In Conversation with Joyce Arthur – Founder and Executive Director, Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Joyce Arthur is the Founder and Executive Director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. She has been an abortion rights and pro-choice activist since 1998. Arthur worked for 10 years running the Pro-Choice Action Network. In addition to these accomplishments, she founded FIRST or the first … Continue reading

Bruce Gleason on LogiCal-LA

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Bruce Gleason is the Director of LogiCal-LA. Here we talk about the event, highlight presentations, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, the event LogiCal-LA is coming up. How long has the event been ongoing? Bruce Gleason: Well, this is a very young conference. We had our … Continue reading

“Like a lot of Unitarians, my path is a winding one.”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Gil Leclair is the Treasurer of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lethbridge Alberta. Here he gives a little insight into a small UU community. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was religious upbringing?  Gil Leclair: I was born in a French Canadian village in southern Manitoba where most people were Roman Catholic. … Continue reading

Interview with Devon P. Hargreaves – Chair, Lethbridge Pride Fest

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Devon P. Hargreaves is the Chair of the Lethbridge Pride Fest. Here we talk about trans and LGBTQ or sexual minority issues and the Lethbridge Pride Fest. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background regarding culture religion, and language? Devon P. Hargreaves: Pretty status quo, white, English-speaking, … Continue reading

In Conversation with Dr. Ellen Wiebe – Physicians Advisory Council, Dying With Dignity Canada

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Ellen Wiebe is a Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia in the Department of Family Practice with over 30 years of full-service family practice. She developed Hemlock Aid, is on the Physicians Advisory Council for Dying With Dignity Canada, and the Medical Director of … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-01-28

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen [Editor’s note: The groups and organizations seem open about it. Granted, I appreciate the truth in public and honesty as a cherished value. Some religious beliefs, convictions, doctrines, stances, and values stand against reproductive health rights in some cases. With the recent news from the government and … Continue reading

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