Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 25-Feb-2017 to 3-Mar-2017.
This week’s Weekly Update is a little thin. That shouldn’t be surprising: just about every article and post from just about every news media outlet and blog this week has either been about the US election or its surprising, disappointing, horrifying result.
Human rights are strange things. Everyone seems to have a different idea of what they are, which ones take precedence and who has the right… to enforce them. In Nova Scotia, law grads from the new private Christian university will be allowed to practice despite controversial rules that exclude fornicators … Continue reading
Today, the BC Humanist Association published the following information in the “News” section of its website: August 31, 2015 This morning The Vancouver Sun published our letter regarding Trinity Western University’s proposed law school. Our letter was in response to an opinion article by Barry W. Bussey, Director, Legal Affairs, at the … Continue reading
Trinity Western University (TWU) will sound familiar to most Canadian atheists. Back in 2001, the British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT) – which was, at the time, the professional regulatory body for teachers in BC – denied accreditation to its teaching certification program because of the university’s bigoted stance against … Continue reading
G. Elijah Dann shared a link on the Canadian Atheist Facebook page to his Huffington Post article, “Trinity Western University Put[s] Homophobia on the Syllabus.” Dann starts by discussing Bill Maher’s comment on Real Time with Bill Maher: “There are 80 countries with anti-gay laws punishable by death in about 10 … Continue reading