A homosexual group calling itself “Angry Queers” claimed responsibility for smashing nine windows in a church in Portland, Oregon. The damage is estimated to be several thousand dollars. The vandals sent an e-mail laced with obscenities to local television station KOIN-TV stating that the church is anti-gay and anti-woman, adding, “We hope this small act […]
On February 22, the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) released a report called “Finding fault with no-fault divorce.” Changes in Canadian law in 1968 and 1985 created “no-fault divorce” in the hope that it would reduce the acrimony involved in divorce and make people happier. However, the study says that the changes have increased […]
On February 21, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada released a resource entitled Abortion Polls in Canada: A Compilation by Topic of Opinion Polling in Canada from 2007-2012. This resource is intended to assist pro-life activists with the drafting of articles, columns and blogs, as well as prepare for interviews and debates. The resource is available […]
Pope Benedict XVI officially announced February 18 that Kateri Tekakwitha will be declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church in October. She is the first North American aboriginal to be named a saint. Known as “the Lily of the Mohawks,” she was born in 1656 in New York State. Persecuted for her Catholic faith, […]
Several years ago, Dr. Love (Bobby O’Neal) of Mission, BC, created the board game Synchrohearts to help couples communicate and strengthen their relationships. O’Neal has promoted his game on the CBC TV program Dragon’s Den, among other places. He has now adapted the game as the Synchrohearts Love App, which couples can play on their […]
In mid-February vandals spraypainted an obscene reference to Boston Bruins hockey player Milan Lucic and the misspelled slogan “Go Canuks Go” on the wall of St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church in Burnaby, BC. Lucic’s family attend the church, and Lucic brought the Stanley Cup there in the summer after the Bruins defeated the Vancouver […]
Hall of Fame baseball catcher Gary Carter passed away February 16 due to brain tumours at the age of 57. Carter played for 21 seasons, including 12 for the Montreal Expos, and won a World Series with the New York Mets. Carter was also known as a committed Christian. He established the Gary Carter Foundation […]
Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, was one of 22 men appointed as cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on February 18. He is the fourth cardinal in the history of the Archdiocese of Toronto and the 16th cardinal in the history of the Catholic Church in Canada. Canada now has three cardinals; the others are […]
In partnership with Attawapiskat First Nation and Mushkegowuk Council, Mennonite Central Committee Ontario has received an invitation to continue work on housing in the community of Attawapiskat First Nation, on the shores of James Bay.
The Minister of Advanced Education, Naomi Yamamoto, made a visit to Trinity Western University on December 15, 2011, along with the Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Mary Polak, MLA Langley, and Marc Dalton, MLA Maple Ridge – Mission.