“Stop showing off, Canada. You’re embarrassing us.”

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

Physician Assisted Dying Now

The first indication that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government, scheduled to take over on Nov. 4,  may be an illiberal government is the Liberals are deciding whether to ask for an extension of up to six months to implement the Supreme Court’s decision on physician assisted dying. On October 28, Dying … Continue reading

“A Humanist Reflection on #Elxn42”

Ian Bushfield, Executive Director for the BC Humanist Association, has listed his expectations from Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberal government: “From what he promised during the campaign, there are lots of policies that I’ll be looking for Trudeau to follow through on, including: ♦ Action to legalize physician assisted … Continue reading

John Oliver Tells Us Who Not to Vote For

John Oliver did a pretty funny segment on the Canadian election. My favourite footage was of Justin Trudeau showing someone how to pretend to fall down the stairs and Stephen Harper creepily smiling and telling people how he likes watching Breaking Bad. But, the best is at the end and I … Continue reading

Peterborough Ontario’s Rob Ford

Twitter was all atwitter yesterday about Stephen Harper’s attendance at a rally promoted by Rob and Doug Ford. CBC news describes Rob Ford as the former Toronto mayor who admitted to using crack cocaine while in office However, although former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro’s attack on Justin Trudeau and … Continue reading

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