Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

Christian law school one step closer to approval despite attacks over traditional marriage views

by Peter Baklinski LANGLEY, BC, December 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite massive opposition from a council of law deans and an outspoken pro-abortion lawyer, Trinity Western University (TWU) is one step closer to opening the country’s first Christian law school after receiving approval Monday from the…

Quebec poll: Support for euthanasia bill drops from 72% to 35% when told of its dire consequences

by Patrick B. Craine QUEBEC, December 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Widespread support in Quebec for Bill 52, legislation proposing to legalize “medical aid in dying,” drops sharply when Quebecers are told of the dire consequences similar statutes have brought in other countries, a new poll has found. In the…

Loyola Supreme Court case could jeopardize right to homeschool in Canada: HSLDA

by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, December 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The crucial religious freedom case to be argued by Loyola High School before the Supreme Court of Canada in March 2014 has dire implications not only for faith-based schools, but also for the right to homeschool, warns the Home School Legal Defense…

‘A no-brainer’: Alberta Catholic School board to adopt gvmt HPV vaccine program for boys

by Peter Baklinski MEDICINE HAT, Alberta, December 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Alberta Catholic school board has decided to follow the provincial government’s rollout of the controversial HPV vaccine for boys in grade 5, after having already approved it for girls. “It’s really a no-brainer…

Quebec legislators amend bill to make it easier to legally change gender

by Thaddeus Baklinski QUEBEC, December 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Quebec National Assembly passed an amendment Dec. 6th to its civil code removing the stipulation that persons wanting to legally change their gender identity must first undergo sex-change surgery. After the amendment, Quebec’s Civil Code maintains…

Mary Wagner takes witness stand at her trial

by Tony Gosgnach TORONTO, December 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After two days of testimonies from abortion personnel at Toronto’s “Women’s Care Clinic” on Lawrence Avenue West, it was time Thursday for Mary Wagner to take the witness stand and offer her version of events that transpired…

‘Criminalize purchase of sex’: Christian group calls Canadian government to end prostitution

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, December 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada’s largest group of Evangelical Christians has proposed a way for the federal government to practically end prostitution, namely by following the Nordic model that makes it a crime to pay money to use a woman sexually.   “A change…

Abortion centre personnel continue testimonies at Mary Wagner trial

by Steve Jalsevac TORONTO, December 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The parade of witnesses from Toronto’s “Women’s Care Clinic” abortion site on Lawrence Avenue West continued when the trial of Mary Wagner resumed in the Ontario Court of Justice on Wednesday. Last Friday, “medical director”…

Non-Christian MPs urge Canadians to buck political correctness, wish ‘Merry Christmas’: Video

by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, December 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the House of Commons prepared to rise for its Christmas break this week, several Members of Parliament have urged Canadians to buck the trend towards political correctness and wish their fellow citizens a “merry Christmas.” Notably,…

Quebec legislators suggest the province will become Canada’s euthanasia mecca if Bill 52 passes

by Peter Baklinski QUEBEC, December 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Quebec’s legislators have suggested that the province’s proposed “medical aid in dying” legislation, known as Bill 52, could bring tourists – not the kind coming to wine and dine on fine French cuisine but those seeking to be legally…

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