A Doodle and a Guide for Father’s Day

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Father’s Day: As well, today, Ian Bushfield retweeted a tweet from the Young Humanists of the British Humanist Association: Parent/Humanist? Download our new publication ‘Does every question need an answer?’  http://younghumanists.org.uk/questions #BHA2015 Just in time for Father’s day, Young Humanists introduces its first publication, Does Every Question … Continue reading

“Get Out of Religion Class” Coupons Make Catholic School Administrators Nervous

Administrators at a Catholic school in Peterborough appear to be a bit nervous about their students learning the truth about religion classes. At least that is how it seemed when Canadian Atheist’s very own Veronica Abbass handed out “get out of that ‘mandatory’ religion class” coupons to students after class … Continue reading

“Modern Parenting Has a Snake Oil Problem”

Ruth Margolis is correct when she accuses modern parents of having a snake oil problem, a problem that’s “not just vaccines.” Although Margolis’ article focuses on the the behaviour “affluent and educated” parents in her Brooklyn neighborhood, questionable theories on health care for children can be found in any neighborhood … Continue reading

#dalhousielackscommunication

#dalhousielackscommunication is the hashtag Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief of DalGazette.com, suggests in place of the #dalhousiehateswomen hashtag because you will find dispute over whether people using the hashtag (#dalhousiehateswomen) truly believe Dalhousie administration hates women or if these words are meant to be symbolic. However, even the hashtag #dalhousielackscommunication is problematic. … Continue reading

Alberta’s School Act Permits Charter Violations in Allowing Religious Exercises in Public Schools

It looks like it’s time for legal action against another Alberta public school for their weekly Lord’s Prayer. CTV reports that Win Ferguson public school in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta reads the Lord’s Prayer once a week at assembly and has been doing so for 37 years. A poll the school conducted … Continue reading

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