Justin Trottier Biography
Justin Trottier is an English-Canadian writer, non-profit executive director and former political candidate born December 4, 1982. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Engineering Science in 2006.
He was among several founding members of several secular organizations, such as, the Centre for Inquiry Canada in 2007, he served as National Executive Director until 2011. He also found the Freethought Association of Canada, which created the 2009 atheist bus campaign , where Trottier served as one of the spokespersons. He also founded the Canadian Secular Alliance, he was a Green Party candidate in the 2011 Ontario provincial election. Later, Trottier co-founded and served as the chairman and spokesperson for the Canadian Association for Equality, and was heavily involved in CAFE’s campaign to open the Canadian Centre for Men and Families in 2014. He currently serves as the Centre’s director.In 2005 Trottier founded the University of Toronto Secular Alliance with Jennie Fiddes. The organization successfully lobbied for the secularization of the University of Toronto’s graduation ceremony through the removal of convocation prayers.
In March 2006, he opened the Secular Freethought Centre, the first community centre in Canada for secular humanists, it had become the Centre for Inquiry Canada January 2007,he was hired as its first Executive Director. CFI currently operates 10 branches in Canada as a national educational charity. Until 2011, Trottier served as chief spokesperson and led the national office. In June 2010, He hired Nathan Phelps, the estranged son of Pastor Fred Phelps of the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, to head up the Calgary, Alberta, branch of the Centre for Inquiry. His Canadian Campaign for Free Expression sparked the Centre for Inquiry’s annual Blasphemy Day.
He co-founded the One School System Network which advocates for the defunding of the tax-payer supported Roman Catholic School System in Ontario. The One School System Network lobbied against the Conservative Party leader John Tory’s 2007 election campaign proposal to fund all private faith-based schools in Ontario fully.
Justin Trottier Religion
He is a faithful atheist.
Justin Trottier Atheist bus campaign
He is the founder and former president of the Freethought Association of Canada, he acted as one of the primary spokespersons for the 2009 Canadian Atheist Bus Campaign, which received considerable media attention. The campaign ran atheist ads on public transit vehicles in multiple Canadian cities. A variety of cities refused to run the ads, although some withdrew their prohibition after a Supreme Court ruling found banning political or controversial ads a violation of the free speech provision in the Canadian constitution.The Canadian Atheist bus ads sparked counter campaigns in response, which Trottier publicly supported, including an ad sponsored by Syed Soharwardy of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and another by the United Church of Canada.
Justin Trottier Atheist Media
He has appeared in media severely, representing various atheist like men’s issues, and political groups. He was the skeptical voice on the pilot episode of The Conspiracy Show with Richard Syrett, airing on VisionTV in 2010 . He subsequently became a regular guest, speaking on crop circles, the Shroud of Turin and freemasonry. He has also been featured on the cover of Eye Weekly magazine, and been interviewed for Vision TV’s two-part documentary “Godless.”
He has appeared regularly on the John Oakley Show’s. ‘Tuesday morning Culture War segment,’ on Toronto Talk Radio AM640 Since January 2011. His debate opponents have tended to be conservative religious leaders. In April 2009, he was invited to become a contributor to the National Post’s online Holy Post blog.
In 2005, he joined the board of directors of the Canadian Space Society, and had served as the society’s external director and as the managing editor of its publication, the Canadian Space Gazette. In 2012. He became the executive producer and host of the Star Spot Radio Show and podcast. The program is aired on CJRU The Scope at Ryerson University.
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Justin Trottier Canadian Association For Equality-Cafe
Cafe’s goal is to achieve “equality for all men, women, girls and boys.” While that sounds gender-neutral, the group also pledges to focus on, “those areas of gender which are understudied in contemporary culture.” It has hosted events such as a talk on men’s sexual health, and screenings of the controversial men’s rights documentary The Red Pill. For all their controversy, such events reflect only a small part of what the group does. Most of its programs, are aimed at helping men who struggle with issues such as family breakdown, anger management, and mental health.
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Justin Trottier Filmography
- 2016 Coming Apart