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Sandra Beardsall, feminism and the church: Freethinker meeting part 2

Last post has part one of this. Yesterday the Saskatoon Freethinkers met for their monthly get-together and this time around we’d invited Pastor Sandra Beardsall to talk to us about, well, feminism and its history in a church setting. The … Continue reading

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Looks familiar, but I just can’t place him…

Heard a blip on CBC Radio this morning that made me want to go find the news article – Canadians don’t recognize their icons unless they’re on TV once in a while. The ones best known were Wayne Gretzky, Celine … Continue reading

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Le Panthéon des Canadiens

The arena is their temple, the players are their saviours, and those who worship them pray that the sacrifices made on the ice — of blood, sweat and tears — will lead them to glory. They are the fans of … Continue reading

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This is only “news” to anyone not Canadian, probably

The Daily Mail reports on a Chinese man who was pulled over for driving with his feet. Both arms had been amputated years ago and has been driving like that ever since. He was issued with a public safety summons, … Continue reading

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