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29 Jan 2009 Statement Regarding the ECP Centre

Recognizing a similar Christian grounding, ARPA Canada and the ECP Centre met recently to promote better understanding and communication between the two organizations. Both organizations are grateful that our unique missions and perspectives can complement each other and serve to further the application of the Christian faith to public life in Canada.
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29 Jan 2009 Another HRC Complaint

Lesbians File Human Rights Complaint against Canadian PhysicianBy Thaddeus M. Baklinski WINNIPEG, Manitoba, January 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Two lesbians, who are legally "married" in Canada, have filed a complaint against Dr. Kamelia Elias with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, alleging she discriminated against them for suggesting they find a physician who has experience with homosexuals.
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29 Jan 2009 Press Release from MP Joy Smith

Action Item: Please ask your MP to support this bill. Simply send them an email or make a phone call so that they are aware of this effort by Joy Smith and that they realize that there is community support for it. MP Joy Smith to introduce PMB today on human traffickingOttawa, ON:  Today, Conservative Member of Parliament Joy Smith will introduce a Private Members’ Bill to crack down on child trafficking. The bill, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen), will amend the criminal code to include a minimum prison term of five years for cases where the trafficked victims were under the age of eighteen. “It is important to remember that we are talking about the sexual abuse, rape, and exploitation of our children,” emphasized MP Smith. “We must make it clear that Canada will not tolerate the trafficking of its children and that is why I have proposed a five year mandatory minimum sentence for trafficking of minors.”
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27 Jan 2009 Human Rights Commission ‘Dismisses’ hate charges against CHP Canada

ARPA Note: Read Ron Gray's comments on this at No Apologies by clicking here. OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2009 - The Christian Heritage Party of Canada and the CHP's former leader have been notified by the Canadian Human Rights Commission that allegations of 'hate' by an Edmonton man against the Party, one of its Electoral District Associations and former leader Ron Gray have been dismissed.The CHRC dismissed the three complaints because "the content and context of the material which forms the basis of the complaint is not likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt based on sexual orientation," says the letter from Lucie Veillette, secretary of the Commission, to Ron Gray. "Accordingly, the file on this matter is now closed."
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23 Jan 2009 Postal workers banned from uttering traditional blessing

Canadian Press, January 23, 2009: A tradition of more than 25 years for some mail carriers as they left the office to begin their routes in this eastern Ontario city was to say "Merci Seigneur pour la belle journee." But the phrase, which translates to "Thank you Lord for the beautiful day," has been banned at the Cornwall office by Canada Post management following a human rights complaint. [Keep reading this story here.]...

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23 Jan 2009 Same-sex “Marriage” Used as Defense in Canadian Polygamy Case

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski CRESTON, British Columbia, January 22, 2009 (LifeSIteNews.com) - Canada's same-sex "marriage" law is being used as justification for polygamy by defense lawyers in the case of Winston Blackmore, 52, and James Oler, 44. The pair are leaders of the controversial polygamous sect in Bountiful, near Creston, British Columbia, and are accused of being married to more than one woman at a time.
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