Interview with Ric Glowienka – Board Member, Humanist Canada

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ric Glowienka “joined Humanist Canada in 2016, became a Humanist Officiant in 2017 and joined the Humanist Canada board in 2019. The son of refugees, Ric came to Canada in 1957. A fascination with computing, Ric has spent 40 years working with organizations around the world, … Continue reading

Press Release: Humanist activist and family threatened by Pakistan: Canadian government asked to intervene

*From middle July but still relevant.* TORONTO – July 18, 2019 – PRLog — Humanist Canada continues to join a growing chorus of denunciation of the Government of Pakistan in its treatment of human rights campaignerGulalai Ismail, including Humanists International and other human rights groups. Denunciation followed by calls to drop the sedition charge against Ismail. Once more, … Continue reading

Press Release: Humanist Canada calls for the release of Pakistani Activist

*From early July but still relevant.* TORONTO – July 1, 2019 – PRLog — Humanist Canada calls on the Government of Canada to request the Government of Pakistan to release human right campaigner, Gulalai Ismail. She has been charged with sedition following her campaign to have the rape and murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl … Continue reading

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

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