Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 17-Mar-2018 to 23-Mar-2018.
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Most Canadians respect religion, believe it is relevant and think it benefits society, according to a new Angus Reid Institute poll. But despite those positive findings, religious freedom expert Andrew Bennett is worried about Canada’s acceptance of religion and religious diversity. “My fear is that increasingly … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Canadians are divided over whether religious diversity is healthy for the country, but they consider Islam in particular to be a negative force, a new poll has found. In the survey, conducted the same week Quebec adopted a law prohibiting niqab-wearing women from receiving government … Continue reading
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Nov-2017 to 17-Nov-2017.
Rights should never be put to a popular vote, but one of the justifications for Québec’s Bill 62 is that a majority of Québécois wanted it. Is that true? How does the rest of Canada feel?
The Canadian public, though, by and large, religious in proclivities, remains skeptical as to the functional utility of religion throughout the nation. According to Crux Now in “Canadians think religion does more harm than good, latest poll says,” 51% of Canadians, even with the majority of the population as religious, … Continue reading