Tag Archives: religious freedom

Lie, or Lose Your Children

If you’re a parent, last weekend’s Easter celebrations likely included some coloured eggs and perhaps a chocolate bunny or two. Maybe your family replaced sugary treats with a scavenger hunt and some fun crafts. Or perhaps egg-painting inspired you to learn about different cultures (such as Ukrainian pysanky art) or… More

Bussey Op-Ed: Keep your money. Our religious conscience is worth far more.

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Here is an excerpt of Barry’s recent National Post Op-Ed: Three young prisoners of war stood defiantly in the desert. They knew the consequences: they could literally feel the heat already. But when the music played, they refused to kneel. Their faith was even more precious than the golden statue… More

Canada Summer Jobs Motion is Defeated But The Issue Remains Very Much Alive

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Far from being a “kerfuffle,” the opposition from faith-based and other groups to the Canada Summer Jobs has become a real headache for the Government of Canada. On March 19, 2018, the government was required to vote on the Opposition’s motion to allow all applicants to apply without having to… More

Parliament to Vote on March 19 on the Canada Summer Jobs Program

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The Opposition Conservatives surprised many today by using their Opposition Motion in the House of Commons to address the Canada Summer Jobs issue. The federal government has struggled to keep this controversy under wraps. But the story will not die. There is too much at stake, as I explained in… More

What the fuss about ticking a box on the Canada Summer Jobs application is about

This entry is part 13 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

When the success of your government grant application depends on agreeing with a government opinion, then there is bound to be a fuss. Canada is a democracy and Liberal democrats, by definition, do not take government-imposed opinions lightly. The Canada Summer Jobs is a government program that funds non-profits, small… More

CCCC’s Response To Government’s Supplementary Information on CSJ

This entry is part 7 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

​Minister Patty Hajdu called CCCC last evening to inform us of the rationale behind the attestation requirement of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program.  We were given an opportunity to express our views.  The Minister then said she would take the information to her staff and see what to… More

Important Notice about the Canada Summer Jobs Program

This entry is part 4 of 19 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Attn.: Christian Charities in Canada If you have received funding in the past but in 2018 it is denied because of your refusal to accept the government’s attestation, please email (mail@cccc.org) or call (519-669-5137) us at the CCCC office as to the next steps. Please keep us informed as to… More