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Decolonizing Legislative Prayers

Building off the comprehensive House of Prayers report, the BC Humanist Association is releasing Decolonizing Legislative Prayers. This new supplementary report investigates the use of Indigenous content - words, phrases and concepts - in the prayers said by BC MLAs during the daily prayers in the Legislature between 2003 and 2019.

Humanists join call to decriminalize simple drug possession immediately

The BC Humanist Association is joining over 50 human rights, health and drug policy organizations in calling on key ministers in the federal government to immediately decriminalize the possession of illicit drugs in response to the twin crises of opioid overdoses and the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was started by the Canadian...

Reduction in funding for online private schools a step in the right direction

The BC Humanist Association is applauding a step by the Ministry of Education to reduce public support for online private schooling. The Government of BC funds in-person private schools up to 50% of the per-student amount of neighbouring public schools; however, online distributed learning (DL) programs run by private schools...

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Humanists support international COVID-19 relief

Humanists believe that the solutions to the world’s problems lie in human thought and action rather than divine intervention. As a global pandemic, Humanists recognize that COVID-19 affects around the world. As part of our commitment to supporting one another, regardless of nationality, the BC Humanist Association is eager to...

Combating coronavirus misinformation

One of the most common questions we've heard during the pandemic has been how to navigate the good science from the junk. This is a big concern for Humanists, who value science and evidence, so I'll do my best to provide some pointers that I use when browsing the news....

Humanism in action during COVID-19

Humanists have a duty of care to all of humanity including future generations. Humanism commits us to an ethical way of life that looks after each other. For many of us, this has been never been more apparent than in the current COVID-19 pandemic. Over the coming days and weeks,...

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Attend a Virtual Event

In light of recommendations from public health officials and as a proactive step to protect our community, all in-person BCHA-affiliated events have been suspended for the time being.

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday MeetingONLINE
  • Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 07:00 PM
  • Viral Transmissionshttps://www.twitch.tv/joefulgham/
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 09:00 AM
  • Zoom Room KASHA Coffee Klatsch - Talk with our PresidentOnline (email for link)
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 01:00 PM
  • Humanist Virtual Townhall ft KASHA's Greater Good CommitteeOnline (RSVP for link)
  • Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday MeetingONLINE
  • See all upcoming events.


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