Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 21-Jan-2017 to 27-Jan-2017.
Ah, CBC. You giveth, then – without fail – you taketh away. Literally the day after a rather decent documentary about atheist minister Gretta Vosper – which, admittedly, was not decent due to CBC’s editorial decisions as much as it was decent due to Vosper making a good showing of … Continue reading
Gretta Vosper made a huge splash in 2008 when she came out as atheist, despite being an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada. Clergy coming out atheist is hardly news, but what made Vosper stand out was that she insisted on continuing as a minister of the UCC … Continue reading
If you have something to say regarding news stories about indigenous people, the CBC doesn’t want to hear it until next year. Canada’s public broadcaster has taken what “Acting director of digital news” Brodie Fenlon acknowledges, in a commendably calm, articulate and thoughtful explanatory post, is the “unusual step” of … Continue reading
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