It’s being widely reported today that Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the bid of the Church of Atheism of Central Canada to be recognized as a charity. As someone who’s called Canada’s charity law “antiquated and ill suited for modern purposes” and repeatedly called for modernization, this case is incredible frustrating for me… Read more »
Nearly every atheist and Humanist group in Canada is run entirely by volunteers. The national organizations, Humanist Canada and Centre for Inquiry Canada, each have a single staff member (or contractor). As far as I know I’m the only employee of a regional organization. Atheist Republic (based in Vancouver) might have an employee (or a… Read more »
Whatever you celebrate (or don’t) around this time of year, things tend to quiet down, meaning everyone has a bit more time to relax. If you’re the type who likes to keep busy or is looking for something to do to get away from the family debates about religion and politics, why not listen to… Read more »
We did it! Today, Canada finally repealed its blasphemy law. Well, technically the Senate voted not to insist on amendments it had put to the House of Commons after MPs voted yesterday to reject those amendments. But that’s the parliamentary wrangling you can read on Hansard.
I’m not one to make Christmas wish lists or even New Year’s Resolutions (well, besides the BC Humanist Association’s call for a Secular BC in 2019, which you should all sign and support) but I do have one wish for the coming weeks: Please don’t let atheists buy into this UN Global Compact on Migration… Read more »