Category Archives: Canada

Posts about Canada itself, or news items or stories about Canada, its provinces, or territories.

What should Canadian atheists ask for in this election?

by | August 20, 2021

Let’s not kid ourselves: no major party has any interest in going out of their way for atheist votes. Even if they were, there are so many other higher stakes issues that we should care more about than our own interests. But… we can still dream, can’t we?

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A person who represents themself, has a fool for a client

by | December 5, 2019

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 »

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Press Release: Atheists Release Report Highlighting the Discriminatory Practice of Prayer in the BC Legislature

by | September 17, 2019

By British Columbia Humanist Association (Vancouver, BC) — Today, BC Humanist Association (BCHA) released a groundbreaking report entitled “House of Prayer: An Analysis of Prayers in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, 2003-2019.” The report details the discriminatory and exclusionary nature of prayer in the BC Legislature, and is part of a broader effort by… Read more »

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An Inconvenient Decision

by | September 12, 2019

By Robert Hamilton Robert Hamilton is an atheist and Lead Administrator and Moderator of Atheist Republic Ottawa Consulate, member of the Board of Directors of the Humanist Association of Ottawa, and member of the Centre For Inquiry Canada — Ottawa Chapter and amateur Street Epistemologist. Meet John Chapman. John is Bishop of the Anglican Diocese… Read more »

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And now, a word from our sponsors…

by | September 9, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen In the work at Canadian Atheist, we have a series of “Links,” “Podcasts,” and “Organizations.” These, as far as I can discern, amount to associates – wonderful ones – of Canadian Atheist, who may not be known by some of the national freethought community. They’re listed along the left side of… Read more »

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