CBC columnist warns Trudeau that “poking the anti-abortion bear” is dangerous

By Jonathon Van Maren Trudeau and the abortion activists who triggered the whole Canada Summer Jobs “kerfuffle” may think that they’re out the woods, as the initial wave of condemnations from every quarter have slowed, and there is now just a steady trickle of stories detailing various churches, non-profits, and even municipalities which have been…

Over 80 religious leaders sign statement condemning Trudeau’s abortion attestation as backlash grows

By Jonathon Van Maren At a press conference earlier this afternoon, religious leaders came forward to demand that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals either scrap or change the new abortion attestation, in spite of sloppy attempts by the Employment Minister Patty Hajdu to clarify the attestation and assure faith groups that they could check the box and…

The backlash against Trudeau’s “abortion attestation” for the Canada Summer Jobs Program goes international

By Jonathon Van Maren Justin Trudeau’s decision to insert an “abortion clause” into the application process for the Canada Summer Jobs Program has resulted in what the prime minister has called a “kerfuffle,” and the backlash to his decision is continuing to dog the Liberals. The BBC reported on the story to explain why it…

Religious groups meet in Toronto to discuss response to Justin Trudeau’s ideological purity test

By Jonathon Van Maren While Justin Trudeau may hope the “kerfuffle” over his government’s decision to insert an “attestation” requirement demanding that applicant groups indicate their support for abortion into the Canada Summer Jobs application process will soon die down, the backlash may only continue to grow. Considering how many people showed up today at…

Here’s just a few organizations impacted by Trudeau’s new ideological purity test

By Jonathon Van Maren On the way to work today, I listened to Annamaria Tremonte of CBC’s The Current grill Trudeau’s employment minister, Patricia Hadju, on her government’s recent decision to insert an attestation of support for abortion into the Canada Summer Jobs grant application process. Tremonte pointed out that many organizations, including those who…

Canada’s most vulnerable people pay the price for Trudeau’s ideological demands

By Jonathon Van Maren The backlash against the new Liberal requirement that organizations sign off on an “attestation” of support for abortion in order to get funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program continues, with the latest developments being covered by Licia Corbella in the Calgary Herald: Stephen Wile, CEO of the Christian aid organization The…