By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Nicole Orr is the branch manager for CFI–Portland. Working with youth has always been very important to her. In her teens, Nicole was an assistant team leader for a Search and Rescue Unit. There, she taught young people wilderness survival skills, as well as crime scene protocols. … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Tell us about your family background — to give some groundwork. My mom is a singer/actress, my father is a music graduate who became a tax officer when I was born. Everyone in my family is nominally Catholic and I was also baptized, but my family never … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Bruce Gleason is the Director of LogiCal-LA. Here we talk about the event, highlight presentations, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, the event LogiCal-LA is coming up. How long has the event been ongoing? Bruce Gleason: Well, this is a very young conference. We had our … Continue reading
In terms of geography, culture, and language, where does your family background reside? Vancouver B.C. Your biographic information from the Center for Inquiry Canada (CFIC/CFI Canada) website describes brief personal information about the pivotal moment for your transformation into a skeptic mentality, as follows: At the age of 8 when … Continue reading
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 29-Oct-2016 to 4-Nov-2016.
Angus Reid Institute has published the results of a survey about Canadians’ beliefs in various conspiracy theories: “Extra-Terrestrials and other Stranger Things: Four-in-Five Canadians believe”. Now, don’t be misled by the report’s title… or the report’s content. The ARI write-up is mind-bogglingly stupid, compared to the actual results. The actual … Continue reading