Canadian Apatheist

As defined in Wikipedia, “Apatheism, also known as pragmatic atheism or practical atheism, is acting with apathy, disregard, or lack of interest towards belief or disbelief in a deity.” In Chris Silvers’ academic work on atheism, this falls under the non-theist type, which is one of six sub-types that he describes. … Continue reading

Teen and Mother File Complaint with Human Rights Commission Over Abstinence Based Sex Ed Course

Alberta was in the news recently when a doctor refused to prescribe birth control pills to her patients and now one of Alberta’s schools, McNally High School, is in the news for outsourcing their Career and Life Management course to Pregnancy Care Centre, a group linked to an American anti-abortion group, Care-Net. … Continue reading

Parents Call Cops on Kid for Distributing Banned Book

It’s a travesty that the Meridian district school board in Idaho banned Sherman Alexie’s award winning book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, because the book includes “reference to masturbation, contains profanity and has been viewed by many as anti-Christian” according to the Idaho Statesman paper. Thank goodness Brady Kissel, a Mountain View … Continue reading

Ontario and Nova Scotia bar associations deny accreditation to homophobic university

Trinity Western University (TWU) will sound familiar to most Canadian atheists. Back in 2001, the British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT) – which was, at the time, the professional regulatory body for teachers in BC – denied accreditation to its teaching certification program because of the university’s bigoted stance against … Continue reading

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