April 6: Presented petitions against same-sex marriage and said it's time to listen to the people. Writing in the British Columbia CatholicVancouver Archbishop Raymond Roussin, SM, said of the deal: "This would be clearly contrary to the fundamental and non-negotiable right of parents to raise their family and educate their children.
BurlingtonON. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. May 3: Made a speech in the House of Commons that his constituents and himself are against the bill. It is not about jeopardizing the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as the Prime Minister would like us to believe.
The right of parents to determine how their children receive instruction on matters of faith and morals must be the primary consideration" 4 September See Senators of the 38th Canadian Parliament and same-sex marriage. The ayes were not recorded.
Patry had voted against Harper's amendment and the Alliance Motion. Believes C is a matter of respecting the law. Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke , ON. The British Columbia School Act, which governs the public school system in the province, states that public schools "must be conducted on entirely secular and non-sectarian grounds".