A court in Canada has ruled that a Christian law school can be denied accreditation for having a policy in opposition to homosexuality.
In a ruling made last week, a three-judge Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled against Trinity Western University, which had filed a lawsuit against the Law Society of Upper Canada after it denied accreditation to the evangelical Christian university based in Vancouver, British Colombia, in April 2014.
At issue was Trinity Western's Community Covenant, which requires students and faculty to "voluntarily abstain" from "sexual intimacy that violates the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman." more >>
Will Smith has been photographed doing his own stunts wearing his Deadshot costume for "Suicide Squad."
Fan footage and photos have emerged online showing Will Smith in his character's Deadshot costume rappelling off a building while filming "Suicide Squad" in Toronto.
Smith plays the DC Comics one-eyed assassin in the upcoming DC Entertainment superhero film due out in the late summer next year. more >>
Roman Catholic Raymond Burke spoke in Ottawa, Canada, in defense of a Christian view of marriage, declaring there is no "true form of human sexuality other than that intended by God."
The Catholic Cardinal, who serves as the patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, spoke to NET Canada, an evangelistic organization of young Catholics, last Thursday.
"The defense and promotion of human life and of marriage and the family is at the foundation of a Christian culture, and indeed, of any viable human culture," he said. more >>
An Anglican diocese in Quebec, Canada, has elected its first woman bishop, continuing the trend in the Anglican Communion of increased upper level female leadership.
The Diocese of Montreal announced Saturday that the Very Rev. Mary Irwin-Gibson was selected to become diocesan bishop, replacing the retiring Bishop Barry Clarke and making her the first woman to head the diocese.
Montreal Diocese is a regional body of the Anglican Church of Canada, whose General Synod is based in Toronto, Ontario. more >>
Rachel Nichols, star of Showcase's hit science-fiction TV drama series "Continuum," recently opened up as to why Vancouver's "other worldly, futuristic feel" is the perfect location to film the scripted program.
Nichols said the coastal Canadian city has played an integral role that the coastal Canadian city in the creation of the series.
"The city -- the aesthetic, the architecture, all the glass, all the windows -- especially at night, but even during the day -- it has this otherworldly futuristic feel," the actress, who plays time-traveller Kiera Cameron, told The Province. "I mean, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and I've lived in many of them so I feel like I can say that and speak the absolute truth." more >>
The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL has just hit Canadian brick and mortar sellers where it retails for $272.
The Lumia 640 XL, Microsoft's mid-range phone unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in March, is now available for Canadian users in the white variant retailing at $272.
The Windows 10-ready phone hasn't been available online at the Microsoft Store, but has been released in India and the UK, together with the Microsoft Lumia 640 only last April. more >>