Here’s hoping that Wednesday’s “Speech from the Throne” won’t feature the return of a Harper government bill that has been twice opposed by the EFC and by the broader Christian community. The Expanded Voting Opportunities Act has twice appeared in the House of Commons as a government bill and twice died with prorogation. Let’s hope… Read More

As civil society organizations, we unfortunately find ourselves often in a place of criticizing government for falling short of expectations or for failing to act, plan or respond. The all-too-frequent message to government leaders can frequently be whittled down to two simple words: do more. Just over two weeks ago, the nation of Haiti was… Read More

It has been a rush since the Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism published Canadian Evangelical Voting Trends by Region, 1996-2008, a paper I co-authored with Rick Hiemstra. Since the release of the paper we have seen interest expressed in the media, the blogosphere, the Evangelical community and, perhaps most significantly, the three national political… Read More