Muslim Numbers in Canada Rises

muslimvillage.com reports that in Canada fhe Muslim population nearly doubled during the decade to 1.05 million. Muslims now make up 3.2 percent of the population, up from 2.0 percent in 2001, according to a survey released this past week by Statistics Canada.

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POSTED 21 May 2013
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Canadians Rally to End Female Gendercide.

Thousands of Canadians took part in the annual March for Life on May 9 2013. The theme of the March was female gendercide, the practice occurring in Canada and Australia where girls are aborted because of societal preference for boys. According to WeNeedaLaw.ca about 20,000 people gathered on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Another 2000 attended the March in Victoria. Member of Parliament, Lawrence Toet told the crowds of pre-born human rights activists of the need to support grassroots movements, mentioning WeNeedaLAW.ca in particular. 

WeNeedaLAW.ca director, Mike Schouten said, “This is a global problem which needs to be addressed in Canada as well. It was great to see so many people taking a stand today!” For press release click here.  To watch Mike Schouten speech click here.

See Submissions/petitions to see related item on the Democratic Labor Party Senator John Madigan Bill. The Bill, the Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013  seeks to remove Medicare funding for gender-selective abortion.

See events for Perth Rally for Life details.

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POSTED 21 May 2013
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Children of Light funding call

THe Children of Light organisation, is calling for more regular donors to fund its projects in Sumba, Indonesia. Children of Light provides placement for school aged children in Christian homes or boarding houses where they receive Biblical Instruction and health assistance. For more details on the Children of Light and to donate click here. 

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POSTED 21 May 2013
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Canadian Sex Selection Abortion Motion Defeated

WeNeedaLaw.ca campaign director Mike Schouten reported that the Canadian House of Commons committee has decided that motion 408 (condemnin sex-selection abortion) may not proceed to a vote in the House. This comes after the Library of Parliament studied the motion and declared that it meets all the required criteria.

For article on the decision click here.

WeNeedaLaw.ca has created a simple mail link that people can use to let their politicians know what they think of the decision.

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POSTED 27 Mar 2013
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Geert Wilder Party Politician Becomes Islam Convert

The Muslim newsletter, Muslimvillage.com reports that Arnould van Doorn, a member of Geert Wilders’ PPV party has converted to Islam. It is unknown if he was a Christian previously. For story click here

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POSTED 8 Mar 2013
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Dutch Christian Union MPs investigate Swedish Model on Prostitution

“Dutch MPs are to consider outlawing paying for prostitutes as the Netherlands looks to deal with the rapidly growing problem of human trafficking,” reports the Amsterdam Herald (19 Feb). The Christian Union party is sending one of its MPs, Gert-Jan Segers in a fact finding trip to Sweden being led by the PvdA (Labor Party) and supported by the Deputy Prime Minister, Lodewijk Asscher.

See Amsterdam Herald story here and AD.nl story here. 

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POSTED 8 Mar 2013
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Canadian MPs investigation Call Into 491 babies left to Die

A number of Canadian MPs have sent a letter to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner, Bob Paulson, calling for an inquiry into possible breaches of the Criminal Code, relating to homicide. According to the Canadian Criminal Code, a child is considered to be a human being and a person after proceeding fully from the mother;’s womb. For letter and information from the ARPA Canada click here.

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POSTED 8 Feb 2013
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UK Parliament Passes Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Laws.

On Feb 6, 2013 the House of Commons pased a bill to allow homosexual ‘marriage’. For report on this by the 7.30 Report click here.

The Australian Christian Lobby warns that this demonstrates the need to be vigilant in Australia.

Action: The ACL asks people to contact Tony Abbott to ensure that he mains party discipline on this issue. 

Abbott contact details: 

  • Phone: (02) 6277 4022
  • Email: click here    
  • Twitter: @TonyAbbottMHR

For more from ACL click here. and here.

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POSTED 8 Feb 2013
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Declaration of HOPE in Canada

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition has launched the Declaration of HOPE to convince Canadian Political leaders that people want positive responses to difficult life conditions, not euthanasia or assisted suicide. To sign the Declaration of HOPE click here.

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POSTED 19 Jan 2013
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Euthanasia for children and dementia patients in Belgium

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition warns in its Jan 2013 Newsletter that a group of legislators in Belgium announced their intention to widen access to euthanasia. They will seek to extend euthanasia to children and to people with dementia or Alzheimers. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition is organising a meeting on Feb 18/19 in Europe to establish EPC in Europe.

Also in Belgium, on Dec 14, 2012 identical twins who were born deaf died by euthanasia at the Belgium University Hospital in Jette, even though they were not sick, they were not yet blind, and they had lived a productive life together. They died by lethal injection. For response by the EPC click here.

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POSTED 19 Jan 2013
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