Tag Archive: private sector

Five things to know about upcoming Supreme Court ruling on Quebec’s mandatory religion course

MONTREAL – A six-year legal battle over Quebec’s compulsory Ethics and Religious Culture course will be decided Thursday morning when the Supreme Court of Canada is expected to release its decision in the… Continue reading

TWU law school bid wins a little one—in New Brunswick

FREDRICTON, NB – The New Brunswick Law Society has by the narrowest of margins reaffirmed its approval for a proposed Christian law school, bucking the trend set by its peers in British Columbia,… Continue reading

Starbucks Canada ducks religious freedom request

TORONTO – Starbucks Canada has ducked a request to defend the freedom of its emplyees to wear faith-related jewellery. In response to a November 4 inquiry from the Canadian Council for Religious Freedom… Continue reading

CCRF to Starbucks: Protect Freedom for Employees

TORONTO – In response to CNN reports that Starbucks coffee shops have instituted an employee ban on certain types of jewellery, the Canadian Council for Religious Freedom today contacted the corporation to demand… Continue reading

National Post editorial board: Canada can handle a Christian law school

This country is to have a new law school — one unlike any other existing accredited Canadian legal institution: On Wednesday, British Columbia’s Minister for Advanced Education, Amrik Virk, announced that his department… 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


NOTRE DAME, IN, May 23, 2013—Building on its groundbreaking studies into the citizenship outcomes of educational choice, Canadian think tank Cardus has partnered with the University of Notre Dame to establish a long-term… Continue reading

Bright Days Ahead for Faith-Based Universities?

 Ray Pennings  – Cardus.ca It’s a traditional path, rich and straightforward. Our university education is about us: our positioning, our prospects, our increased earning power. But if we set our gaze a little… 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

Canadian deans accused of ‘anti-religious bias’ over attempt to block Christian law school

Canadian law deans are harbouring an “anti-religious bias” in their bid to block a prominent evangelical university from opening the country’s first Christian law school, according to supporters of the school, which has… Continue reading