On 15 April last year, the Supreme Court released their judgement in the most important case to do with secularism in Canada in recent history. Even now, a year later, it’s still hard to appreciate the full impact of the ruling.
On March 21, the BC Humanist Association sent a letter to Kevin Godden, the superintendent of the Abbotsford School District, to ask him to stop distributing Gideon Bibles and other religious materials in public schools. The BCHA makes it very clear that the distribution of Gideon Bibles and other religious … Continue reading
It seems there is some controversy about the hashtag #StopIslam. According to The Washington Post, In the aftermath of Tuesday morning’s attacks in Belgium, Twitter lit up with a hashtag that deviated from the usual post-tragedy solidarity script: #StopIslam trended worldwide, just below #Brussels and #PrayforBelgium. As disturbing as this hashtag might appear, however, … Continue reading
Guest post by Raihan Abir A few days ago, the Daily Mail (UK) published a news item entitled “Bangladesh Considering Abandoning Islam as Its Official Religion Following Wake of Extremist Attacks.” While it reflects the fact that there will be a hearing in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh on the … Continue reading
Centre for Inquiry Canada, Christian and non-Christian Saskatchewan residents (and other concerned parties) are petitioning the Saskatchewan Government to end 1.Opening prayer in the legislature. 2. Christmas messages delivered by Premier Brad Wall on behalf of the Saskatchewan Party that identify Christianity as superior to other beliefs and non-belief. Brad Wall’s … Continue reading