Series: Canada Summer Jobs

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

This entry is part 15 of 21 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

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

This entry is part 16 of 21 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

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

This entry is part 17 of 21 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

Minister Hajdu Says No to Changes This Year

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The Hon. Patty Hajdu, Canadian Minister of Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, has announced that the government is not going to back down on the attestation requirement for the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application process. In a Huffington Post article, she was quoted as saying that the requirement… More

Minister Hajdu Says No to Changes This Year

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The Hon. Patty Hajdu, Canadian Minister of Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, has announced that the government is not going to back down on the attestation requirement for the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application process. In a Huffington Post article, she was quoted as saying that the requirement had… More

Canada Summer Job Program Heats Up in Time For Summer

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Sunscreen and splash toys, bug spray and BBQs remind us that summertime is fast approaching. But for some, the rising temperatures are part of a controversy that, for good reason, simply won’t melt away. The Canada Summer Jobs issue shows no signs of cooling down. It continues to garner press… More

We Need Your Financial Help to Support Litigation Against the Government of Canada’s Violation of Freedom

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Dear friend, Help us defend freedom in Canada. New ideological requirements for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program are a violation of conscience and an abuse of the Charter. The rights of everyone are at stake. We are taking a legal stand against the government’s unlawful discrimination, and we need… More