Tag Archives: Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City)

Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City), also known as 2015 SCC 16, is the 2015 Supreme Court ruling against the Saguenay city council’s opening of municipal council meetings with a prayer. It is a landmark decision that has defined the meaning of secularism in Canada.

Religious accessories bans are wrong: The secularism lie

by | April 15, 2019

The most popular argument for religious accessories bans – for many, the only argument for religious accessories bans – is that they are in some way related to secularism. They’re not. In fact, quite the opposite.

Weekly Update: to

by | November 4, 2017

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 28-Oct-2017 to 3-Nov-2017.

The 2017 strategy

by | January 9, 2017

I’ve already talked about what’s planned for Canadian Atheist in 2017. But now I want to widen the scope, and talk strategy for 2017 in general.

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: Canadian secularism

by | June 3, 2016

Throughout the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) process, no less than five very different approaches to secularism were described. Thus far I’ve described the approaches that were not correct – approaches that were not actually secularism as properly defined. Happily, the final Supreme Court decision got secularism right. So in this instalment, I’ll discuss… Read more »

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: The many faces of secularism

by | May 27, 2016

One of the fascinating aspects of the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) case was the way state secularism was defined… repeatedly. Multiple versions of state secularism were discussed and contrasted over the course of the case.