“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

Catholic Religion Class Exemptions as Discussed on CBC

Today, the CBC call-in show, Ontario Today, discussed exemptions from religion classes in Ontario Catholic Secondary Schools. This episode is a follow up from the August show that spoke about the Borgstadt family. This family invested 8 months pursuing an exemption for their son. Before the call-ins started, the host, Rita Celli, played … Continue reading

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