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    New bill will end religious exemptions to hate speech laws

    Bill C-367, tabled Tuesday, would eliminate religious exemptions from Canada's hate speech laws. As Humanists, we stand behind efforts that remove religious privileges and promote equality.

    BCHA asks for confirmation that there will be no prayers in future BC council meetings

    The BC Humanist Association (BCHA) has written to the seven municipalities it recently identified as including prayers in their 2022 inaugural council meetings, asking for confirmation that the practice will not occur again.

    St Paul's compromise fails patients

    The BC Humanist Association is calling a new policy that requires patients seeking medical assistance in dying (MAID) at a publicly-funded Catholic Hospital in downtown Vancouver "demeaning and dehumanizing."

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    Colwood councillor calls for end to religious property tax exemptions

    "This may not be a popular take," began Councillor Ian Ward at an October 10, 2023, Colwood City Council Meeting. In his speech, Councillor Ward outlined why two churches in his community should not receive permissive tax exemptions this year.

    North Cowichan grants tax exemption to Christian camp, denies CPC

    Recently, North Cowichan municipal district council denied a property tax exemption to a crisis pregnancy center.

    Campbell River punishes secular charities for compassion, rewards golf course & churches

    Campbell River city council voted on September 28 to cut the property tax exemptions for the Vancouver Island Mental Health Society and the local art gallery.

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