Daily Archives: March 30, 2015

Response from Rob Nicholson re Raif Badawi

by | March 30, 2015

On March 6, I wrote a letter to Prime Minister Harper, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson, and my MP, Gordon O’Connor.  Today, I received the following response:   Thank you for your email of March 6, 2015, regarding the case of Mr. Raif Badawi in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Office of Prime Minister Stephen Harper… Read more »

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Murder Is the Only Blasphemy

by | March 30, 2015

Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) announced: “Another Atheist Blogger Murdered in Bangladesh This Morning”: Washiqur Rahman’s Facebook banner declares “#IamAvijit”, after the leading secular and humanist blogger, Avijit Roy, who was murdered a month ago in Bangladesh. This morning Washiqur Rahman himself was killed in similar circumstances: a machete attack by assailants… Read more »

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Something Special Is Happening in Cape Breton

by | March 30, 2015

In her introduction to the Atlantic Voice podcast, “Coming Out in Cape Breton,” Pauline Dakin says, One upon a time, we all knew what the words boy or girl meant, or we thought we did . . . Listen to reporter Joan Weeks as she tells the “story about shifting genders – young people who feel… Read more »

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