Daily Archives: November 21, 2014

Rick Mercer Calls Attention to Harper Government’s Anti-Science Stance

by | November 21, 2014

Earlier this week, Rick Mercer ranted about treatment of science by the current Canadian government. His words echo the statistics I’ve written about previously, that talk about how Canadians are overwhelmingly pro-science (an attitude that does not match our current government’s anti-science stance). Mercer points out that the government didn’t just eliminate the position of Office of the National Science advisor,… Read more »

Dear Steve Paikin

by | November 21, 2014

Guest Post by Renton Patterson Dear Mr. Paikin: Your Inside Agenda Blog post entitled “Could This Be A Way of De-Funding the Separate School System” is ill-conceived, to say the least. However, for clarification of the issue I need to comment on the whole content, not just its conclusion. The Confederation Bargain Yes, 150 years… Read more »

Recommended Reading

by | November 21, 2014

Heather Hastie, who comments on Canadian Atheist, has her own website: Heather’s Homilies. Hastie’s November 13th homily “The Roman Catholic Church Loses the Plot in Kenya” is recommended reading: The Roman Catholic Church is responsible for the agony and death of millions of those infected with HIV/AIDS in Africa because they forbade their adherents from using condoms.… Read more »