Tag: human rights

Christian Legal Fellowship defends human rights – for all faiths

The Christian Legal Fellowship (CLF) played a lead role in convincing the Canadian Bar Association to support religious freedom and oppose Quebec’s Bill 21, which prevents its citizens from wearing religious symbols in certain professional roles. A February 24 article…

TWU law school case: implications for the evangelical community

Geoffrey Trotter was co-counsel for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada in its interventions in the Trinity Western University (TWU) law school litigation at all levels of court in British Columbia and at the Supreme Court of Canada. He practices law…

Persecuted Christians worldwide: Their ‘blood is mixed’ in martyrdom

“Christianity faces a global crisis of persecution, as believers in many places around the world suffer harassment, marginalization and violence – in more countries and under more diverse settings than any other faith group.” That is the claim of Allen Hertzke,…

Why the Summer Jobs attestation is unacceptable

The deadline to apply for Canada Summer Jobs grants has been extended to February 9 as the Liberal government is facing strong opposition from religious and other groups. Bruce Clemenger, president of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) wrote this…

The persistence of pro-lifers

Canada, to its shame, offers no legal protection for children right up until the day they are born. Our politicians and our media elite ignore that reality – but we are fortunate that a few heroes keep up the seemingly hopeless…