“A Humanist Reflection on #Elxn42”

Ian Bushfield, Executive Director for the BC Humanist Association, has listed his expectations from Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberal government: “From what he promised during the campaign, there are lots of policies that I’ll be looking for Trudeau to follow through on, including: ♦ Action to legalize physician assisted … Continue reading

“Canadian Masquerade”

Marco DeRossi, member of the Board of Directors for Atheist Freethinkers/Libres penseurs athées, exercised his right to vote in the 2015 federal election wearing the costume featured in the photo below: DeRossi shares his experience in an article entitled “Canadian Masquerade“: Just to set things up for you, Zunera Ishaq is … Continue reading

John Oliver Tells Us Who Not to Vote For

John Oliver did a pretty funny segment on the Canadian election. My favourite footage was of Justin Trudeau showing someone how to pretend to fall down the stairs and Stephen Harper creepily smiling and telling people how he likes watching Breaking Bad. But, the best is at the end and I … Continue reading

Peterborough Ontario’s Rob Ford

Twitter was all atwitter yesterday about Stephen Harper’s attendance at a rally promoted by Rob and Doug Ford. CBC news describes Rob Ford as the former Toronto mayor who admitted to using crack cocaine while in office However, although former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro’s attack on Justin Trudeau and … Continue reading

Two Videos

Yesterday, I was sent two videos, one through a discussion forum email and one over Twitter. The subject line of the email for the video entitled “Will Islamophobia and Racism Influence Canadian Election?” reads “The Worst Video Ever.” My correspondent goes on to say, I didn’t know if sending this … Continue reading

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