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Anti-bullying too radical for Ontario religious right

303.1 Every board shall support pupils who want to establish and lead,(a) activities or organizations that promote gender equity;(b) activities or organizations that promote anti-racism;(c) activities or organizations that promote the awareness and understanding of, and respect for, people with disabilities; or(d) activities or organizations that promote the awareness and understanding of, and respect for, [...]

Bishops clear Development and Peace on Lifesite allegations

Dennis Gruending Canada’s bishops have rejected allegations that the Catholic aid agency Development and Peace (D_P) provides money to organizations or projects in Mexico that promote abortion. The bishops created D_P in 1967 to support projects in poor countries and to undertake development education in Canada and two bishops sit on D_P’s board. The string [...]

The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada

Terrible Depths The Religious Right, Stephen Harper and The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada Gary Goodyear’s suggestion that evolution was a theological issue of faith got several bloggers, including myself, interested in the growing influence of the religious right in Canadian politics. At the time of the comments, bloggers hit the roof. The issue [...]