Spend the holidays listening to prayers… for science!

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 … Continue reading

Bill C-51 passes: Blaspheme away!

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 Today, Canada finally repealed its blasphemy law.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.

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

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