Tag Archive: justice

‘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

Winnipeg police chief touts prayer to help combat crime

Winnipeg’s new police chief is advocating the use of prayer to help address the city’s crime problem. Acting police Chief Devon Clunis says he would like Winnipeggers of all faiths to pray for… Continue reading

Religious Speech Does Not Equal ‘Hate Speech’: Court Affirms Pastor’s Right to Publicly Express Views

Expressing his religious views in a public forum plunged one Canadian pastor into a ten-year legal battle defending his right to freedom of expression against accusations of “hate speech.” Pastor Stephen Boissoin wrote… Continue reading

Woman denied haircut goes to Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

A request for a lunch-hour haircut has turned into a battle over human rights, pitting freedom of religion against a woman’s right not to be denied service based on her gender.   Faith… Continue reading

Judge: Parents have no right to know what activist taught their children in school

Parents and ratepayers in a Hamilton area school board will never know exactly what a homosexual activist told their children during a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) assembly a year ago. The Information and Privacy… Continue reading

Why Write A Policy Making Faith Groups Third-Class? TDSB Director Won’t Answer

Toronto District School Board Director Chris Spence won’t respond to questions on why his Board insists on making faith groups third class – and why the Board has even written a policy to… Continue reading

UK Government says faith group can’t limit communion to members

British move could provoke copycat laws abroad A government agency that oversees charities in the United Kingdom has decided that a local Christian congregation cannot be registered because it does not open its… Continue reading

The sorry state of free speech in our institutes of higher learning

Are Canadian universities a threat to free speech? If you ask me, yes, and if you ask civil rights lawyer John Carpay, he’ll go even further. Carpay has ranked universities so that you… Continue reading

Police investigating Brampton church blaze

Brampton, Ontario – Peel Regional Police are investigating after an incendiary device was thrown through a window of a newly built Brampton church at around 4 a.m. Friday, causing a fire that damaged… Continue reading