Tag Archive: religion

Couple to debate right to distribute atheist book

TORONTO – A Grimsby couple who want to have a book on atheism distributed to students attending the District School Board of Niagara will have the chance to make their case before an… Continue reading

Pauline Marois’ assaults on democratic values

Given the close scrutiny that surrounded the recent Alberta election, it is somewhat surprising that more attention is not being paid to the genuinely alarming things coming out of the mouth of Parti… Continue reading

Anti-religious gunman charged

A gunman said “I don’t like your politics” before opening fire on a Christian lobby group’s security guard in Washington DC, says the FBI. Floyd Lee Corkins, 28, also allegedly had a bag… Continue reading

Don’t fear the preacher. Let politicians pray in peace

Stephen Harper’s religious beliefs are none of our business, writes Chris Selley. Every now and again, some commentator insinuates that evangelicals have unprecedented influence in Canadian politics; and that Prime Minister Stephen Harper… Continue reading

Having faith in Calgary city core

The City of Calgary will exclude new ethnic and faith communities from growing and prospering within the civic core unless the Centre City Plan is amended, according to a study released today by… Continue reading

CCRF Releases Religious Freedom Profile

The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) today released its Profile on Religious Freedom in Canada. The document, which took two years to compose, outlines the goals and stratedies of the CCRF in… Continue reading

Secularism Is Not Atheism

 Secularism must be the most misunderstood and mangled ism in the American political lexicon. Commentators on the right and the left routinely equate it with Stalinism, Nazism and Socialism, among other dreaded isms.… Continue reading

Chick-fil-A Would Enjoy Greater Freedom in Canada: CCRF

Dear Sir/Madam: In light of the current media assault on your company for simple public statements of the faith and beliefs of your owner, please consider opening future locations north of the border,… Continue reading

Toronto Police Target Faith Group

TORONTO – Canada Day 2012 saw thousands of LGBT activists join the Toronto Pride Parade, backed by an army of Toronto Police Services to enforce their side of the law. A small group… Continue reading

Rationality is over-rated – just ask scientists

Even the authors of a new University of British Columbia report stress there is room for both faith and logic in our still-mysterious world  Some atheists are delighting in a groundbreaking University of… Continue reading