Yet another survey shows majority support for defunding Ontario’s Catholic school system, but does it matter?

Poll numbers in Ontario are up! No, not for the Ontario Liberals – they’re in the basement and digging (say hi to Justin Trudeau while you’re down there!). I’m talking about public support for ending the publicly funded, separate Catholic school system. I don’t imagine anyone who reads this blog … Continue reading

A Doodle and a Guide for Father’s Day

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Father’s Day: As well, today, Ian Bushfield retweeted a tweet from the Young Humanists of the British Humanist Association: Parent/Humanist? Download our new publication ‘Does every question need an answer?’  http://younghumanists.org.uk/questions #BHA2015 Just in time for Father’s day, Young Humanists introduces its first publication, Does Every Question … Continue reading

“Get Out of Religion Class” Coupons Make Catholic School Administrators Nervous

Administrators at a Catholic school in Peterborough appear to be a bit nervous about their students learning the truth about religion classes. At least that is how it seemed when Canadian Atheist’s very own Veronica Abbass handed out “get out of that ‘mandatory’ religion class” coupons to students after class … Continue reading

“Modern Parenting Has a Snake Oil Problem”

Ruth Margolis is correct when she accuses modern parents of having a snake oil problem, a problem that’s “not just vaccines.” Although Margolis’ article focuses on the the behaviour “affluent and educated” parents in her Brooklyn neighborhood, questionable theories on health care for children can be found in any neighborhood … Continue reading

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