Tag Archive: justice

Alberta homeschoolers ‘thank God’ after proposed Education Act significantly revised

EDMONTON, Alberta – The Alberta government proposed a new Education Act yesterday that is causing parental rights and pro-family groups to breathe a sigh of relief. The new bill is substantially different from… Continue reading

Calling Catholic groups ‘cult-like’ does not amount to discrimination: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has dismissed a complaint against a women’s studies professor who fought a Catholic volunteerism program at Brock University, saying her anti-Catholic comments were offensive, but not akin to… Continue reading

Federal government ends part-time contracts with minority-faith prison chaplains

The federal government has decided to end its contracts nationwide with minority-faith chaplains who had been working part-time in Canada’s federal prisons. Full-time chaplains who remain will be expected to provide spiritual guidance… Continue reading

Appeal court scolds judge for telling activist ‘God is wrong,’ reduces sentence

An Ontario judge who told an anti-abortion activist “Your God is wrong” and jailed her for six months has been admonished by an appeal court colleague, who called the comments “ill-advised and inappropriate”… Continue reading

Ontario being selective about religious accomodation – Blizzard

— Christina Blizzard , QMI Agency TORONTO – Welcome to Ontario — where we have “religious accommodation,” in our public schools. Or not, depending on which religion needs accommodation. If you’re a Catholic… Continue reading

More communities bite the dust as Toronto school board hikes rent on church rentals

Church stunned by major TDSB rental fee hike For years a small Toronto religious group, Grace Toronto Church, has hosted its Sunday service in a rented downtown school. This church, like many similar… Continue reading

Ontario dad sues school board over no opt out classes on sex

TORONTO – A Hamilton father has launched a court battle against the local public school board, accusing education officials of refusing to accommodate his Christian beliefs on marriage, family and sexuality. Dr. Steve… Continue reading

Pakistan girl accused of burning Koran given bail, gets dramatic helicopter release from prison

A Pakistani military helicopter plucked a young Christian girl accused of blasphemy from a prison yard on Saturday and flew her to a secret location after she was granted bail. Live broadcasts showed… Continue reading

Christians take discrimination cases to Europe’s top court

Four British Christians urged Europe’s top court Tuesday to rule that they faced discrimination because of their religious beliefs. Two women accuse their employers of refusing to let them wear crosses openly at… Continue reading

Family launches suit against school board over Christian faith

A father of two elementary school children is suing their Ontario public school board for allegedly infringing on the family’s Christian and moral beliefs. The family has been battling the school board for… Continue reading