By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Most Canadians respect religion, believe it is relevant and think it benefits society, according to a new Angus Reid Institute poll. But despite those positive findings, religious freedom expert Andrew Bennett is worried about Canada’s acceptance of religion and religious diversity. “My fear is that increasingly the public square is becoming… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Canadians are divided over whether religious diversity is healthy for the country, but they consider Islam in particular to be a negative force, a new poll has found. In the survey, conducted the same week Quebec adopted a law prohibiting niqab-wearing women from receiving government services, 26 per cent of… Read more »
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Nov-2017 to 17-Nov-2017.
Rights should never be put to a popular vote, but one of the justifications for Québec’s Bill 62 is that a majority of Québécois wanted it. Is that true? How does the rest of Canada feel?
A new survey released by the Angus Reid Institute asks both Americans and Canadians about their thoughts on the country’s potential future leaders. There are no great shocks here, but there are some pleasant surprises.