July 11, 2016 Newsletter

The 12-steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are steeped with religious and theistic language.

So it's quite surprising when we heard about an AA group for agnostics in Vancouver that was delisted by its parent organization or when we heard from an atheist who lost his job when he refused to follow a treatment plan required attendance at AA.

Tomorrow our executive director, Ian Bushfield, will be bringing these cases to the BC legislature's health committee and arguing for making secular and evidence-based recovery options the norm in BC.

You'll be able to read our full submission on our website tomorrow.

Vancouver Pride Parade

Join us on Sunday, July 31 as we once again march in the annual Vancouver Pride Parade in support and solidarity with the LGBTQ community.

This year, in addition to our ever-growing marching contingent, we'll have a table at the Pride Festival on Sunset Beach.

We'll have specific staging details closer to the date but for now you can RSVP on our website or Facebook or Meetup.


New on our website

Blog

• Creationism in the USA is here for the long run

Podcast

• Humanist LORE - Episode 3 - Glenn Hardie and the history of the BCHA


Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Sunday, August 07, 2016 at 10:00 AM

See all upcoming events.


External Events

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