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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.)

Submission to the UN's Universal Periodic Review (Human Rights in Canada)

Recommendations for Canada on sexual exploitation, prostitution, human trafficking, pornography and religious freedom. Submitted jointly on Oct. 5 by the EFC and WEA.

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Bill C-51 (2017): Laws on disrupting worship

The House of Commons voted Dec. 11 to keep a law protecting religious officials and worship. Bill C-51 will now be debated in the Senate.

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Ontario Bill-89 (2017): Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act

Understanding the controversial changes that came with Ontario's recent overhaul of its child welfare system.

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Ontario Bill-84 (2017): Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment Act

It violates deeply-held beliefs to be forced to participate in hastened death. The EFC asked for conscience protection for health-care workers and facilities to be added to...

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