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Canada's human rights commission suggests Christmas and Easter holidays amount to 'systemic religious discrimination'

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Canada's human rights commission suggests Christmas and Easter holidays amount to 'systemic religious discrimination'



The Canadian Human Rights Commission recently published a
paper suggesting that statutory holidays linked to celebrations of Christian significance, Christmas and Easter in particular, are evidence of “religious intolerance.”

The report from the federally-funded “human rights watchdog” made little secret of its ultimate aim, underscoring that Canada must work towards the “eradication” of such so-called religious intolerance.

The CHRC was created in 1977 and tasked with administering the northern nation’s Human Rights Act. While the outfit
allegedly exists today “to help ensure that everyone in Canada is treated fairly,” it prioritizes helping specific identity groups and has a team that is 76.8% female.

The commission, which takes for granted that “[s]ystemic racism is a persistent problem in Canada” and receives around $32 million in taxpayer funds annually, has assumed considerable judicial powers in recent decades.

The CHRC now appears keen to tackle what a lesser provincial human rights outfit alternatively termed “systemic faithism.”

In an Oct. 23 publication entitled “Discussion Paper on Religion Intolerance,” the CHRC stated, “Religious intolerance impedes the ability of Canadian society to be…



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