“Unfortunately, when multiculturalism becomes the foundation of politics, the very essence of debate gets relegated from the common good of the country to the medieval instinct OF THE TRIBE.”
“The thing that moves me, if I can say that, is when you look at the number of abortions in Canada every year … generally, the number is about 100,000, which I think is about one in four pregnancies,” Hayward said. “I believe it’s something about 300 CHILDREN PER DAY are aborted in Canada, which is about one every five or 10 minutes.”
The 15-minute photo-op was heralded by many as historic. “This is the first time a sitting Canadian PM has visited a gay bar, and may even be the first instance the leader of a country has done this,” tweeted Taran Parmar of 1130 News.
Of almost 4,000 people polled by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), 38 per cent described themselves as Christian – a fall from 50 per cent in 2008 and 66 per cent in 1983. Those identifying as Muslim increased from 1 per cent in 1983 to 3 per cent in 2008, and 6 per cent in 2018.