By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “OTTAWA – The Canada Summer Jobs program is usually one of the best parts of an MP’s job: they get to proudly go around their riding announcing grants to small businesses, non-profits and public sector organizations that subsidize the wages of summer students. But this year … Continue reading
Image Credit: Pixnio. According to Reuters, circa 2012, those who lack formal religion, atheists, or the unbelievers, face bias (Evans, 2012). The bias can manifest in discrimination to outright persecution of atheists. Those atheists in Islamic countries, apparently, face the most brutal treatment by both the government as well as … Continue reading
A very cool bit of news got drowned in the kerfuffle over Québec’s Bill 62 last week. The BC Humanist Association has created a petition to include “nonreligious” in the province’s list of protected classes.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen Doug Thomas of Secular Connexion Séculière, who I have talked with before, has done something, which I have talked with some others in the irreligious community in Canada before about: