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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 21-Jan-2017 to 27-Jan-2017.

The Limits Of Free Speech And Public Monuments

Recently there was a lot of disgust expressed against a “Man charged after ‘fornicating the statue,’ police say” Yes, this is the same monument Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was murdered at and, the same monument that saw teenagers in 2006 charged for urinating at. In all the above cases the charge … Continue reading

God is a Dog. Or something like that.

These sorts of signs have been cropping up all over North America, so I was not surprised to hear from Mark from Sudbury about this one in my mother’s old neighbourhood. In fact, I snapped a few shots myself. It’s sad that it’s right next to an indoctrination centre or what they call a child … Continue reading

CBC News laments the decline of religion in Canada

On Wednesday’s The National, CBC reporter Chris Brown presented a report titled “Are we Godless?” Did it miss the point? Well, obviously; I kinda gave the answer away when I said it was a CBC report. This isn’t the first time CBC has done a report wondering why Canadians are … Continue reading

The Canadian English-language news media has betrayed Charlie Hebdo, again

The attack on Charlie Hebdo has been (almost) universally condemned. Given the savagery and insanity of the attack that’s not surprising, but I waited with bated breath to see what would happen next. In particular, I wanted to see the reaction of journalism media – particularly the Canadian English journalism … Continue reading

CBC News discusses atheism, badly as usual

Whenever CBC tackles atheism on its news network, they bungle it hideously. Several times they’ve had panels discussing atheism without a single atheist present, and no one speaking for an atheist position – you can imagine how they’ve turned out. Well on The National on Sunday night, Wendy Mesley – … Continue reading

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