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Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Meeting: Barrie Webster - Victoria Secular Humanist Association at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Meeting: Dr Sonja Luehrmann - Looking for positive atheism: New gender and family relations in the Soviet Union at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
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  • Dinner and a Movie at Novo Pizzeria, Vancouver
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  • Joel Kositsky - Science and pseudoscience at Quality Foods meeting room, Courtenay
  • Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Meeting: Sonmin Bong - Women Against Violence Against Women at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
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    Humanists support Canada Summer Job funding requirement

    The BC Humanist Association has launched a petition in support of new application requirements for the Government of Canada's Canada Summer Jobs program. The program provides wage subsidies to employers to hire high school and post-secondary students. The new policy requires applicants to attest that neither the job nor the...

    City of Vancouver urged to ban homophobic conversion therapy

    The BC Humanist Association urges the City of Vancouver to adopt a recommendation from the City's LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee to prohibit "conversion therapy" within the city. According to Xtra, the committee's recommendation passed unanimously in November and calls for the city to amend a licensing bylaw to prohibit any services...

    Blasphemy repeal bill moves to Senate

    Canada's blasphemy law is one step closer to being repealed after MPs in the House of Commons agreed to pass Bill C-51 at third reading on Monday. The bill makes a number of amendments to the Criminal Code, including repealing the prohibition on blasphemous libel. The BC Humanist Association and other...

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    Our arguments from Ottawa - Dec 4, 2017 Newsletter

    I just got back from my week in Ottawa last night. There I was supporting our lawyers in our intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada. Throughout the two days of hearings, I provided a running commentary from our Twitter account and did Facebook live recaps with our legal team....

    Tweets from the Supreme Court of Canada TWU hearings

    On Thursday and Friday last week, the Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments in the cases surrounding evangelical Trinity Western University's proposed law school. We were there as an intervenor and live-tweeted the hearings. If you missed those tweets, we've collected the highlights below.

    At the Supreme Court this week! - Nov 27, 2017 Newsletter

    I don't have much time for the newsletter today as I'm finishing off a number of tasks before I head off to Ottawa tomorrow morning. There I'll be meeting up with our lawyers from Hakemi & Ridgedale to prep for our arguments before the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday...

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