Monthly Archives: June 2010

Open communion? Not in Victoria, surely!

Open Communion: not in Victoria, surely! By Steve Weatherbe The Anglican Diocese of British Columbia, which covers Vancouver Island, has a development officer who recently called for the church to become more like evangelicals in style but not substance. This … Continue reading

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HST and a Third Party

Today’s column by Les Leyne in the Times Colonist is worth reading to the end. It’s here http://www.timescolonist.com/news/todays-paper/Vander+Zalm+might+outsmart/3214799/story.html It speculates that the anti-HST drive led by former premier Bill Vander Zalm will morph into a third party. The Zalm has … Continue reading

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Loyola decision and differences between Quebec and B.C..

By Steve Weatherbe I interviewed a McGill University professor, Douglas Farrow, about the Loyola case at length and base most of this blog on his comments. He was an expert witness for the school, and he told me the lawyers … Continue reading

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More on Quebec court’s decision in religious and education rights case

Here is a report to the court submitted on Loyola’s behalf by a McGill religious studies prof, Douglas farrow, which brilliantly, I believe, analyses the thinking behind the provincial government’s action and the reasons why it violates the Quebec and … Continue reading

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Quebec’s totalitarian relativism

In Quebec, religious truth is a matter of opinion By Steve Weatherbe What a welcome decision that is: the recent and categorical denunciation of the Quebec government by a judge there, in stopping the provincial education ministry from forcing a … Continue reading

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The mission of our armed forces

By Steve Weatherbe Because I am not yet fully “into” my role as blogger, I didn’t clip the recent eastern columnist complaining that, after Canada pulls out of Afghanistan next year, our armed forces will not have a mission. So … Continue reading

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Honour Killings and Islam

By Steve Weatherbe The recent conviction of a Toronto Muslim,Waqaz Parvez, for his sister’s murder generated an interesting op-ed piece in the National Post today, A Parting Insult to Aqsa Parvez. which you can find at this http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/parting+insult…Parvez/…/story.html. The insult … Continue reading

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