Tag Archives: Saskatoon

The One Minion Search Party – “how old should you be to watch csi”

Did you know that the Saskatoon Public Library loans movies and TV shows on DVDs? Part of me thinks the place needs to advertise itself a whole lot better. I frequently run into people who have no idea free movies … Continue reading

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I’m late commenting on the Saskatoon atheist angst…

Local story, though, so I should have been more on the ball. Life getting in the way a little, I think. Interesting times and all that. Anyway, there was some brouhaha earlier this month when a man by the name … Continue reading

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Excorcism in Saskatoon? Say it ain’t so!

Exorcism seems like one of those quirky things that should only exist in the realm of fiction. Sadly, since many people insist on believing a god can exert power over a populace, and hold the opposing belief that demons can … Continue reading

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Former Saskatoon priest charged with sexual abuse

CBC Radio 1 mentioned 89 year old William Hodgson Marshall this morning so I went hunting for more information. From CBC I learn he’s in custody in Kingston, Ontario and awaiting trial: Marshall was a priest, basketball coach and mathematics … Continue reading

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Plans for Darwin Day Saskatoon are coming together

Circle February 12th and if you’ll be in the city, you can join the Saskatoon Freethinkers and Saskatchewan Skeptics for their third annual Darwin Day party. This year the event will be on the University of Saskatchewan campus in the … Continue reading

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Io Saturnalia!!

Instead of Festivus this year, Saskatoon Freethinkers chose to celebrate the ancient traditions of the Roman festival known as Saturnalia. Including gift giving. Originally the gifts were symbolic candles and clay dolls – sigillaria – purchased at a colonnaded market … Continue reading

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Not Your Momma’s Sex Talk runs tonight in Saskatoon

It starts at 8:00 and here are the details as provided on their Facebook event profile (links added by moi): The 1950s are back for a night of drinks, dancing, and (responsible) debauchery! Not Your Momma’s Sex Talk is a … Continue reading

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Last night the Saskatoon Skeptics told ghost stories

It was a small turnout compared to some nights but the six of us had a merry spooky time telling tales anyway. Sucks to be one that missed the fun… David brought along a printout of a story Pliny the … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Freethinkers thanks James Randi for an amazing evening of fun and learning

A magician by trade and debunker of woo-woo by reputation, the Amazing James Randi provided last night’s audience with plenty of laughs and thoughtful moments as he explained why critical thinking and skepticism are so crucial to getting to the … Continue reading

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City authorities to inspect controversial L.A. cross

An elderly West Hills Catholic named Laly Dobener has a two-story high cross in her yard, flecked with paint to symbolize Christ’s blood and a plaque that reads “Jesus I Trust In You.” Neighbours have contacted city officials and the … Continue reading

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