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13 Mar 2018 Vandals attempt to shut down the abortion debate at U-Vic

Baars' vs CAS: Remember the case where Christian foster parents wouldn't tell children about the Easter bunny? A major court victory for Christian foster parents. Violating the Bubble Zone: The first arrest has been made under Ontario's bubble zone legislation. We speak to the protestor involved. UPDATE: We received news that Mr. Winter has passed away. Read more here. Opposition motion takes on the Canada Summer Jobs Attestation: There’s a big push to support a new motion in Parliament on the Summer Jobs program....

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LN feature: Vandals attempt to shut down the abortion debate at U-Vic

06 Mar 2018 ARPA is having an impact around the world

The work of ARPA Canada is starting to attract some international interest from Reformed Christians in other countries; specifically New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa. This week, a special full edition interview on Lighthouse News, in which we speak with Rev. William den Hollander, a long-time ARPA board member, from his temporary home in Pretoria, South Africa....

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LN feature: ARPA is having an impact around the world

27 Feb 2018 Manitoba Court of Appeal: Christian Marriage Commissioners Must Solemnize LGBT Weddings

News: God and Government testimonial: We speak to a past participant in ARPA’s God and Government conference, who gives some reasons for you to go to this year’s event. Who’s teaching the teachers? The Alberta Teacher’s Association brings in a controversial sex-ed proponent as a keynote speaker for its Calgary teachers’ convention. ARPA attracting international attention: Reformed Christians from other countries – notably New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa – are starting to take note of the work of ARPA Canada....

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LN feature: Manitoba Court of Appeal: Christian Marriage Commissioners Must Solemnize LGBT Weddings

20 Feb 2018 Opposing Fraser Health’s mandate on assisted suicide in BC

News: Must doctors facilitate euthanasia? Appeal to Ontario’s highest court: The papers have been filed for an appeal of a court decision on doctors' conscience rights in Ontario Canadian government sued over Summer Jobs Program: The so-called "attestation" requirement for the Canada Summer Jobs program could now be subject to two court challenges Parental advocate, mother of four joins PC leadership race: Parental rights advocate jumps into the race to replace Patrick Brown as leader of the PC Party of Ontario...

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LN feature: Opposing Fraser Health's mandate on assisted suicide in BC

23 Jan 2018 God and Government: Apply now!

News:  Canada Summer Jobs Program:  Canada’s largest abortion rights group is urging the federal government to back down on that controversial attestation in the Canada Summer Jobs program application. Morgentaler anniversary:  WeNeedaLaw gets ready to mark a major milestone in Canadian jurisprudence. We will be posting more on this story later this week. Bibles and Letters:  And a final look back at two major ARPA projects from 2017. You can read more on these projects here and here....

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LN feature - God and Government: Apply now!

Al Siebring has spent more than 35 years in the media business, primarily at local radio stations in Western Canada. Over the years, he’s also done some freelance work for CBS Radio in New York and the CNN Radio network, and has had print material published in newspapers and magazines as varied as the National Post, “Western Report” magazine, various local newspapers in communities where he’s lived, and a variety of church-related publications including “Christian Renewal” and “Clarion.”
Al also spent almost two years working with the now-defunct ECP Centre, writing, producing, and hosting their daily “No Apologies” podcast.