Calgary public school board trustee candidate blames Edmonton terror attack on LGBTQ people

[A screen capture of a Facebook posting made by Karen Draper on 1-Oct-2017, saying in large, bold, capital letters; "LGBTQ R U 2 DUM 2 C THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN EDMONTON IS YOUR FAULT AS WELL"]

We’re still reeling from the terrorist attacks in Edmonton – not to even mention Las Vegas – and we’ve been glued to our news feeds trying to figure out what exactly happened and why, and perhaps more importantly how to prevent these kinds of attacks from happening again. But it … Continue reading

Weekly Update: to

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 14-Jan-2017 to 20-Jan-2017.

Two Videos

Yesterday, I was sent two videos, one through a discussion forum email and one over Twitter. The subject line of the email for the video entitled “Will Islamophobia and Racism Influence Canadian Election?” reads “The Worst Video Ever.” My correspondent goes on to say, I didn’t know if sending this … Continue reading

Election Dos and Don’ts for Churches

The Church for Vancouver has published “Guidelines for Church Engagement in Elections” on its website. The guidelines are a shorter version of the 25 page Election Kit prepared by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC). While the EFC Election Kit  includes A Call to Prayer; Understanding Canadian Elections; and Tips … Continue reading

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