Interview with Eric Thomas – Former President, Humanist Canada

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Eric Thomas is the Former President of Humanist Canada. Here we talk about his life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, let’s start from the top, superhero origin story. What was your early life like? How did religion or non-religion play into this, if at all? … Continue reading

Dr. Henry Morgentaler Memorial Scholarship

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics (OCAC) and Humanist Canada have established a partnership through the Dr. Henry Morgentaler Memorial Scholarship. The intent of the scholarship is to provide physicians help in the acquisition of the skills necessary to perform abortions. Dr. Morgentaler (1923-1913) was a humanist … Continue reading

Humanist Canada Essay Contest

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Humanist Canada together with the Association humaniste du Québec will be hosting an essay through the Humanist Canada Essay Contest. The essay contest will provide an opportunity for students at the high school and CEGEP level express thoughts on humanism in Canadian society. It is intended for … Continue reading

Extended Interview with Pat O’Brien: Ex-President of Humanist Canada and the British Columbia Humanist Association

In terms of geography, culture, and language, where does your family background reside? Vancouver B.C. Your biographic information from the Center for Inquiry Canada (CFIC/CFI Canada) website describes brief personal information about the pivotal moment for your transformation into a skeptic mentality, as follows: At the age of 8 when … Continue reading

“Declaration for a Secular Public Service”

I am a working member of Atheist Freethinkers/Libres penseurs athées. Yesterday, I was notified that the “Declaration for a Secular Public Service” is now official policy of AFT. It has also been endorsed by Humanist Canada. We appeal to all associations in Canada which support secularism to sign, with the … Continue reading

Blasphemy Laws: Canadian Point of View

Canadian Atheist is pleased to present the first of the NicolSD videos from the Non-Conference 2015. Eric Thomas, President of Humanist Canada; Doug Thomas, President of Secular Connexion Séculaire; Christine Shellska, President of Atheist Alliance International; David Rand, President of Atheist Freethinkers (Libres penseurs athées) take part in what the organizer, Spencer Lucas, calls “The Panel of … Continue reading

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