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

Interview with Pastor Clint Nelson – Lead Pastor, Parkside Church

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen I wanted to explore some of the world of different Christian leaders, small and big. However, I wanted to report less on those and more in their own words. These will be published, slowly, over time. This, I trust, may open dialogue and understanding between various communities. … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff on BC Legislature Prayers

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff is a Debate Coach, Policy-Maker, and Researcher with a focus on community and sustainability. He is on the Board of the Greater Victoria Placemaking Network. He runs a free library in Rutledge Park. He earned a Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies from … Continue reading

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