Articles written by Carol Lowes

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    Ontarian refuses photo I.D.

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    OWEN SOUND, ON-George Bothwell says digital photo identification is akin to the biblical mark of the beast. He refuses to submit to it, instead taking the Ontario government to court. In a legal brief filed with the Ontario Superior Court,…Read More→

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    Gala raises $1 million for AIDS

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    TORONTO, ON-Stephen Lewis, AIDS Envoy to the United Nations, commends faith-based groups for the care they’re providing to AIDS orphans. At a World Vision gala, Lewis encouraged Canadians to engage in government advocacy to fight AIDS. The federal government announced…Read More→

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    SoulFest inspires

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    COBDEN, ON-Combine the splash of a water park with the fun of camping out at a Christian music festival and the challenge of top speakers, and you’ll get a sense of the wild memories that more than 2,500 teens forged…Read More→

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    Salvation Army tightens its belt

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    TORONTO, ON-A financial crunch is forcing The Salvation Army to amalgamate territorial headquarters in three provinces and cut jobs. However, although regional administrative offices in British Columbia, Ontario and Newfoundland are merging, leaders say the community services the Army oversees…Read More→

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    SARS scare clouds Easter

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    SCARBOROUGH, ON–Nearly 500 members of a Catholic group were quarantined after Ontario public health officials identified a cluster of SARS infections that spread during a mass and prayer meeting, infecting 31 people, including three children and three doctors. This incident…Read More→

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    High-power Christian radio gets CRTC nod

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    BELLEVILLE, ON�”A brand new Christian radio station has the green light, receiving approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) February 28. The CRTC received 974 letters supporting the application from United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) who are now laying…Read More→

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    ChristianCurrent flows into Ontario

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    TORONTO, ON—A new initiative launched by ChristianWeek will bring national flavour and local content into a close working relationship. ChristianCurrent, a group of regional newspapers combining national content with regional and local stories, was launched March 1 at a press…Read More→

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    Baptist leader mourned

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    UXBRIDGE, ON–As family and friends filed into Uxbridge Baptist Church to grieve the death of David Simmonds, the Baptist community mourned the loss of a remarkable leader. On January 14, after a long battle with cancer, David Simmonds died in…Read More→