Last update: 2011-09-18

NF Episode 16

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2011-09-18 :: Northern Freethinkers
What is it that makes secularism so important as a political framework? Join Mike Evans, Jackson Doughart and special guest Imola Ilyes as we discuss different definitions of secularism and how to make secularism appealing to the general public. Imola is a scholar of ethics and meta-ethics pursuing her PhD in Philosophy at York University.…


NF Episode 15

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2011-07-27 :: Northern Freethinkers
Northern Freethinker returns with co-hosts Mike Evans and Jackson Doughart. Join Jackson and Mike as they discuss several issues surrounding religious accommodation that have been featured in the media in recent weeks and...well months. Additional topics include the difference between the English "secularism" and the French "laicite" and ways to spread the principles of secularism as the Ontario election approaches. (Apologies for the audio issues near the end)…


NF Episode 14

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2010-07-26 :: Northern Freethinkers
Mike fly's solo this week and interviews Margaret Somervile. Another thanks to Josh Cwintal for doing the edit.…


NF Episode 13

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2010-06-06 :: Northern Freethinkers
In this episode we discuss a lesbian teacher in BC and the first synthetic life form. We would like to give a special thanks to Josh Cwintal for editing this and future podcasts. Please leave feedback at northernfreethinkers@gmail.com…


NF Episode 12

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2010-03-29 :: Northern Freethinkers
Just Theo and Stirling this week. We discuss faith based addiction recovery and public funding of a Christian recreation centre.…


NF Episode 11

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2010-03-14 :: Northern Freethinkers
In this episode we discuss the one school board system for Ontario, airport security, and what to tell your children about faith.…


NF Episode 10

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2010-02-11 :: Northern Freethinkers
We discuss tax exempt status for churches and Trinity Western University.…


NF Episode 09

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2009-12-10 :: Northern Freethinkers
We discuss Christianity in the prison system and teaching about religion in schools.…


NF Episode 08

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2009-11-20 :: Northern Freethinkers
Mike joins us once again.…


NF Episode 07

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2009-10-26 :: Northern Freethinkers
Banning the Burka, Edmonton School Board, and the Shroud of Turin.…


NF Episode 06

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2009-09-28 :: Northern Freethinkers
Mike gives us details about the upcoming International Blasphemy Day and we discuss the topics making the news.…


NF Episode 05

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2009-08-24 :: Northern Freethinkers
We interview Justin Trottier, the acting executive director of the Center for Inquiry Canada.…


NF Episode 04

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2009-08-12 :: Northern Freethinkers
Our first movie review and more...…


NF Episode 03

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2009-06-30 :: Northern Freethinkers Length: 1s
Our third episode with guest Mike Evans from the Canadian Secular Alliance.…


NF Episode 02

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2009-06-14 :: Northern Freethinkers
In episode two of Northern Freethinkers we discuss teens, Oprah, and stem-cell research funding.…


Pilot Episode

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2009-06-14 :: Northern Freethinkers
Our pilot episode for Northern Freethinkers.…


About this podcast:

Northern Freethinkers

The official podcast of the Canadian Secular Alliance and sponsored by the Centre for Inquiry Canada. We present Bi-weekly discussions on secular matters and how they relate to Canada. Join hosts Stirling, Theo, and Mike as they discuss the various topics that affect Canadians.

Northern Freethinkers