House of Commons spring session did not end on a high

The 42nd Parliament of Canada concludes in October with the 2019 election. However, the spring session of the House of Commons wrapped up last week. We did not end on a high. In spite of opposition from premiers, communities, and business from right across Canada, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals ... Read More

Tiny Taiwan Stands Up to Anti-Faith Tyranny

By Susan Korah | Convivium George Leslie Mackay, the legendary Scottish-Canadian missionary who introduced Christianity to Taiwan and founded the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan in the 19th century, would be proud. The East Asian country, 180 kilometres off the south-eastern coast of mainland ... Read More

Bill C-69 worst legislation passed in decades

Bill C-69 has been a disaster from the minute Justin Trudeau and Gerald Butts introduced it. Butts is long gone but the nasty influence of this bill continues. Now it has become law –the worst piece of legislation passed by Parliament in decades. This is a bill that is going to drive wedges ... Read More

An honour to serve

Our Parliamentary session is coming to an end. While our job as MPs continues until the election in October, it’s a strange thing to be facing the end of my time in the House of Commons after 19 years. Last week, I did my farewell speech in the House. I talked about what a great […] Read More

Medical personnel, Canadians embrace C-418

Sometimes in politics, we find a topic that really catches the public’s attention in a positive way. I have put forward a Private Members Bill that would provide conscience protection for medical personnel. Bill C-418 would make it an offence to intimidate a medical practitioner or to ... Read More

Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act debated at Second Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Yesterday in the House of Commons, David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands, began debate on his Private Member’s Bill, C-418: the Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act. “I believe it is time to stand up for the fundamental ... Read More

Op-ed – In defence of conscience rights: Bill C-418

The debate around individual rights in Canada is complicated and emotionally-charged. I can think of no better example than the discussion in recent months around the sanctity of conscience rights, particularly those of medical professionals. Conscience forms the basis of a medical ... Read More

Liberals hold secret dedication of Afghanistan memorial

Canadians take pride in the heroism of our soldiers. For well over a century, Canadian troops have conducted themselves with incredible courage and bravery, unafraid to defend freedom. And Canadians have, with great respect, honoured the sacrifices that have been made. Always we have lifted ... Read More

Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act: Sign e-Petition 2199

CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION An e-petition in support of my bill, the Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act, is now open for signature. The petition underlines that my bill aims to protect the fundamental freedom of conscience guaranteed to all Canadians and calls on the government to ... Read More

With Mark Norman case, what is Trudeau trying to cover up?

Vice Admiral Mark Norman was the well-respected Vice Chief of our military. In January 2017, he was put on ‘leave’ pending an investigation into whether he leaked sensitive documents. His home was raided and not until a year later was he charged. Well before the investigation was concluded, ... Read More

Religious Persecution in Russia: a Jehovah’s Witness on Trial

By Marlo Safi | National Review Dennis Christensen, a Dane who moved to Russia in 1995, has been in custody by the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia for nearly two years. He faces charges for “extremism”; in Russia, being a practicing Jehovah’s Witness qualifies as extremism after ... Read More

Liberals to secretly issue firearms ban?

Last week, an interesting question was asked in the House of Commons that the Liberals refused to answer. It was: Will the Liberal Cabinet will be issuing a secretive Order in Council, without public discussion, that will implement a firearms ban in Canada? Will it be announced in June in ... Read More

Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed

By BBC News Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso, officials say. The attackers, said to number between 20 and 30, then burned down the church. The town’s mayor, Ousmane Zongo, said that there was panic ... Read More