The Future of Abortion in Canada and the US

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Abortion, once thought to be a settled issue, has sharply come into focus again with the shifting political atmosphere in Canada and the US, particularly with the new pro-life laws coming into effect in the State of Georgia and Alabama. Emotions are running wild on both sides of the debate, as they both try to protect what they consider to …

Human Rights on Christianity vs Secular Humanism

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In the West, at least, everyone seems to agree that there are such things as human rights. What are they? Where do they come from? Which worldview best accounts for its reality? In March of 2018, Apologetics Canada brought together a Christian and a Secular Humanist to dialogue on these important questions. You will hear the main session on today’s …

What is a Better Foundation for Human Rights?: Dialogue Debrief with Dr. Andy Bannister

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Just a couple days before the Apologetics Canada Conference 2018, Apologetics Canada and Westside Church partnered to host a dialogue on human rights between a Christian and a secular humanist. Dr. Andy Bannister, the director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity, and Ian Bushfield, the executive director of the BC Humanist Association, had a conversation moderated by Apologetics Canada’s …

What is the Value of Human Life?: The Human Project Session Two

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The UN Declaration of Human Rights begins begins with the words: “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” Did you catch that? Human dignity (or value) is inherent and we merely recognize it. But what is …

Soviet Canada?: Free to Believe But Not Free to Act

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The Canada Summer Jobs program is a grant program intended to support employers in hiring secondary and post-secondary students so they can gain valuable work experience. The Liberal government in Canada, though, has been getting lots of media attention after making it a requirement for applicants to sign off on the attestation stating both the job and the mandate of …