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Changes to 2019 Canada Summer Jobs program

Do the government's revisions address all the complaints of Christian groups who were excluded last year? Read the EFC's Jan. 3 analysis and Jan. 11 letter to the employment minister.

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Palliative Care Toolkit

Get our free booklet on caring for serious illness – what palliative care is and why it matters so much. Great for small-group discussion or personal reflection.

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Young adults staying or leaving?

Download "Renegotiating Faith," a major new research report on the special faith challenges that come with transitioning to young adulthood today.

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Should doctors be forced into euthanasia and abortion?

Conscience rights are in peril - Learn more and take action

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How to communicate when your church has bad news

Preparation and a plan are key. A recent article from Faith Today magazine

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Uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus

April 9, 2019

Three Points to Consider about Quebec Legislation on Religious Symbols***Federal Election Webinar***More

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Watch our February webinar on local disaster response

Churches can offer help when tragedy strikes nearby, but how do we do it well? How can we prepare? Watch our Feb. 27 webinar.

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Join the movie tour for "Because of Grácia"

The EFC is encouraging churches and other groups to host screenings of the new film "Because of Grácia" to spark biblical conversations...

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New on the EFC Podcast

Listen to our latest audio recordings. April 16, 2019: “To be or not to be an Evangelical,” by Brian Stiller of the World Evangelical...

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Asking employment minister for clarification on Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Please clarify what is meant by "intolerance, discrimination and prejudice" in the new application guide for this granting program used...

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CMDS et al v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario [2017-2019]

Update (Jan 23, 2019) -- On January 21-22, the hearing took place in the appeal of the legal challenge to the Ontario requirement that...

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New on the Faith Today blog

Read the latest blog post from Canada’s Christian magazine. Jan. 17: “Going further with mentoring”

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Submission to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector

How do religious charities benefit Canadian society? The EFC participated in a review of the charitable sector in April 2019, encouraging...

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The EFC considers Quebec’s Bill 21 a violation of religious freedom

Bill 21 prohibits government employees in a position of authority from wearing religious symbols (le français suit)

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Our Whole Society Conference 2019

Registration is now open for this multifaith conference in Toronto (April 28-30) on religion in Canadian society.

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How common beliefs fuel assisted death

A common set of ideas called the "Universal Gnostic Religious Ethic" is fuelling contemporary beliefs about assisted dying, argues EFC...

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Calling Parliament to address online hate: Letter to the Minister of Justice

The EFC supports a call to study and combat online hate. The EFC’s letter noted an increase in hate crimes and stressed that study must carefully...

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How to walk with your community in times of crisis

Churches can offer comfort and help when tragedy or disaster strikes a community. But how can we respond best? How can we prepare? Expert guests from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (Merle Doherty, Rapid Response Team Manager) and World Renew (Bob Laarman, Director of Disaster Response Services) and host Karen Stiller engage viewers in a practical and inspiring conversation.

What Our Affiliates Have to Say

Power to Change
Rodney C. Bergen, President

“When one of our campus ministry staff had a question about the transition of young people from high school to adulthood, his first call was to the EFC. His question led to the EFC conducting a major research study into the question in partnership with ourselves and several other Canadian Christian organizations. Our affiliation with the EFC made this major study possible and it is of ongoing benefit not only to ourselves and other evangelical organizations but to those of the Catholic, Mainline Protestant, and Orthodox churches. Affiliation with the EFC has also been beneficial in providing information on issues relating to our interaction with government, creating a unified voice on important issues, and in facilitating a variety of conversations with other like-minded organizations and denominations across Canada. I deeply value our affiliation with the EFC.”

The Salvation Army, Canada & Bermuda
Susan McMillan, Territorial Commander

"The Salvation Army is pleased to be an affiliate of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. The EFC provides an important forum to demonstrate a shared faith and commitment to being a transforming influence in the lives of individuals and communities. There is strength and authenticity when Christians join together in proclaiming the good news of the gospel. The EFC has increasingly become a voice for the marginalized and vulnerable in our society. We reflect and demonstrate the love of Christ when the needs of the poor are addressed. Human trafficking victims and refugees are beneficiaries of the research and advocacy of the EFC. We are grateful to the EFC for shared resources, excellent research capacity and its faithfulness to the teaching of the Scriptures."

Crandall University
Dr. Bruce Fawcett, President & Vice Chancellor

"We have deeply appreciated the benefits of our affiliation with the EFC. We have enjoyed EFC resource staff who have spoken to faculty, staff and students on our campus, and have served as advisors via e-mail and phone on other occasions. I have personally enjoyed the connections made with other ministry leaders through the EFC's annual Presidents' Day gatherings. I also deeply appreciate the role that the EFC has had in giving birth to what is now known as Christian Higher Education Canada - an association which has been an excellent source of fellowship and encouragement for our university. The vision and insights provided by the EFC have been a wonderful gift to the Canadian church!"

Doug Rhind, Senior Pastor

"The challenge for churches and church leaders has never been greater. How do we fulfill our mandate to be salt and light in a society where the public expression of faith collides with the complexities of a changing socio-political environment? Our partnership with The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is an essential part of the solution. As an affiliate of the EFC we have access to personnel, critical information services, and support resources to assist us in understanding and developing a Christian response to the current trends and changes in our society. Our affiliation with the EFC also gives us the assurance that we are not alone. We are a part of a larger Christian community and, through the voice of the EFC, our Christian perspectives are being represented in public forums with integrity, consistency and excellence."

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