So why would a non-Christian celebrate Christmas.
Well first of all from a religious point of view Jesus Christ is not just the Christian Messiah but also considered to be an important prophet amongst both Muslims and Jews so there is no reason they cannot celebrate his birth, while not recognizing him as the Messiah. . . . → Read More: THE FIFTH COLUMN: An Atheist Celebrates a Secular Christmas in a Multicultural Canada
Believe it or not, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney took the opportunity to affirm the Canadian citizenship of fictional character, Santa Claus, at a citizenship ceremony of 100 new Canadians in Calgary. By swearing in a man dressed up as Santa Claus the Minister has manged to: Demean the symbolism of the Canadian . . . → Read More: Right of Center Ice: On promoting consumer culture and demeaning Canadian citizenship