We’ve reached the end of this series on Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City), so let’s look back on the main points.
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 … Continue reading
An article posted on Charle Hebdo and an article posted on Friendly Atheist have forced me to reexamine my conviction that all accommodation of religion is bad. The Charle Hebdo article begins For a week now, experts of all kinds have been trying to understand the reasons for the attacks … Continue reading
Life in a liberal democracy is never as fair as you’d expect it to be. Case in point is the latest deference to religion in favour of violating the principle of gender equality. According to CBC, on Monday, July 28, Pearson International Airport’s Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) granted the … Continue reading