Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 29-Apr-2017 to 5-May-2017.
Weekly Update Tags:
alt-right, Bad Science Watch, Brad Wall, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian Hindu Advocacy, Church of Scientology, Concerned Parents of Canada, Don Meredith, Edmonton, feminism, free speech, games, gender identity, genetic discrimination, Health Canada, homophobia, islamophobia, Jehovah's Witnesses, LGBT, North Korea, Ontario, Ontario Human Rights Code, polygamy, reasonable accommodation, refugees, religious freedom, religious offence, Rise Canada, Ron Banerjee, Russell Brown, Russia, Saskatchewan, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Saudi Arabia, Scientology, Senate of Canada, separate schools, Spain, Supreme Court of Canada, terrorism, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Trinity Western University, United Nations, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, Winston Blackmore, Zach Weinersmith
Saturday’s post on the protest in Mississauga over the PDSB’s accommodation of student-led Friday prayer generated a lot of comments and has since been reported in more detail in the media. The reader comments included information, misinformation and some lack of civility.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 14-Jan-2017 to 20-Jan-2017.
Weekly Update Tags:
2017 Conservative Party of Canada leadership election, abortion, advertising, biology, Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, Canadian Hindu Advocacy, Canadians Against Islamization, cannabis, Conservative Party of Canada, dinosaurs, economics, elections, Eric Brazau, fossils, Grande Prairie, inequality, International Humanist and Ethical Union, islamophobia, Kevin O’Leary, Pakistan, paleontology, Peel District School Board, Peterborough, poverty, prayer, prayer in schools, Rise Canada, Ron Banerjee, secularism, sharks, violence against freethinkers
There’s been a dispute roiling in the Peel District School Board over prayer in the public schools… but not the school prayer dispute we’re used to. Usually when the topic of prayer in public schools comes up, the standard secularist line is that the students are free to pray all they want, so long as…
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Canada Education Tags:
Canadian Hindu Advocacy, Canadians Against Islamization, Eric Brazau, islamophobia, Peel District School Board, prayer, prayer in schools, Rise Canada, Ron Banerjee, Sandra Solomon, secularism, Toronto District School Board