On Saturday, around 2000 people in Vancouver joined over 100,000 people worldwide in the first ever March for Science.
This solidarity follows ideological and politically-motivated attacks on evidence based policy, which have been documented from different levels of government around the world. Evidence for Democracy has even identified the threats facing publicly-funded science here in BC.
Those who spoke after the march, including our Executive Director, highlighted the importance of science, curiosity and evidence, while also challenging science and science-enthusiasts to do more to promote diversity and inclusivity within the scientific community.
If you missed those talks, you can find them on YouTube here.
Keep standing up for science!
Annual General Meeting
Our Annual General Meeting is coming up on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Oakridge Seniors' Centre.
Let us know if you're interested in standing for the board. We'll also be voting on a new constitution and bylaws.
You must be a member to vote at the AGM - check or renew your membership now.
Full details are on our website.
New on our website
Blog: Bible classes in schools can lead to strife among neighbours
Do any of the claims in "The Case for Christ" hold up to closer scrutiny?
BCHA Executive Director Ian Bushfield's speech on the importance of values and diversity in science at the March for Science Vancouver.
Podcast: Sarah Topps - Science and Public Health
Sarah Topps is the lead organizer of March for Science for Vancouver and talks about the love and importance of science.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM
- Sunday Meeting: John Nightingale - Cetaceans & Vancouver Aquarium at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 07:00 PM
- Book Club: It can’t happen here by Sinclair Lewis at Goldis' Home, Vancouver
Sunday, May 07, 2017 at 10:00 AM
- Annual General Meeting - 2017 at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM
- Sunday Meeting: Gurpreet Singh at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver