Tag Archives: Criminal Code

Justice, Fairness, Compassion and the Criminal Justice System of Canada

by | December 15, 2017

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Something of note: the Canadian Criminal Justice System opened for suggested reforms, “The Government of Canada is undertaking a broad review of Canada’s Criminal Justice System to ensure that it is just, compassionate and fair, and promotes a safe, peaceful and prosperous Canadian society” (Government of Canada, 2017). It feels… Read more »

Changes to Criminal Code

by | October 25, 2017

  Scott Douglas Jacobsen According to The Canadian Press, the Canadian Criminal Code (Government of Canada, 2017) is too narrow, as in exclusive to too many: Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says the fact that it is against the law to disrupt a clergyman or minister — but not an imam or a rabbi — is one… Read more »

Weekly Update: to

by | March 11, 2017

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 4-Mar-2017 to 10-Mar-2017.

Criminal Code Section 365

by | April 21, 2015

Canada’s Criminal Code Section 365 states: 365. Every one who fraudulently (a) pretends to exercise or to use any kind of witchcraft, sorcery, enchantment or conjuration, (b) undertakes, for a consideration, to tell fortunes, or (c) pretends from his skill in or knowledge of an occult or crafty science to discover where or in what manner anything that is… Read more »