2020 Canadian Atheist Awards – Story of the year

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The next award in the 2020 Canadian Atheist Awards is “Story of the year”. This award is for the news or cultural story that captured the most interest or had the most impact among Canadian atheists in 2019.

Winning the fight against religious privilege

By Ian Bushfield — After discussing what we’re up against last week, we saw a major change on Thursday when the Legislature agreed to amend its practice of starting each day’s session with “prayers” to “prayers and reflections.” This change came as a result of your campaigning on this issue. It shows that those challenges … Continue reading

Humanism and prostitution

By Ian Bushfield — The Ontario Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier ruling that the federal laws banning “bawdy houses” (brothels) is unconstitutional. They further ruled that the law against “living on the avails” of prostitution could only apply to exploitative relationships. Finally, they overturned an earlier ruling and upheld the ban … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 23-Nov-2019 to 29-Nov-2019.

Do we get offended or join?

By Ian Bushfield — On the About Us page: “The British Columbia Humanist Association has been providing a community and voice for Humanists, atheists, agnostics, and the non-religious of Metro Vancouver and British Columbia since 1982. We support the growth of Humanist communities across BC, provide Humanist ceremonies, and campaign for progressive and secular values. We are a … Continue reading

Extensive Interview with Onur Romano – Branch Manager, Centre for Inquiry Canada – Virtual Branch & Co-Branch Manager of Centre for Inquiry Canada – Victoria BC

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Onur Romano is the Branch Manager of Centre for Inquiry Canada – Virtual Branch & Co-Branch Manager of Centre for Inquiry Canada – Victoria BC, former president of the Atheist Alliance International, and a whole lot more. Here, we talk about his life, work, and views. … Continue reading

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