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Baird Hosts Impromptu Twitter Chat

CBC | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Politics

For the second time in six months, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has taken to the twitter airwaves to host an impromptu Q&A under the #AskBaird ...

Baird's Warning To Eritrean Consulate

CBC | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Politics

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he has sent a message to the Eritrean consulate to stop collecting a "diaspora tax" from Eritrean-C...

It's My Right as a Canadian to Be Free From Religion

Doug Thomas | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Politics
Doug Thomas

Canadian atheists are often confronted by misinformation about their right to freedom from religion. To coerce someone to follow a religion is to deny that person freedom of religion. If that person is a non-believer, freedom of religion then means the right to not believe-freedom from religion.

Where Do Atheists Belong in the Office of Religious Freedom?

Doug Thomas | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Doug Thomas

Many comments regarding the appropriateness and potential effectiveness of the Canadian Office of Religious Freedom have been made; however, with the exception of a few reporters, no one has noted the exclusion of Secular Humanist or atheist organizations from whatever consultation that occurred. The frosting on that cake was the failure to invite representatives from any Secular Humanist organizations to the press conference formally announcing the creation of the office and the appointment of Dr. Andrew Bennett as its ambassador.

Baird's 'Grave' Concern

CBC | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

Foreign Minister John Baird said today Canada has grave concerns that Syria might be ready to use chemical weapons on its own people or its neighbours...

Canada: Our Home and Communist Land

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgAs we may recall, a couple days ago good ol' Ezra Levant was having quite a snit over the fact that outgoing Globe and Mail web editor Stephen Wicary was emigrating to Cuba, in theory because that's where his wife works, but probably because he's a goddamn commie.

Spot The Difference: Feds Quietly Change Press Release

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — In the print and online news world, when you make a mistake, you issue a correction. But that doesn't appear to be the new practice at Cana...