Archive for category Human Dignity / Right to Life

Canada accuses Russia of persecuting Christians and Muslims

Posted by on Sunday, 5 October, 2014

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/10/05/canadas-religious-freedom-ambassador-accuses-russia-of-kidnapping-christians-in-ukraine/


Political tactics questioned in introduction of new refugee bill

Posted by on Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

http://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2014/09/14/bill_tabled_to_ban_refugees_from_social_assistance.html


Olivia Chow proposes nutrition program for student; funds would come from an increase to land transfer tax for homes over $2 million

Posted by on Friday, 12 September, 2014

CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/chow-floats-land-transfer-tax-boost-to-fund-school-nutrition-1.2753175

CTV News: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/olivia-chow-vows-to-increase-land-transfer-tax-on-luxury-homes-1.1988059#

Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/chow-says-she-would-boost-land-transfer-tax-on-expensive-homes/article20301364/

Inside Toronto: http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/4820078-chow-pushes-post-labour-day-campaign-in-progressive-direction/

National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/09/02/olivia-chow-promises-to-pay-for-nutrition-programs-and-bus-services-by-raising-land-transfer-tax-for-homes-over-2m/

Now Toronto: http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=199424

Oye! Times: http://www.oyetimes.com/news/canada/69922-chow-to-boost-land-transfer-tax-to-pay-for-transit-school-nutrition

Toronto Sun: http://www.torontosun.com/2014/09/02/olivia-chow-proposes-to-raise-land-transfer-tax

Torontoist: http://torontoist.com/2014/09/olivia-chow-proposes-land-transfer-tax-hike-expanded-nutritional-programs-for-kids/


Toronto City Council approves relocation of Cornerstone Place, men’s homeless shelter; Mayor Rob Ford and Councillors Doug Ford and Josh Colle vote against

Posted by on Wednesday, 10 September, 2014

CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/cornerstone-place-shelter-moving-to-vaughan-road-1.2748741

Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/council-oks-controversial-oakwood-location-for-cornerstone-shelter/article20229232/

Inside Toronto: http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/4801267-cornerstone-shelter-relocation-to-oakwood-vaughan-site-approved-by-council/

Now Toronto: http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=199408

Toronto Sun: http://www.torontosun.com/2014/08/27/council-meeting-dozens-of-items-still-on-agenda


New CRA audit team targets charities

Posted by on Monday, 11 August, 2014

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/08/10/foreignaid_charities_join_together_to_challenge_canada_revenue_agency_audits.html


Toronto Archbishop Collins calls for aid for Iraqi Christians

Posted by on Friday, 8 August, 2014

http://archdioceseoftoronto.blogspot.ca/2014/08/cardinal-collins-canada-can-do-more-to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+blogspot/VHnXx+(Archdiocese+of+Toronto+Blog)


Adequacy of Ontario Migrant-Worker bill questioned

Posted by on Monday, 14 July, 2014

http://www.catholicregister.org/home/canada/item/18067-well-intentioned-bills-on-migrant-workers-don-t-go-far-enough


Praise for Canada court decision striking down ban on refugee healthcare

Posted by on Saturday, 5 July, 2014

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2014/07/04/federal_court_rightly_strikes_down_harpers_refugee_healthcare_cuts_editorial.html


Canada and other rich nations shun refugees

Posted by on Wednesday, 2 July, 2014

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/07/01/canadas_generosity_to_refugees_an_outdated_myth_goar.html


The cost of not housing the homeless

Posted by on Wednesday, 2 July, 2014

http://www.thegridto.com/blog-post/the-cost-of-not-housing-the-homeless/