Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 14-Jan-2017 to 20-Jan-2017.
Google Canada encourages Canadians to vote: If you haven’t already, make sure you vote today. CBC’s Peter Mansbridge reminds us, The last federal election produced a voter turnout of barely 60 per cent. Try to explain that to people in countries where they just won the right to vote. They … Continue reading
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
Mick Sweetman tweeted, This “I’m gunna vote” video from the Carleton University Student Association is really…something. It is wonderful, but not all Sweetman’s followers agree. However, if it gets students to vote #elxn42, then WTF is their problem? h/t: @LucRinaldi
The Church for Vancouver has published “Guidelines for Church Engagement in Elections” on its website. The guidelines are a shorter version of the 25 page Election Kit prepared by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC). While the EFC Election Kit includes A Call to Prayer; Understanding Canadian Elections; and Tips … Continue reading
There will be a federal election on October 19th, and eligible Canadians will vote to choose members of parliament from 338 electoral districts (ridings) in Canada because as former Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Pierre Kingsley explains, “Candidates run – not political parties.” Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be a candidate in … Continue reading