Tag Archives: religion

COVID-19: A Call to Include Religious Organizations in Re-Opening Plan

This entry is part 22 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Provinces across Canada are beginning to ease restrictions, lift lockdowns and take steps to restore economic, social and public activities. CCCC, Christian Legal Fellowship and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, have written a joint letter to Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, calling for religious organizations to be part of that province’s… More

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