Please don’t let atheists fall for the latest conspiracy

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 … Continue reading

SCS: The Accommodation Project

Here is an announcement from Secular Connexion Séculière (SCS): Secular Connexion Séculière (SCS) is providing atheist parents with information regarding accommodations to protect the right of their children to freedom from religion.   In Ontario schools accommodations are made for religious practices on a regular basis. These include dietary, dress code, … Continue reading

Humanists & atheists should cheer the new BC Human Rights Commission

Inside the front cover of the latest edition of Humanist Perspectives is a column from the magazine’s editor Madeline Weld. In the piece she mocks a trans woman for filing a human rights complaint against a tanning lounge here in British Columbia. Weld goes on to deadname the woman, despite her withdrawing her … Continue reading

Charlottesville to Kuala Lumpur

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organisation (IHEYO) stands in solidarity with the International Humanist and Ethical Union and the American Humanist Association against the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville. IHEYO also stands in solidarity with the Kuala Lumpur consulate for the Atheist Republic. In … Continue reading

BC health facility amalgamation would mean $20M gift to Catholic Church, no access to assisted dying

Looks like a couple of years ago there was concern that the only hospice in the region covered by Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley facility was Catholic-run, and so would not provide medically-assisted dying. There was going to be funding made available for 2 new hospice beds and it wasn’t clear … Continue reading

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