Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 28-Jan-2017 to 3-Feb-2017.
The Vancouver Sun and other Canadian media report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he isn’t planning for the moment to call Saudi Arabian authorities to ask that jailed blogger Raif Badawi be freed. Trudeau himself says “It’s not in my immediate plans.” “Raif Badawi has a family who are here … Continue reading
After the recent Islamic State (also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh) attacks in Paris, France’s atheist President François Hollande was quick to vow to destroy the jihadist caliphate (full French transcript here) by forming “une grande et unique coalition”. France also launched heavy air strikes on Raqqa, the capital … Continue reading
Update: Mélanie Joly, Canada’s new Minister of Canadian Heritage, is one of the 16 cabinet ministers who skipped “So Help Me God.” ————– “Stop showing off, Canada. You’re embarrassing us,” are the final sentences of Hemant Mehta’s post “Half of the New Canadian Cabinet Members Chose to Skip ‘So Help … Continue reading