City council votes against opening prayer at meetings
City council has voted 11-4 to get rid of the opening prayer at the start of their meetings. The move comes after a Supreme Court of Canada decision that stated religion and state need to be separate. Not everyone on council was happy, Jim Stevenson says there has been a dramatic decline in religion in society pointing to the fact, there was prayer everyday when he went to school. While some said they are not happy with the elimination of the prayer, they don't want to put the city at risk of...
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