Tag Archive: prayer

‘This isn’t supposed to be a Christian country’: Atheist to get human rights hearing against politician’s dinner blessing

A Saskatoon man already fighting Christmas greetings on city buses says the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has agreed to hear his complaint against a city councillor who said grace at a volunteer appreciation… 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

Saskatoon mayor asked to stop prayers

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is calling for an end to prayers at official City of Saskatoon events. The association has sent a letter to Mayor Don Atchision in connection with city-sponsored volunteer… 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

Missouri’s new right to pray law far reaching

Canadians lack same protections Missouri voters on Tuesday passed its “right to pray” amendment, reaffirming the right to pray in public and in schools. In an effort to further define First Amendment rights,… Continue reading