Just a quick note that the Peel District School Board, bending over backwards to put the issue to rest, yesterday released a 2-page fact sheet addressing many of the points that have been discussed here previously. I also got a few answers directly from my local trustee.
I just took this photo of a group of protesters winding their way around Celebration Square (which sits in front of city hall.). I couldn’t stop long but I estimate there were between two and three dozen protesters at most. I can only assume this is the continuation of opposition … Continue reading
Pew Research Centre recently released the results of a group of surveys asking respondents worldwide a question about what “national identity” requires. Canada was included in their results.
I’ve written before about how important electoral reform is to secularists, humanists, atheists, and freethinkers, and since then it has become a major political issue. The most recent debacle had former Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef trying to dazzle Canadians with math, and make an important electoral metric – the … Continue reading
There’s been a dispute roiling in the Peel District School Board over prayer in the public schools… but not the school prayer dispute we’re used to. Usually when the topic of prayer in public schools comes up, the standard secularist line is that the students are free to pray all … Continue reading