Anglican Church facing the threat of extinction in Canada

From M. The Globe and Mail The Anglican Church in Canada – once as powerful in the nation's secular life as it was in its soul – may be only a generation away from extinction, says a just-published assessment of the church's future. The report, prepared for the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia, calls Canada a post-Christian society in which Anglicanism is declining faster than any other denomination. It says the church has been “moved to Continue Reading

Canada Stands With Israel: “An Attack on Israel is an Attack on Canada”

From Israel National News An Iranian attack on Israel would be considered an attack on Canada, according to Peter Kent, Canada's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Americas and a legislator from an Ontario community with a large Jewish population. He told Shalomlife.com, “Canada has been concerned for some time not only about brutal repression of civil rights in Iran but also about the nuclear adventurism and the proclaimed quest of Continue Reading

Legislating Immorality – Quebec Government Looks To Eliminate Belief that Homosexuality Is Immoral

From WND Opponents of "hate crimes" legislation, who have frequently pointed to Canada as an example of how such laws are used to increasingly suppress moral objections to homosexuality, now have more fuel for their fire in the form of the "Quebec Policy Against Homophobia." The policy, released last month by Quebec's Minister of Justice and Attorney General Kathleen Weil, assigns the government the task of eliminating all forms of Continue Reading

Canada cuts funding to anti-Israel groups

From YNet News The Canadian government has recently decided to cut back or entirely withdraw the funding to organizations that encourage a boycott of Israel or Israeli products, including pro-Palestinian and Christian groups. One such organization is the Kairos welfare agency, which lost $7 million – half of its annual budget. Kairos is a social apparatus serving 11 Catholic and Protestant groups and churches promoting the "liberation Continue Reading

17,000 Attend Islamic Revival Conference in Toronto

From Network National Post Shoeb Khan kneeled in the foyer of Toronto’s downtown convention centre Friday morning as he rifled through a package of flyers and booklets he had just been handed. The 23-year-old Muslim student shoveled papers advertising Muslim clothing and products to the side before grabbing from a plastic bag a thick program guide outlining a weekend-long convention of the Muslim faith in Western Society. Attending Continue Reading

Landmark Religious Freedom Case – Evangelicals in Canada Fight to Preserve Hiring Policy

From Christian Post The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada began on Tuesday defending in court the rights of religious organizations to hire people based on their religious beliefs. In the landmark religious freedom case Heintz v. Christian Horizons, the Superior Court of Ontario will consider whether to uphold an earlier ruling that a faith-based organization involved in social work cannot require an employee to share its same religious Continue Reading

Pastor Acquitted of Hate Crime Charge in Canada

From Christian Post A Canadian judge last week exonerated a former pastor who was charged of committing a hate crime for sending a letter to a local newspaper criticizing homosexuality. Judge E.C. Wilson overturned a 2008 ruling by the Alberta Human Rights Commission that ordered former Alberta pastor Stephen Boissoin to stop all public criticisms of homosexuality and to pay the plaintiff $5,000 in damages, according to The Canadian Continue Reading

Canada’s National Newspaper calls for Worldwide One Child Policy

From Financial Post The "inconvenient truth" overhanging the UN's Copenhagen conference is not that the climate is warming or cooling, but that humans are overpopulating the world. A planetary law, such as China's one-child policy, is the only way to reverse the disastrous global birthrate currently, which is one million births every four days. The world's other species, vegetation, resources, oceans, arable land, water supplies and Continue Reading

Xerox develops electronic ink that could be used for wearable electronics

From Digital Venture Beat Xerox researchers have invented a kind of ink that can conduct electricity and be used to put electronic circuits on top of plastics, film, and textiles. That means in the coming years we’ll be able to wear or bend our electronics. You could even print out your electronic gadget on plastic sheets, as if you were printing a document. Silicon chips have long been too expensive or heavy to use in devices that are Continue Reading

In Canada, church clings to relevancy as congregations dwindle

From National Post For 41 years, the Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes church was like a second home to George Laplante. The Catholic church, which dates to 1873, was his spiritual foundation; the congregation, an extended family. Now, Mr. Laplante, 68, is facing a harsh truth. "It is sad, it is too bad, but that's the reality of life," he says of news that his Ottawa church will close by the end of this year. "The parishioners who go there cannot Continue Reading