Tag Archive: religious freedom

B.C Universities to make their own laws?

VANCOUVER – Censorship could be coming to a campus near you! The BC Supreme Court has ruled Universities don’t have to follow the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. View the video.  

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

In wake of Charlie Hebdo attacks, secularist groups to seek end of Canada’s blasphemy law

OTTAWA – The heads of two Canadian organizations promoting secularism will ask the Department of Justice to abolish a section of the criminal code that makes blasphemy illegal, following Wednesday’s attacks on Charlie… 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

A Muslim cleric’s checklist for tolerance: Editorial

CALGARY – It’s a sign of just how ignorant some Canadians are of Islam’s basic tenets that a prominent Calgary cleric feels the need to come up with a “checklist” to help steer… 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

CCRF Chair Calls On Global News to Act On Reporter’s Anti-Faith Bigotry

TORONTO – Global News reporter Christina Stevens should be held to account for her disgraceful anti-faith attacks, made during a recent interview with a Toronto District School Board trustee, says the Canadian Council of… Continue reading

Law Society of New Brunswick members vote against accrediting B.C. law school over same-sex covenant

FREDERICTON — Members of the Law Society of New Brunswick have passed a resolution directing its council not to accredit a controversial law school that has been proposed in British Columbia. In a… Continue reading

Organizers say Toronto’s Jesus Parade is on the march again, but city hedges

TORONTO – Toronto’s Jesus Parade is back on, says its chief promoter Charles McVety of Canada Christian College, but city officials say there are several hurdles that could be show-stoppers if not overcome.… Continue reading

Nanaimo council’s come-to-Jesus moment

Once politicians have exhausted all other alternatives, they can be counted on to do the right thing. Nanaimo’s city council is proof of that. On May 5, they passed a shocking anti-Christian motion,… Continue reading