By: United Church of Canada | Press Release: TORONTO, April 8, 2013 – Shareholders at tomorrow’s annual meeting of the Bank of Nova Scotia will be hearing a thought-provoking challenge from at least one proxy holder who’s asking questions about the salaries earned by the bank’s top executives. William Davis is the retired Chief Financial Officer for The… Read More
Groups Submit Report on Worldwide Sex Abuse Crisis By: Center for Constitutional Rights (Press Release) | Feb. 28, 2013: NEW YORK and ROME – Today, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed an alternate report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child… Read More
Globally, 61 million children, most of them girls, are denied their birthright to education. They’re discriminated against, marginalized and exploited. Please click here to add your voice to millions around the world calling on governments and international organizations to ensure that these children have access to education by the end of 2015.
Today, over a billion Muslims around the world begin to observe the holy month of Ramadan, fasting from dawn to sunset. This year, Google is in on the action. In a serious way. The search engine behemoth will stream Islamic prayers live from Mecca via a dedicated YouTube channel. That means millions around the world will be able to experience… Read More
In this 25-minute video, Jonathan Pararajasingham, a London-based neurosurgeon, presents 30 Renowned Writers Speaking About God. The writers offer both a literary homage to rationalism and humanism, and a not-so-generous critique of orthodox religious belief. The titans include Booker Prize-winning Canadian author and poet, Margaret Artwood, African writer and Nobel Laureate in literature, Wole Soyinka,… Read More