Alberta court hears that children were taken out of school by “facilitators” to Gay-Straight conferences without parental knowledge

By Jonathon Van Maren This will come as no surprise to anyone, but as Alberta’s religious schools battle it out with the NDP government over Gay-Straight Alliance Clubs and the government’s demand that parents not be told of their children’s activities at schools, it turns out that the government is again lying to parents and…

Education Minister David Eggen renews his attack on religious schools over Gay-Straight alliance clubs

By Jonathon Van Maren Alberta Education Minister David Eggen has taken the next step in his war against religious schools that refuse to buckle and accept his ideology on sexuality: He has now stated definitively that the provincial government will be pulling funding from twenty-eight private schools by next fall if they stand firm in…

Alberta’s NDP says Christian school cannot state that God’s authority supersedes human authority

By Jonathon Van Maren Alberta’s NDP government has made the next move against religious schools in the province—and this time, they’ve dropped any pretence that their ongoing attacks on religious schools are anything short of crass bigotry. At the end of August, Education Minister David Eggen announced that funding would be pulled from Christian schools…

Christian couple did no wrong by not affirming existence of Easter bunny, rules judge

By Jonathon Van Maren Many of you probably heard the seems-like-it-can’t-be-true story of the Children’s Aid Society in Ontario removing two little girls—ages three and four—from the home of Christian foster parents because those parents would not tell the girls that the Easter bunny is real. Now Derek and Francis Baars, who have since relocated…