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G20: Rapture Outreach Tourism

By Alison. Dawg’s blog. 2010. Used by permission. All rights reserved Kady snagged this pic of the Inscribe the Bible.ca bus on Friday. It was parked outside Charles McVety’s Canada Christian College for the Karl Rove mini-G20 Faith and Business speech – which was all about giving the US Dems a “whupping” apparently. Inscribe the Bible Canada [...]

News Digest June 18, 2010

A week after Pentecostals and Charismatics held a  First Nations ‘Forgiven‘ event in Ottawa, it’s like it never happened. The site, blogs and twitter have been silent. There is no word participants are working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Kenny Blacksmith of Gathering Nations International and star of the Ottawa event was appointed to [...]

The Armageddon Factor and its critics

Dennis Gruending. 2010. Used by permission. All rights reserved I wrote in a recent post about Marci McDonald’s book The Armageddon Factor, which traces the growing political influence of Canada’s religious right. McDonald has clearly struck a nerve – two bodyguards accompanied her at a recent Calgary event to promote her book. Reviews and interviews with her [...]

Jason Kenney and Absolute Truths

“Jesus talked about faith as the leaven that raises up the whole loaf; the light from the mountain that illuminates the valley below … a treasure that one discovers through constant searching; a gift from a God who invites all especially the poor and sinners to a banquet of rich foods and fine wines. This [...]

Tom Warner Losing Control: Canada’s Social Conservatives in the Age of Rights

Marci McDonald is not the only journalist who has noticed and written about the Canadian religious right this year. Author Tom Warner who is published by Between the Lines has come out with Losing Control: Canada’s Social Conservatives in the Ages of Rights . Losing Control takes a hard, critical look at Canada’s social conservative (religiousright) movement [...]

Charles McVety and G-20.ca

Taxpayers are forking out 1 billion dollars to contain poltiicans during the G-8 and G-20 summits and The Conservative Party of Canada get’s cyber-squatted by Canada’s religious right. Whois: Domain name: g20.ca Domain status: EXIST Domain number: 2550364 Approval date: 2008/11/10 Renewal date: 2010/11/10 Updated date: 2009/11/13 via: Rick Mercer Update: The Galloping Beaver points [...]

It’s all Marci McDonald’s fault

Catholic and protestant reaction to political noise. The Catholic Register has a piece about Msgr. Fred Dolan, head of Opes Dei Canada. He is shocked that a couple of MP Opes Dei members were ‘outed’. Huh? He says he went to Ottawa as usual to ” to feed the spiritual needs of anyone who wanted [...]

The Armageddon Factor Who are Canada’s Christian Nationalists?

Steve Paikin of The Agenda and Marci McDonald, author of The Armageddon Factor The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada May 27, 2010