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Jan 15, 2021 - 04:47 pm .- A hospice in Delta, British Columbia is laying off all staff next month as they will be evicted from their building due to their opposition to euthanasia.
Jan 14, 2021 - 05:47 pm .- Canada’s highest court has ruled that the Archdiocese of St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador will be responsible for Mount Cashel Orphanage child abuse lawsuits against the Congregation of Christian Brothers.
Dec 4, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis accepted Friday the resignation of 76-year-old Canadian Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J., and confirmed his successor as Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall. 
Nov 30, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis accepted Sunday the resignation of a Canadian Catholic bishop at the age of 64.
Nov 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A new archbishop took the helm in the Canadian archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth Friday.
Oct 22, 2020 - 12:18 am .- A Canadian report has put a dollar figure on legal assisted suicide, claiming that legalization has saved millions of dollars in health care costs—and that a looming expansion of legal assisted suicide, known by backers as “aid in dying,” would save millions more.
Oct 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis appointed a New Jersey-based bishop as the administrator of a Canadian eparchy Tuesday.
Oct 8, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- A bill reintroduced by the Canadian government this month would expand access to euthanasia and assisted suicide in the country while eliminating important safeguards, Catholic leaders and other opponents of the bill have said.
Sep 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A Canadian bishop has announced a month-long prayer of reparation after the cathedral’s tabernacle was stolen and later found dumped in a nearby canal.
Sep 9, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The tabernacle that was stolen earlier this week from the St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral in St. Catharines, Ontario was recovered on Wednesday, September 9.
Sep 8, 2020 - 03:38 pm .- The Bishop of St. Catharines, Ontario is appealing for thieves to return the consecrated Host after the tabernacle was stolen from the St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral on Tuesday.
Aug 28, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- The British Columbia Court of Appeal has agreed to hear a case of a hospice trying to preserve its historical opposition to participation in the provision of euthanasia.
Jul 30, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a report released by the Canadian government.
Jun 30, 2020 - 02:35 pm .- A Canadian diocese said it will aim to repair six statues whose heads and arms were cut off in an act of vandalism.
Apr 21, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth in Canada has offered prayers for the victims of a weekend shooting rampage in a small town in Nova Scotia, including a member of the country’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police. 
Mar 2, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Canada is embracing “death on demand” in its healthcare laws, according to Cardinal Thomas Collins. The Archbishop of Toronto issued a strong denunciation of the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) laws in an op-ed published Monday, March 2.
Feb 28, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- A hospice in Canada has lost its funding and is being forced to close after refusing to offer medically assisted suicide.
Feb 27, 2020 - 09:35 am .- The Catholic bishops of Canada issued a statement on Wednesday, condemning parliament’s efforts to further expand medically assisted suicide to those who do not have terminal illnesses. 
Feb 25, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The bill will introduce “new and modified safeguards” for people eligible for euthanasia but who are not predicted to die in the immediate future.
Feb 14, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A new report has warned against expanding access to euthanasia in Canada to those with mental illnesses.

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