Canada


The naming of parts - for five-year-olds

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 December 2013
What sex-ed progressives think your little children should know.

More than enough love to go around

Maria Irizar | 25 June 2013
As long as we're on the topic of big families, how does a mother of sixteen cope?

Marriage is different from cohabitation - Canadian court

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 January 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Quebec can exclude cohabiting couples from receiving spousal support in the event of relationship breakdown.

See the beauty in these very special sisters

Michael Cook | 17 January 2013
This brief but touching video speaks for itself. Felicia Hogan, from British Columbia, discovered that the twins she was expecting were conjoined. Despite enormous pressure to abort them, she gave birth to Tatiana and Krista. It was impossible to separate them surgically without killing them. But they are loved and full of life. Thanks to Signal Hill for the video.

Daycare linked to overweight kids in Canadian study

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 November 2012
A study from the University of Montreal reveals that school-age children are 50 percent more likely to be overweight if they were in daycare between the ages of 18 months and four years.

Ottawa exhibition modified after complaints

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 May 2012
A sex exhibition due to open in Ottawa today and aimed at children 12 and up has been modified, thanks to complaints from the public and a letter to a government minister.

No such thing as “good polygamy”

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 November 2011
Marriage and family advocacy groups have greeted with enthusiasm a Canadian court decision upholding the country’s ban on polygamy, published yesterday.

Canada’s top family-friendly cities

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 June 2010
Here’s an interesting idea: the Institute of Marriage and Family, Canada, has compiled a report on the country’s top family-friendly cities, looking at factors such as population growth, lower taxes, a strong economy, education choice and charitable giving.
 

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com


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