Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops concerning Bill C-51

Monday, October 30 2017

At a time of growing concern about intolerance toward religious groups in Canada, Parliament’s duty to ensure the protection of faith communities is especially critical. We are deeply concerned with the proposed removal of section 176 of the Criminal Code of Canada, which provides specific protections for these communities, as proposed under clause 14 of Bill C-51.

Link to the Brief of the CCCB (PDF)