Tag Archives: Office of Religious Freedom

Thank You, Stéphane Dion

by | January 29, 2016

Why am I thanking Stéphane Dion, the minister of Global Affairs Canada? As BC Humanists has tweeted, the information in the Ottawa Citizen article, “Dion Suggests End Is Nigh For Office of Religious Freedom,” is “Hopeful news”: Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion has given his strongest indication yet that the writing is on the wall… Read more »

“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 »

Questions for Federal Candidates: Updated

by | June 25, 2015

Here is the updated list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding: Do you support the right to freedom from religion as well as the right to freedom of religion? Do you support secular governance, i.e. separation between religion and state? Do you support removing the phrase “the supremacy of God” from… Read more »

Questions for Federal Candidates

by | June 18, 2015

The Canadian federal election is tentatively scheduled for October 19, 2015, and at least one candidate is setting up her campaign headquarters, so this is a good time to start making a list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding. Here is a partial list: Do you support abolishing Canada’s Blasphemy Law?… Read more »

PM Harper’s Canada Day Message Asks God to Keep Our True North Strong and Free

by | July 1, 2014

Happy Canada day from PM Harper and God. Yes, our prime minister likes to add the god stuff, which 65% of us think is just swell but quite a few of us (1 in 4) think it’s weird and foreign. I guess this PM doesn’t really care what non believers think because he did start… Read more »