Calgary public school board trustee candidate blames Edmonton terror attack on LGBTQ people

[A screen capture of a Facebook posting made by Karen Draper on 1-Oct-2017, saying in large, bold, capital letters; "LGBTQ R U 2 DUM 2 C THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN EDMONTON IS YOUR FAULT AS WELL"]

We’re still reeling from the terrorist attacks in Edmonton – not to even mention Las Vegas – and we’ve been glued to our news feeds trying to figure out what exactly happened and why, and perhaps more importantly how to prevent these kinds of attacks from happening again. But it … Continue reading

Weekly Update: to

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 2-Sep-2017 to 8-Sep-2017.

Much Ado About Comments

If you have something to say regarding news stories about indigenous people, the CBC doesn’t want to hear it until next year. Canada’s public broadcaster has taken what “Acting director of digital news” Brodie Fenlon acknowledges, in a commendably calm, articulate and thoughtful explanatory post, is the “unusual step” of … Continue reading

Rex Murphy On Institutes Of Higher Whining

I seem to have more time for Rex Murphy than do most CA writers and commenters. I don’t always agree with the man, but I appreciate his acerbic writing and his crusty, canny sensibilities. Even when his columns strike me as misguided and badly argued, they’re entertaining and contain points … Continue reading

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