Tag Archives: Evidence for Democracy

Evidence for Democracy is a non-profit organization promoting the use of reason and evidence in government decision-making in Canada.

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by | November 16, 2019

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 9-Nov-2019 to 15-Nov-2019. [8-Nov-2019] The battle against Quebec’s Bill 21 This is a good article for getting a summary of the tactics being used in the forthcoming court challenges against Québec’s religious accessory ban. [8-Nov-2019] “How can you convince a skeptic?” (Video: 11:58) This is a neat segment,… Read more »

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E4D Needs Some More Donors/Champions

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Evidence for Democracy or E4D needs some more champions or monthly donors to support their cause. The cause of evidence-based policies and decision-making. That accomplished through an informed public and government. It seems best to have people with the ability to discern scientific sense from nonsense. Same with governments. E4D is here to… Read more »

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“A Humanist Reflection on #Elxn42”

by | October 27, 2015

Ian Bushfield, Executive Director for the BC Humanist Association, has listed his expectations from Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberal government: “From what he promised during the campaign, there are lots of policies that I’ll be looking for Trudeau to follow through on, including: ♦ Action to legalize physician assisted dying ♦ Reversing the muzzling… Read more »

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True North Smart and Free

by | July 31, 2015

Just in time for the anticipated announcement of an October federal election, Evidence for Democracy has launched True North Smart and Free: a new website with a series of short, engaging, shareable stories that documents changes to how science is collected, communicated, and used in federal policy decision-making and what this means for Canadians. Evidence for… Read more »

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At the Market

by | May 18, 2015

In his article comparing outdoor markets and shopping malls, Stephen Henighan says The market is where I find my friends and feel my history and values reinforced; . . . among the people who surround me are agnostics, atheists, crystal-worshippers, lapsed Catholics and members of the United Church of Canada, but few practising Catholics, Jews,… Read more »

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