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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 4-Feb-2017 to 10-Feb-2017.

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch brings up an ideological purity test for refugees

With a legacy characterized by Canada’s worst human rights record in the modern era, utter disdain for the environment, the proroguing of Parliament (twice), and the muzzling of scientists, I think all progressive-minded Canadians are quite happy to see the back of former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Surely whoever we … Continue reading

Atheist Bloggers Support CFI Project

Atheist Sean McGuire and I were pleased to co-sign a Centre for Inquiry (Canada) fundraising email: Fellow Freethinkers   If you’re like many people who care about secularism and the free-thought movement, you read blogs from around the world.  You may even have read Canadian Atheist  or My Secret Atheist Blog. … Continue reading

Immigration Victory Is Not a Miracle

The headlines for human interest stories are often hyperbolic or indicate supernatural intervention. The headline1 in the paper edition of the Peterborough Examiner, “Miracle Unites Couple,” is no exception. It looked as though he wouldn’t be allowed to leave his home country of Bangladesh and get to Canada in time for … Continue reading

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