Author Archives: Diane Bruce

Doctors, you are not helping

by | May 19, 2017

It started innocently enough. A comment on Facebook from a patient about how homeopathy was helping them recover and the typical knee jerk reaction from the naive sceptic “Homeopathy doesn’t work”. The quick retort of “My doctor recommends it!” was quickly followed with “but none of the studies show homeopathy works and it is a… Read more »

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The Limits Of Free Speech And Public Monuments

by | September 1, 2015

Recently there was a lot of disgust expressed against a “Man charged after ‘fornicating the statue,’ police say” Yes, this is the same monument Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was murdered at and, the same monument that saw teenagers in 2006 charged for urinating at. In all the above cases the charge was ‘mischief’. In the CBC… Read more »

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CFI Ottawa confronts hate at Ottawa Pride 2015

by | August 25, 2015

I’ve been asked why CFI Ottawa would want to walk at Pride? After all I was told, “GLBT aren’t being oppressed here in Canada as they once were”. “Why do GLBT want to have a party about being queer?” “I’m straight so it would not be right for me to march with you.” I had… Read more »

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God is a Dog. Or something like that.

by | July 31, 2015

These sorts of signs have been cropping up all over North America, so I was not surprised to hear from Mark from Sudbury about this one in my mother’s old neighbourhood. In fact, I snapped a few shots myself. It’s sad that it’s right next to an indoctrination centre or what they call a child care. My time in Sunday… Read more »

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An Atheist Deals With Death In The Family

by | June 28, 2015

I apologize for not feeling up to writing anything much for months since the unexpected death of my mother, April 21. Apart from the grieving process, I discovered the death industry is still very much biased against atheists/humanists. Starting with the Ottawa Hospital, yes the same one that put up a Christian nativity scene and… Read more »

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May 14, 2015 March for life counter protest

by | May 14, 2015

Every year the religious come to Parliament Hill hear speeches, cheer on supporters, and then march to protest our abortion law. In previous years we have discovered the Roman Catholic church in Ontario have bused in thousands of students from their separate school system to help bolster the numbers. There have been a few protesters for… Read more »

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