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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 14-Jan-2017 to 20-Jan-2017.

Election Dos and Don’ts for Churches

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

The 388 Writs Have Been Issued

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

True North Smart and Free

Just in time for the anticipated announcement of an October federal election, Evidence for Democracy has launched True North Smart and Free: a new website with a series of short, engaging, shareable stories that documents changes to how science is collected, communicated, and used in federal policy decision-making and what this … Continue reading

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