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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-268: Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act

This bill aims to prevent medical professionals from being forced to participate in euthanasia or Medical Assistance in Dying. It would create an offense in the Criminal Code...

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Bill C-7 to expand Medical Assistance in Dying

This bill, which became law March 18, 2021, allows euthanasia for people who aren't dying, incl. those with disabilities.

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Brief on Palliative Care to the Health Committee

Five-page submission from May 2020 recommends maintaining the distinction between palliative care and euthanasia, and recommends conscience protection for workers and institutions.

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Alberta Bill-207 (2019): Private Member's Bill on Conscience Protection for Health Care Workers

The EFC supports conscience protections for health care providers, such as those outlined in a recent Alberta private member's bill.

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