Ron Csillag writes for Religion News Service.
c. 2015 Religion News Service
TORONTO (RNS) The government of Quebec has introduced two bills, both aimed at Muslims.
TORONTO (RNS) — In groups of eight or so, riders wheeled their bicycles down the red-carpeted center aisle of Toronto’s Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church.
The white-robed officiant sprinkled holy water on about 50 riders’ heads, one by one, and on their bikes’ handlebars and wheels.
Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that a small town in Quebec may not open its council meetings with prayer.
In a unanimous ruling April 15, Canada’s highest court ruled that the city of Saguenay can no longer publicly recite a Catholic prayer because it infringes on freedom of conscience and religion.
c. 2014 Religion News Service
TORONTO (RNS) The open road has closed for motorcycle-riding Sikhs in Ontario.
The province’s premier has informed Sikhs they are not exempted from motorcycle helmet laws.
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