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.)

The religious belief defence

Someone found to have promoted hatred or antisemitism can use a legal defence based on belief in a religious text. This bill would remove this defence.

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Submission to Canada Summer Jobs study

The EFC calls attention to significant problems with the Canada Summer Jobs program in a submission to a parliamentary study.

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Submission to the UN's Universal Periodic Review on human rights in Canada

Every few years the UN reviews human rights in Canada. For 2023 we highlight protection of Canadians with disabilities, MAiD, sexual exploitation and freedom of religion.

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Bill C-230: Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act

Bill C-230 would have made it a criminal offence to coerce someone to participate in medical assistance in dying.

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