Press Releases

The CSA hails landmark Supreme Court ruling that prayer at city council meetings infringes on freedom of conscience and religion

The CSA hails landmark Supreme Court ruling that prayer at city council meetings infringes on freedom of conscience and religion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Secularists Hail Landmark Supreme Court Decision Invalidating Public Prayers TORONTO, ON – (April 15, 2015) – The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) is hailing today’s landmark unanimous Supreme Court decision invalidating public prayers in Canada’s city governments. […]

End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools

End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools

      April 29, 2014 End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools Schools receive government funding while they violate the rights of children CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 29, 2014) – The constitutional rights of students in Alberta’s alternative public […]

Outrage Over Ontario Legislature Blocking Debate to Pass John Paul II Day

Secularists to Share Concerns Tuesday with Bill Sponsor MPP Dipika Damerla TORONTO, ONTARIO – (April 17, 2014) The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) is shocked that the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 72: Pope John Paul II Day Act without public debate. The following […]

Quebec Charter Misses Institutional Religious Favouritism: National Secularist Organizations

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Nov. 11, 2013) – The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA), a national non-profit organization advancing church-state separation, has serious concerns with Quebec’s Bill 60 Charter. “The CSA supports a more religiously-neutral provincial government in Quebec,” said CSA President […]

End Charitable Status for Advancing Religion, National Secular Org to Advise Finance Committee MPs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – April 23, 2012) The national organization for church-state separation, the Canadian Secular Alliance, will meet today with two MPs from the Standing Committee on Finance as part of a review of tax incentives related to charities. The […]

End to Bible Distribution in Bluewater Schools Applauded by National Secular Organization

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – April 19, 2012) The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) applauds the decision by the Bluewater District School Board to join many other Ontario Boards in ending the distribution of Gideon Bibles. “CSA commends trustees for not backing down […]

Canada’s Office of Religious Freedom Should Protect Arrested Indonesian Atheist

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 1, 2012) The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) – a thinktank advancing government neutrality in matters of religion – calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the government’s Office of Religious Freedom to demand the immediate […]

National Secularist Org Joins Opposition to Muslim Prayers in Public Schools

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – July 7, 2011) The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA), a church-state advocacy organization, joins the call to oppose Imam-led Muslim prayers in Toronto public schools, as has been happening at Valley Park Middle School. “While students may self-organize […]

Remove God from the Constitution, Declares National Secularist Organization

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – July 6, 2010) In the wake of a Quebec judge’s reference to the “supremacy of God” in a recent ruling, the Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) is calling for the removal of God from the Canadian Charter of […]

Remove God from Anthem, Declares National Secularist Organization

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 5, 2010) In the wake of the federal government’s decision to open a debate on the lyrics Canada’s national anthem, the Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) is calling for the removal of the anthem’s reference to God. […]

Time to Change the National Anthem

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 23 (MARKET WIRE) – “We need to change Canada’s national anthem to reflect the rapidly changing demographics,” said Greg Oliver, Vice-President of the Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA). “We are announcing our campaign to the Parliament of Canada […]