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Manitoba Public Insurance refuses to reinstate Star Trek – themed licence plate, necessitating court action

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases | 0 comments

Manitoba Public Insurance refuses to reinstate Star Trek – themed licence plate, necessitating court action

WINNIPEG: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) has confirmed it will proceed to file a court application against Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), after MPI refused to reinstate the personalized Star Trek-themed licence plate of Manitoba resident Nicholas Troller. Mr. Troller, an enthusiast of the Star Trek TV series, applied and paid the required fee to receive the personalized licence plate “ASIMIL8” in 2015.  Without objection or hesitation, MPI approved his application and issued the plate.  Mr. Troller...

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Carpay: CBC smear job reveals anti-Christian bias

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates | 0 comments

On June 29, 2017, the Battle River School Division (BRSD) in Camrose, Alberta, informed Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) that the school will no longer continue as an alternative program within the public school system, effective July 2018. The dispute arose from a BRSD demand, confirmed in a May 27 email from BRSD chair Laurie Skori, that CCA not read or study “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals.” Since 2009, CCA has served as one of Alberta’s many alternative programs within the public...

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After agreeing not to censor the Bible, Alberta school board terminates agreement with Christian school

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

After agreeing not to censor the Bible, Alberta school board terminates agreement with Christian school

CAMROSE, AB: The Battle River School Division (BRSD) in Camrose has decided to terminate its agreement with the Cornerstone Christian Academy Society (CCA), after BRSD tried unsuccessfully to impose a confidentiality agreement on the Society.  This June 29 decision came just days after BRSD and CCA developed a joint statement in which BRSD agreed to not censor the use of the Bible at CCA. On May 27, 2017, the BRSD confirmed its directive to CCA that “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals should...

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Edmonton Northlands denies K-Days booth to pro-life group after 15 years of inclusion

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases | 0 comments

EDMONTON: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) has made a formal request for Edmonton Northlands to reconsider its refusal to permit Edmonton Pro-Life (EPL) to have a booth at the 2017 K-Days festival, which takes place this year from July 21 – July 30. EPL has had a booth at K-Days for over 15 consecutive years, and never had difficulty registering.  On January 6, 2017, a Northlands “Exhibit Sales Specialist” informed EPL that EPL would no longer be permitted to have a booth at K-Days.  Northlands...

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Carpay: School Boards have no right to censor sacred texts

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates | 0 comments

Carpay: School Boards have no right to censor sacred texts

Should Alberta’s religious schools be required to censor their own sacred texts, in order to conform with current popular beliefs and fashions? On May 27, the Battle River School Division, based in Camrose, ordered Cornerstone Christian Academy to refrain from reading or studying “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals.”  Board Chairman Laurie Skori claimed that human rights legislation prevents religious schools from teaching what a child, or a parent, might find “offensive.” In making this...

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Physician’s conscience should trump patient demands, argues Justice Centre

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases | 0 comments

TORONTO: The Justice Centre will intervene at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Tuesday June 13 through June 15, in support of the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada (“CMDS”) Application against the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (the “CPSO”) in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The CPSO has adopted policies that require doctors to assist patients who want to commit suicide, and other medical services such as abortion, even if those services conflict with a doctor’s conscience or religious...

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Alberta School Board censors Bible verses: meeting Thursday June 15

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases | 0 comments

CAMROSE, ALBERTA: The Battle River School Division (BRSD) based in Camrose has ordered Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) to refrain from reading or studying “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals.” The school board trustees meet this Thursday June 15 in Camrose (5402 48A Ave), starting at 9:00 a.m.  In the afternoon, trustees will consider finalizing their decision to demand that this Christian school refrain from teaching Bible verses that trustees or others might consider “offensive”. In...

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RELEASE: University of Alberta in court to defend mob censorship, June 8 and 9

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

RELEASE: University of Alberta in court to defend mob censorship, June 8 and 9

Edmonton: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) will appear before the Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton today and tomorrow on behalf of Amberlee Nicol, Cameron Wilson, and the student club UAlberta Pro-Life.  Their court application challenges the University of Alberta decision to impose a $17,500 “security fee” as a condition for the campus club to set up a stationary display on campus.  This court application, UAlberta Pro-Life v. University of Alberta, also challenges the University’s decision to condone...

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Star Trek “ASIMIL8” licence plate may trigger court action against Manitoba government

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases | 0 comments

WINNIPEG: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) today announced it has written a demand letter to Manitoba Public Insurance (“MPI”), which took away the Star Trek-themed personalized licence plate of Nicholas Troller based on accusations of it being “offensive”. Mr. Troller, an enthusiast of the Star Trek TV series, applied and paid the required fee to receive the personalized licence plate “ASIMIL8” in 2015. MPI approved his application and issued the plate. Mr. Troller installed the plate on his family vehicle,...

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Carpay: Catholicism seems to trouble Education Minister Eggen more than kids being exposed to pornography

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates | 0 comments

Carpay: Catholicism seems to trouble Education Minister Eggen more than kids being exposed to pornography

Alberta’s Education Minister David Eggen claims to be “deeply concerned” about a pro-life presentation made in a Catholic school in Red Deer, which mentioned both abortion and the Holocaust. Yet Eggen does not seem to be deeply troubled by the sexually graphic material that was provided to K-12 children on his government-funded Alberta GSA Network website, developed by the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (ISMSS) under the direction of his friend Kris Wells. Wells is the professional activist and propagandist who heads...

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