Andrew Bennett

Niqab Debate Is 'Wonderful': Religious Freedom Ambassador

CP | Stephanie Levitz and Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's ambassador for religious freedoms says he thinks it's important that Canadians are having a debate about the place of the niqab in s...

Religious Freedom Czar Calls Out China

CBC | By Susan Mas, CBC News | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government intends to raise the issue of religious intolerance with the Chinese, says Canada's ambassador for the Office of Religious Fre...

College Headed By Harper's Religious-Freedom Envoy To Stay Open

CBC | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Politics

Fear not, potential future Augustine College students: The tiny Christian liberal arts college that lists Religious Freedom Ambassador Andrew Bennett ...

Values Charter Thrown In Canadian Ambassador's Face

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Canada's ambassador for religious freedom, Andrew Bennett, says an attempt to discuss human rights in Turkey prompted that government to ...

Religious Freedom Czar's Top Goal

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's first religious freedom ambassador says his job advancing and promoting religious liberty around the globe has an equally important ...

Harper and Baird Focus on Religious Rights Only

Doug Thomas | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Politics
Doug Thomas

Secular Connexion Séculaire (SCS) and Centre for Inquiry Canada (CFI) have been tracking with dismay the Harper government's abandoning the defence of most human rights in order to focus exclusively on its concerns for the rights of religious minorities. Four of the six consultants to whom the government spoke were Christian and none were Muslim, Humanist.

Who Is The Ambassador For Head Of Office Of Religious Freedom?

CBC | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Politics

It has been almost two years since Stephen Harper announced his government would establish an Office of Religious Freedom to monitor the safety of rel...