Tag Archives: CBC News

The Limits Of Free Speech And Public Monuments

by | September 1, 2015

Recently there was a lot of disgust expressed against a “Man charged after ‘fornicating the statue,’ police say” Yes, this is the same monument Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was murdered at and, the same monument that saw teenagers in 2006 charged for urinating at. In all the above cases the charge was ‘mischief’. In the CBC… Read more »

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CBC News laments the decline of religion in Canada

by | May 14, 2015

On Wednesday’s The National, CBC reporter Chris Brown presented a report titled “Are we Godless?” Did it miss the point? Well, obviously; I kinda gave the answer away when I said it was a CBC report. This isn’t the first time CBC has done a report wondering why Canadians are flocking away from religion. And… Read more »

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CBC News discusses atheism, badly as usual

by | September 29, 2014

Whenever CBC tackles atheism on its news network, they bungle it hideously. Several times they’ve had panels discussing atheism without a single atheist present, and no one speaking for an atheist position – you can imagine how they’ve turned out. Well on The National on Sunday night, Wendy Mesley – a serial offender when it… Read more »

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Memo to the CBC

by | February 5, 2014

To: Hubert T. Lacroix, CEO, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation From: Veronica Abbass Date: February 5, 2014 Re: “Vatican ‘regrets’ damning UN report on abuse” The picture of a pious thoughtful pope holding an over sized, ostentatious crucifix at the top of the CBC article “Vatican ‘regrets’ damning UN report on abuse” is an insult to the… Read more »

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