National media have been buzzing with word of three sex-trade workers pursuing a challenge under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms against Canada’s prostitution laws in an Ontario court. They are asking a judge to invalidate three Criminal Code provisions that make it illegal to run a bawdy house, to communicate for the purposes of… Read More


For some time now, the media has been noting an increased societal concern about the overwhelming amount of porn available and being distributed in Canada. At one point, while working as a law student, I had to do research on sentencing in Canada for child pornography. It was both an eye-opener and horrifying. Just reading… 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


Liberal MP Alan Tonks, York South – Weston,  stood in the House of Commons Wednesday evening to proclaim the Liberal Party’s opposition to Bill C-384, a proposed amendment to the Criminal Code, that would legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide. Tonks was speaking in the context of a motion presented by Conservative MP Harold Albrecht, Kitchener – Conestoga,… Read More


Great news! Last night, Bill C-268, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years) passed at Third Reading. It is now off to the Senate. MP Joy Smith, who introduced the bill stated the following in a press release, Today’s support for… Read More


The EFC has publicly endorsed Bill C-268, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentences involving trafficking of persons under the age of 18) that is currently before the House of Commons. The amended Bill C-268 was reported back to the House of Commons for Third Reading on June 9th. On September 15th, Bill C-268 was debated in Report Stage… Read More


Did you know that abortion is legal in Canada up until birth? Did you know that women can have partial birth abortions in this country? Did you know we have no laws whatsoever regulating this important medical procedure? Did you know that we are the only developed country in the world to have no law at all? If… Read More