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Standing Committee Votes To Retain S. 176 of Criminal Code

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Section 176.

For as long as Canada has had a criminal code it has been a crime to be violent towards religious officials or to disrupt a religious service. Those “crimes against religion” are contained in section 176 of the code, which makes it an offence to “unlawfully obstruct or prevent… a clergyman… More

Pioneers Canada: Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Submitted by Pioneers Canada In 1979 a middle-aged businessman with a military background felt the call of God on his life. It wasn’t completely clear, but his heart was focused on one ambition: “to preach the gospel where Christ was not known” (Romans 15:20). He had no formal theological training. He had… More