: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

Atheism is a creed deserving of the the same religious protections as Christianity, Islam, and other faiths, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has ruled in a new decision. “Protection against discrimination because of… Continue reading

German police storm house, seize children – because they are homeschooled

DARMSTADT, Germany – At 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, a team of 20 social workers, police officers, and special agents stormed a homeschooling family’s residence near Darmstadt, Germany, forcibly removing all four of the… Continue reading

Dan Delmar: PQ leaders know their secularism plan is illegal. They just don’t care

The Parti Québécois (PQ) has fired the first of many shots in its apparent battle against cultural and religious minorities; a battle which will culminate with the release of what promises to be… Continue reading

André Schutten: Even the faithful are citizens

The National Post article by Clayton Ruby and Gerald Chan, speaking against Trinity Western University (TWU) and its proposed law school, made for interesting reading. But it not a clear representation of Canadian… Continue reading