The 2017 strategy

I’ve already talked about what’s planned for Canadian Atheist in 2017. But now I want to widen the scope, and talk strategy for 2017 in general.

Roy Brown: “A long kiss goodbye”

Today, Roy Brown, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) delegate to the UN, said goodbye after 12 years at his post Exactly 12 years ago this week, on 9th March 1994, I gave my first speech at what was then the UN Commission on Human Rights; it was against blasphemy … Continue reading

Canada’s Blasphemy Law

Today, Rob Breakenridge retweeted a tweet from Scott Gilmore which reads Mocking religions should be illegal according to Montreal Muslim Council The article to which Gilmore refers, “Ridiculiser les religions devrait être puni, selon le Conseil musulman de Montréal,” published in Actualité in August 2015, can be translated as “Ridiculing … Continue reading

“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

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