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Upcoming events

Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 09:30 AM
  • VSHA Koffee Klatch at ABC Country Restaurant, Victoria
  • Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 04:00 PM
  • UBCO Skeptics meetup at EME 1151, Kelowna
  • Friday, October 09, 2015 at 05:00 PM
  • SFU Skeptics Pub Night at Highland Pub, Burnaby
  • Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 08:00 AM
  • VSHA Sunday Breakfast at J.J. Morgans Restaurant, Victoria
  • Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM
  • Franke James - My Dangerous Art. Bill C-51 and Civil Rights at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
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