Abortion, Federal Funding and Religious Freedom

In December of last year the Federal Government announced that it would require all applicants to the Canada Summer Jobs Program to agree to a formal attestation that: Both the job and the organization’s core mandate respect individual human rights in Canada, including the values underlying the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as other … Continue reading Abortion, Federal Funding and Religious Freedom


Dawkins & Sick Studies of Prayer

I am reading (actually listening to an audio recording of) a book by Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion.  This recording has the annoying property that it is read by the author and his wife, alternately.  While I much prefer hearing a book read by the author, I find Dawkins to have the sound of a … Continue reading Dawkins & Sick Studies of Prayer

Humanism on PBS?

I was watching TV with Devin the other day and we were watching some of the filler programing between shows on PBS.  We don't have cable so the only kids shows the kids can watch outside of Saturday morning is on PBS and TVO.  Rather than have commercials these networks show these short 2 minute filler … Continue reading Humanism on PBS?