Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bigfoot Lives!

by | May 30, 2015

On Thursday, May 14th, the Toronto Branch of Centre for Inquiry Canada welcomed Jarret Ruminski to present “Bigfoot Lives!…Sort of: Why Sasquatch Persists in the Information Age.” NicolSD was in Toronto to film the event, and Ruminski’s presentation is Episode 1 of NicolSD’s latest video series “SkepTalks”:  

Quilts of Valour

by | May 29, 2015

I have a friend who likes to do quilting.  Yes quilting – hand-made comfort and warmth in the form of a blanket. My friend, like me, is also very committed to contributing to Canada and the community whenever possible…so my friend started to contribute to an organization called Quilts of Valour.  According to their website, they’ve… Read more »

Ireland Says No, Yes, And To Hell With The Church

by | May 29, 2015

Last week, the Republic of Ireland held a referendum in which voters stood up for tradition and overwhelmingly rejected an unprecedented change to an important and long-standing institution. The minimum age for candidates for the largely ceremonial Irish presidency will remain 35 years, rather than dropping to a mere 21. However, it has to be… Read more »

A response to a Christian’s misunderstanding about MLQ v Saguenay

by | May 28, 2015

Caleb, a grade 8 student from Brooks, Alberta, left a comment on the post about the Supreme Court ruling against opening municipal council meetings with a prayer. He asks why prayer “offends” atheists. Caleb is asking the wrong question, of course, but it’s probably the same question a lot of Christians are asking following the… Read more »

Stop Ontario Catholic Schools!

by | May 28, 2015

In a post on Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse, which is “holding public hearings to evaluate claims by survivors of child sexual abuse perpetrated at Catholic institutions,” Jack says secular governments around the world may need to give some serious consideration of how best to protect their children from the… Read more »