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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Mar-2017 to 17-Mar-2017.

An unextraordinary claim: Torture doesn’t work

Torture is in the news again, sadly, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan made a public declaration that Canada will never use torture or be party to [it], a day after his meeting with US Defence Secretary James Mattis. That sounds decent, but there’s a lot of grey space around his … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 7-Jan-2017 to 13-Jan-2017.

Ethical Consumption

The news that “Nestle is being sued for allegedly using child slaves on cocoa farms” presents conscientious consumers with an ethical problem. Bob Churchill from the International Humanist and Ethical Union says, Trying to boycott Nestle would be like trying to avoid breathing polluted air. What’s an ethical response to … Continue reading

Recommended Reading

On July 17 the Department of Justice published a news release announcing that the Government of Canada has established and external panel on options for a legislative response to Carter v. Canada. On July 18, Udo Schuklenk posted “Conservative Government Tries to Con Canadians on Assisted Dying” on his website … Continue reading

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