The next award in the 2018 Canadian Atheist Awards is “Story of the year”. This award is for the news or cultural story that captured the most interest or had the most impact among Canadian atheists in 2017.
Canadian Atheist Tags:
Battle River School Division, Beverley McLachlin, Bible, blasphemy laws, Brad Wall, Canada Summer Jobs attestation controversy, Canadian blasphemy law, charity, Chrystia Freeland, Coalition Avenir Québec, College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C., Cornerstone Christian Academy, François Legault, Global Affairs Canada, Halton Catholic District School Board, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jody Wilson-Raybould, John Carpay, LSBC & LSUC v. TWU, M-103, Malcolm Rowe, naturopathy, physician-assisted dying, Québec Bill 62, refusal of service, Roman Catholic Diocese of London, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Theodore ruling, Trinity Western University
Today, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould tabled Bill C-51 to amend the Criminal Code, which repeals around two dozen sections of the Code and modifies several others. One of the sections it repeals is §296: the blasphemy law.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 4-Mar-2017 to 10-Mar-2017.
Weekly Update Tags:
abortion, alt-right, British Columbia, British Columbia Humanist Association, Catholicism, Christianity, climate change, conservatives, Criminal Code, fake news, fundamentalism, genetic discrimination, hate speech, humanism, islamophobia, Jody Wilson-Raybould, oil sands, philosophy, Pope Francis, scientism, secular marriage, Stephen Law, The 10 and 3, The Legion of Reason
Wonderful news coming out of Ottawa this week! Remember the petition against the blasphemy law we were asking everyone to sign? We got a response!
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 15-Oct-2016 to 21-Oct-2016.
Weekly Update Tags:
2017 Conservative Party of Canada leadership election, CosmicSkeptic, Daesh, diversity, electoral reform, gender discrimination, Jody Wilson-Raybould, Kellie Leitch, multiculturalism, Parliament, polling, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, secularism, terrorism, The Beaverton