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Wednesday
May302018

Diocese of Caledonia: Let’s Not Forget Jake Worley 

Jake Worley (Supplied Photo)

Comment By Sharon Dewey Hetke

National Director of the Anglican Communion Alliance

A STORY THAT raised tensions in the Anglican Church of Canada last year has not died away, and in fact continues to simmer beneath the surface as we move towards  General Synod 2019. The blocking of the Rev. Jacob Worley’s consecration in May 2017, after his being elected bishop of the Diocese of Caledonia, and his subsequent firing

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Wednesday
May302018

Ontario: Christian foster parents need not lie about Easter Bunny

Derek and Francis Baars (Photo: Courtesy Derek Baarsf)

(Staff)  AN ONTARIO COURT has ruled that Christian foster parents who refused to call the Easter Bunny real should not have had two foster girls removed from their care.

The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton considered promoting belief in the Easter Bunny

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Wednesday
May302018

Ontario: Man denied assisted life, offered death instead 

Roger Foley (Supplied Photo)

By Alex Schadenberg

A man who lives with cerebellar ataxia, a degenerative neurological condition that affects motor control, has launched a lawsuit naming the London Health Sciences Centre and the Southwest Regional Local Health Integration Network, stating that they are offering him assisted death (Medical Assistancein Dying or MAiD) but they are not willing to provide him with

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Wednesday
May302018

Alberta: Adoption ban reversed  

(Staff) THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT has reversed a decision which denied an evangelical Christian couple’s request to adopt a child because of their religious views on sexuality and gender identity.

The unnamed Edmonton couple, identified only as C.D. and N.D. in court documents, filed for a judicial review last year

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Wednesday
May302018

Legal challenge over summer jobs clause 

Barry Bussey (Photo: CCCC)

(Staff)  LAST YEAR the Canada Summer Jobs program distributed $204 million to create 69,000 jobs (roughly $3,000 per job) for young people, many of whom would use the money to finance their education in the fall. This year employers had to check a box on the application form affirming that their “core mandate” supports abortion as a human right and “sexual orientation, gender identity or

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