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The EFC applies biblical principles to life in society, including law and public policy. We show how laws that reflect these principles – such as the sanctity of human life, care for the vulnerable and religious freedom – contribute to the public good.

The EFC often makes submissions on these issues to parliamentary committees and government bodies as well as occasionally to international bodies such as the United Nations.

(See also Outgoing Letters to legislators and cabinet ministers, and Court Cases for legal submissions.)

Bill C-5 Would Reduce Sentences for Human Trafficking

The Justice Minister introduced Bill C-5 on December 7, 2021.

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Bill S-210: Online pornography restriction

Bill S-210 proposes to set up crucial protection for minors from the harms of exposure to online pornography.

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Charitable status for pro-life organizations

The government has stated it aims to: “make anti-abortion organizations that provide dishonest counselling ineligible for charitable status.”

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Bill C-4 to Ban Conversion Therapy

Bill C-4, the new bill to ban conversion therapy, will be law as of Jan. 7, 2022. The EFC is preparing an analysis of the bill’s impact.

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