Monthly Archives: December 2017

CCCC Open Letter To Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Honourable Patty Hajdu Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Hajdu, The Canadian Council of Christian Charities is concerned about your recent policy change on the Canada Summer Jobs program.  It is troubling on a number of accounts including the fact… More

Legal Defence Fund Report 2017

Winston Churchill’s tenacity in the face of opposition intrigues me. As a leader in the fight against Hitler, Churchill made a speech in a radio broadcast held February 9, 1941. He needed more resources from the United States to carry on the fight for freedom, and while President Franklin D…. More

Bussey on Trudeau, Trinity Western and the war on religious dissent

This entry is part 2 of 27 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The Trudeau government recently announced that it will no longer permit religious charities to access the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program unless they conform to government ideology on social policy. The CSJ program provides students with opportunities to work at non-profits. However, the government’s view is that if a charity does… More

CCCC Is Concerned about the Administration of the Canada Summer Job’s Program for 2018

Elmira, ON – Canadian Council of Christian Charities is deeply concerned with government policy that would deny Christian Charities equal access to the Canada Summer Jobs program. The Canada Summer Jobs program, according to ,“provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees… More

Summer Jobs Program: Further Evidence of The Government of Canada’s Ideological Approach Toward Religious Charities

This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Last week it was revealed that the Government of Canada has decided to implement ideological screening on any group that requests funding for its Canada Summer Jobs program.  Only those non-profit groups that hold the same views as the government on matters of abortion and sexual moral norms will be… More

Bill 148: Amendments to Ontario’s Workplace Legislation Passed

Authored by Philip A.S. Milley, Associate Director Legal Affairs  On November 27, 2017, the Ontario Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 received Royal Assent, which will bring into force changes to Ontario’s workplace legislation, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 SO 2000 c 41 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 SO 1995… More