Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 31-Dec-2016 to 6-Jan-2017.
The letter below written by Al Ward and submitted to the Hamilton Spectator clears up (again) the misunderstanding about publicly-funded Catholic schools: It seems whenever this issue pops up there is some Roman Catholic School supporter who claims indignantly that since their taxes are directed to the Roman Catholic board … Continue reading
The Church for Vancouver has published “Guidelines for Church Engagement in Elections” on its website. The guidelines are a shorter version of the 25 page Election Kit prepared by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC). While the EFC Election Kit includes A Call to Prayer; Understanding Canadian Elections; and Tips … Continue reading
John Oliver spends 20 glorious minutes excoriating televangelists in his latest Last Week Tonight segment. I expected him to highlight the obvious lavish lifestyles of televangelists and Oliver did so wonderfully by showing clips of the likes of Robert Tilton, Creflo Dollar (the guy who started a fund for a 65 … Continue reading
Last week Will Mirewood sent this message using the contact form on Canadian Atheist. Mirewood’s message with its call to action in the first paragraph is reprinted below with Mirewood’s permission: In this post-modern era secular and atheist groups need to be more vocal in discussing, debating and being skeptical … Continue reading
The headline for Hans Rollmann’s July 25th article for his column “To Each Their Own” in the The Independent promises “Harper Government to Revoke Charitable Status of Catholic Church.” If only it were true, this would be a fitting punishment for an organization that is politically active across Canada in … Continue reading