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Canada: BC government threatens to withdraw all funding from a facility that won't euthanize patients

"Hospice is not about making people dead. Rather, it seeks to help terminally ill patients live well through intensive medical, spiritual, psychological, and social treatments to alleviate the pain and emotional suffering ....Don’t tell that to the provincial government of British Columbia." - National Review

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Canadian Church of Atheism denied charitable status after court finds it's not a religion

"The Court of Appeal upheld the refusal by the minister of national revenue to register the Church of Atheism of Central Canada as a charity, even though it claimed to have a minister and sacred text called the 'Ten Commandments of Energy,' where they practiced their 'doctrine of mainstream science.' The court said the organization failed to demonstrate the necessary elements of a belief system." - Fox

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Anglican Church of Canada may remove prayer for the conversion of the Jews from official liturgy

"The Right Reverend Bruce Myers, Anglican Bishop of Quebec who introduced the motion at General Synod, explained to The Christian Post in an interview on Thursday that the prayer was created by the Prayer Book Society of Canada with input from the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus." - Christian Post

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Cineplex Chief Tells Protesters Against Pro-Life Film ‘Unplanned’: We're Running It

"While people threatened to boycott the Cineplex movie theaters in Canada because the pro-life film 'Unplanned' was going to show there, the CEO of the Cineplex chain, Ellis Jacob, instead of backing down, issued a letter stating the chain would not capitulate" - Daily Wire

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Quebec's 'secularism police' bill unites Muslim, Christians, and more

"On Sunday, Quebec's legislature passed a bill prohibiting government employees, including teachers and police officers, from wearing religious clothing or accessories. The bill passed with an overwhelming 73 to 35 vote and a court challenge has already been filed." - W. Examiner

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Proposal to ban many public employees from wearing religious symbols fuels fiery debate in Quebec

The measure "would prohibit civil servants, teachers, nurses, bus drivers, lawyers and other people who interact with the public from wearing religious symbols while at work. It would apply to Sikh turbans, Christian jewelry and Jewish kippahs, but the focus of the controversy has been over hijabs worn by many Muslim women in Quebec." - Fox

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