Tag: Quebec

Court Intervention in Support of Bill 21

Atheist Freethinkers Our Approach to Bill 21 2020-09-16 See also our Press Release, 2020-09-16 Our Intervention has been Accepted! Our request to intervene in the case of I. N. HAK et al. against the Attorney-General of Quebec has been accepted

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PRESS RELEASE, 2020-09-16

For immediate release LPA-AFT’s Court Intervention in Support of Bill 21 Montreal, 16th September 2020 — Atheist Freethinkers (LPA-AFT), an association which promotes secularism and supports the rights of atheists, will intervene in the case of I. N. HAK et al.

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Why We Support Bill 21

AFT On-line Event, 2020-08-08 David Rand, President, Atheist Freethinkers Publication date: 2020-08-11 This talk was accompanied by a presentation of some thirty slides which we suggest you consult while reading through the text below. The video of the presentation is

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Legal Fund

Fundraising Campaign for our Court Intervention in Support of Bill 21 avril 2020 We, Atheist Freethinkers, will intervene before Quebec Superior Court in case 500-17-108353-197 initiated by Ichrak Nourel Hak, with the support of the CCLA and the NCCM, against

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In the News: AAI’s John Richards Interviews David Rand, UPDATE

Interview: David Rand, Canada, John Richards, AAI Youtube channel, 2020-06-22. Previous video: In the News: AAI’s John Richards Interviews David Rand about Quebec Bill 21 Please donate to our Legal Fund: Legal Fund, Fundraising Campaign for our Court Intervention in

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In the News: AAI’s John Richards Interviews David Rand about Quebec Bill 21

John Richards, Publications Director of Atheist Alliance International (AAI) and editor of AAI’s magazine Secular World, interviews David Rand, president of Atheist Freethinkers, about Quebec’s secularism law, Bill 21: Interview: David Rand, Canada, John Richards, AAI Youtube channel, 2020-05-02. Follow-up

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Letter to Organizations in RoC about Bill 21: RESPONSES

2020-04-10 The following is a report of responses to our letter to various atheist, humanist, secularist or skeptic organizations in Canada outside Quebec, asking each about their position with respect to Quebec’s Bill 21. Summary of Responses Number of Organizations

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Press Release RPL, 2020-04-09

Court Challenge to Quebec Bill 21 on State Secularism The Rassemblement pour la laïcité is satisfiedwith the Supreme Court Decision 2020-04-09 Montreal, Thursday 9th April 2020 — The Rassemblement pour la laïcité (RPL or Alliance for Secularism) expresses its satisfaction with

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AFT Brief submitted for Consultations on the ERC Program

Our organization Atheist Freethinkers has submitted a brief for the Consultations on the Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) program of study. On this page we present an English translation of a few excerpts of the brief. You may consult the

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Blog 117: The Huge Lie of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Bar Association

David Rand 2020-02-26 As we all know, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has joined the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) in contesting Bill 21 (An Act respecting the laicity of the State) before the courts. Now given that

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2020-02-09: Webinar on Bill 21 For Humanist Canada

Quebec Bill 21: A modest but historic step forward for secularism Webinar for Humanist Canada, 2020-02-09 David Rand, President LPA-AFT and Spokesperson RPL 2020-02-24 The following is the text of a webinar presentation done by the author for Humanist Canada

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In the News: Complete Revision of ERC Planned

Quebec to abolish ethics and religious culture course, to make way for ’21st-century themes’ , Laura Marchand, CBC News, 2020-01-10. The Coalition Avenir Québec government plans to abolish the ethics and religious culture (ECR) course currently offered in Quebec schools.

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In the News: MLQ Intervenes in Court For Bill 21

Pro-Bill 21 group wins round in court challenge, Presse Canadienne, Montreal Gazette, 2020-01-09. A pro-secularism group has obtained leave from Quebec Superior Court to intervene in one of the legal challenges to Bill 21, Quebec’s secularism legislation. The Mouvement laïque

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