OTTAWA – Liberal MP Scott Simms defied his party and voted against the government as a Conservative motion to drop the Canada Summer Jobs attestation requirement was defeated March 19 in a packed House of Commons.

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OTTAWA – Neither the government nor parishes and charities are backing down from their positions on the new Canada Summer Jobs policy, which has left many organizations scrambling to find alternative funding.
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OTTAWA – Legal action is not off the table for charities and groups that have asked the government for accommodation of their Charter rights in the Canada Summer Jobs controversy.

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We live in a country where we are told what to believe, we are pressured to conform, and our religious freedoms are gradually being taken away.

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Catholic agencies that alter the controversial reproductive rights attestation on the Canada Summer Jobs application will be denied grant money, according to a government spokesperson.
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TORONTO – Eighty-seven religious leaders, including Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins, have called on the Canadian government to strike down a new policy that forces organizations seeking summer jobs grants to accept the pro abortion and gender policies of the Liberal Party.
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Changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program that for all intents blacklist employers who oppose abortion and gender theory are outrageous, discriminatory and, surely, unconstitutional.

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OTTAWA – Despite escalating opposition from a growing array of charities and faith groups, the Liberal government is not backing down on demands that Canada Summer Jobs applicants sign a pro-abortion attestation.

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Canada’s charities are weighing their response to the Canada Summer Jobs policy change that requires an attestation their organization’s core mandate supports abortion.

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Canada’s Catholic bishops say the government’s new Canada Summer Jobs policy infringes on freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

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OTTAWA – Faith-based groups and pro-life organizations are mobilizing to fight a new federal government policy to only give summer job grants to employers who endorse abortion.
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Canada’s former ambassador for religious freedom sees recent punitive changes to Ottawa’s Canada Summer Jobs program as the epitome of anti-faith hostility.

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I am looking forward to my next visit to Holy Family Church on King Street West in Toronto. It was my home for two years in the 1990s when I was a student at St. Philip’s Seminary, which is attached to the parish.

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