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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.)

Brief on COVID-19 to the Finance Committee

The EFC submitted recommendations in May 2020 to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Bill C-8: Criminal Code Ban on Conversion Therapy

This bill, proposed March 9, 2020, creates new Criminal Code offences relating to conversion therapy. Use our sample letter to contact your MP.

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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 in April, and the committee has now issued its report (June 2019).

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Canada Summer Jobs Grant Program (2017-2019)

In 2019 this federal program repaired some of the eligibility rules that in 2018 made it unfairly inaccessible to many religious groups.

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