Reprinted with permission from the Nov/Dec issue of Faith Today. It’s a difficult report to read. Recently released by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, the British Columbia representative for children and youth, the report reviews 145 incidents of sexualized violence against 121 children and youth in care in B.C. These are children in foster or group homes.… Read More

By Don Hutchinson and guest blogger Rick Hiemstra, Director of Research, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) does not generally engage in the number crunching of the government budget process. Biblical principles inform us, and the EFC’s Centre for Faith and Public Life applies those principles to concepts for public… Read More

Yesterday, one-third of Canada’s Members of Parliament, from two of Canada’s national parties, unhesitatingly stood with pregnant Canadian women who choose to give birth to their unborn children. Still, Roxanne’s Law was defeated by a margin of 178-97. MP Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South) who introduced Bill C-510 is reported to have noted both his disappointment… Read More