Articles by John Sikkema
By John Sikkema
January 8, 2016
December 20, 2013
This country is to have a new law school—one unlike any other existing accredited Canadian legal institution: On Wednesday, British Columbia's Minister for Advanced Education, Amrik Virk, announced that his department would follow the advice of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, and approve ...
August 9, 2012
"Rather than punishing people who use drugs but do no harm to others," the report states, "governments must offer them access to effective HIV and health services, including harm reduction programmes In its report released last month, the Global Commission on HIV and the Law called for the decrimina...
July 16, 2012
But in order for the Gospel to begin to change anything in our secular culture, I suggest that Christians must find ways to convince others of how great our sin and misery are God's justice, mercy, and love can have no significance for a culture that denies human sinfulness ...
June 20, 2012
As Ian Hunter points out in Three Faces of the Law: A Christian Perspective, the Court's failure to address the rights of the unborn in Morgentaler was partly due to the way the Crown argued its case, and partly because the Court had already agreed to hear the appeal in Borowski , which dealt direct...
May 25, 2012
(Admittedly, since not so long ago Christians were considered a majority in this country, with our laws and public institutions grounded in Judeo-Christian thought, the tragic tale of the North American bison may be more a more apt animal analogy than a sorry salamander saga, but I digress If religi...