The atheist slogan, "There is probably no God. Now stop worrying and
enjoy your life," may soon be coming to subways and buses in Canada's
The Toronto-based Freethought Association of
Canada, inspired by a campaign that has plastered British buses with
the phrase, has contacted the private firm that handles ads on the
Toronto Transit Commission to see if the message would violate any
rules. Organizers plan to launch a fundraising page on the website
atheistbus.ca in the next few days.
The British campaign, which has inspired similar moves in
Washington, Barcelona and Madrid, has sparked complaints to the
country's advertising authority and a backlash from the evangelical
group Christian Voice, which has proclaimed that Britain is in "deep
Here in Canada, reaction to the idea from religious groups reached by The Globe and Mail was muted.
Now cue the feigned outrage from Charles McVety in 3. . .2. . .1. . .