“Declaration for a Secular Public Service”

I am a working member of Atheist Freethinkers/Libres penseurs athées. Yesterday, I was notified that the “Declaration for a Secular Public Service” is now official policy of AFT. It has also been endorsed by Humanist Canada. We appeal to all associations in Canada which support secularism to sign, with the … Continue reading

Blasphemy Laws: Canadian Point of View

Canadian Atheist is pleased to present the first of the NicolSD videos from the Non-Conference 2015. Eric Thomas, President of Humanist Canada; Doug Thomas, President of Secular Connexion Séculaire; Christine Shellska, President of Atheist Alliance International; David Rand, President of Atheist Freethinkers (Libres penseurs athées) take part in what the organizer, Spencer Lucas, calls “The Panel of … Continue reading

Joint Open Letter to Bangladeshi PM and President

On Wednesday, August 18, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) was pleased to announce in a press release that a “Huge alliance protests government response to Bangladesh blogger murders“: Following a string of brutal “machete” murders of Bangladeshi writers, all of whom had blogged about humanism, secularism, and atheist … Continue reading

The Myth Of Multiculturalism

Ian Bushfield, humanist and secularist, is between countries and between jobs, but it is obvious his thoughts are with Canada and the BC Humanist Association. In anticipation of returning to Vancouver at the end of July and reassuming his role as executive director of BC Humanists, Bushfield has critiqued Humanist … Continue reading

Humanist Canada Responds to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report

Yesterday, Humanist Canada released its response to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: A Humanist Response to the Report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Humanist Canada welcomes the release of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. We agree that Canada’s Indian Residential Schools represented … Continue reading

Major Victory for Secularism in Canada!

As a signatory to Atheist Freethinkers’ “Declaration of Secular Associations in Quebec and Canada Concerning the 15 April 2015 Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada,” signed and supported by like-minded Canadian secular associations, I am pleased to announce the “Declaration” is now online on the Atheist Freethinkers (AFT) and … Continue reading

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