Tag Archive: politics

THE REASONS CANADA NEEDS AN OFFICE FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Sun News reporter John Robson provides the straight goods on the reasons Canada needs its new Office for Religious Freedom.

Christian college prof to head Harper government’s new Office of Religious Freedom

OTTAWA —   A young religious studies professor from Ottawa will serve as Canada’s official champion of religious rights abroad, the Harper government announced Tuesday. Andrew Bennett, who teaches the history of Christianity at… Continue reading

Evangelical Christians are un-Canadian: Mulcair

OTTAWA – NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair lashed out at evangelical Christian groups Monday, accusing them of going “completely against” Canadian values and law with their beliefs about homosexuality. Mulcair’s anger spilled over when reporters asked… Continue reading

Guilty plea in anti-Christian attack

A man accused of shooting a security guard inside the downtown Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group pleaded guilty Wednesday in connection with the shooting. Floyd Corkins pleaded guilty to one federal… Continue reading

Chris Selly: Religious education under fire across Canada

“You can’t extricate the faith. It’s woven throughout the fabric of the school.” These are the words of an Ontario Catholic school board spokesperson, responding to a father’s demands that his son be… Continue reading

Religious Freedom in Media Must be CRTC Priority: CCRF

OTTAWA – The Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has a responsibility to protect freedom of religious discussion and exchange in the media, and should support an application by Sun News, says a prominent… Continue reading

The future of Ontario education under Wynne

Teresa Pierre, CCRF Director and founder of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), joins Sun TV’s Michael Coren to discuss the future of religious freedom in Ontario’s public and Catholic schools. View the video… Continue reading

Petition backs Christian universities in academic freedom dispute

A group of academics has launched a campaign defending Canadian Christian universities against what it terms anti-religious bullying by the country’s leading university teachers’ federation. “What we have here is an academic union… Continue reading

British Airways Christian employee wins case

A British Airways employee suffered discrimination at work over her Christian beliefs, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. Nadia Eweida took her case to the ECHR after BA made her… Continue reading

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