Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.



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BCHA joins AccessBC Campaign

It's time for free prescription contraception in BC! At its most recent meeting, the Board of the BC Humanist Association voted unanimously to lend the organization's support to the AccessBC campaign.

Toward an inclusive society: BCHA makes Budget 2022 submissions

In its response to the province's Budget 2022 consultation, the BCHA is calling on the Government of BC to end the funding of private schools and property tax exemptions for places of worship 

Petition calls for end to vaccine card loophole

As a requirement to show proof of vaccination at many events comes into effect in British Columbia, members of the BC Humanist Association (BCHA) are calling for an end to an exemption for religious events.

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WTF (Weird, That's Funded?): Creationism

While they receive hundreds of millions of dollars in public funding, private schools in BC are excluding LGBTQ2S+ parents, families and staff, teaching creationism and even banning Halloween and school dances, according to our latest analysis. In this first part of our three-part series, we look at schools where the teaching...

Marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Government of Canada has declared September 30 to be the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a new national holiday. The Government of BC has not formally made the day a statutory holiday but is commemorating the day and many public services and some private businesses and organizations are...

Private school funding increases outpace inflation

Despite the change in government in 2017, the handout of public funds to private schools has neither decreased nor even slowed down. Since the BC NDP formed government in 2017, funding increases for private schools have outpaced inflation every year. Further, the total growth in funding for private schools has...

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Attend an Event

All in-person BCHA-sponsored events have been suspended for the time being. Some of our local affiliates have begun offering physically-distanced events. We encourage everyone to be mindful of public health guidelines.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 07:00 PM
  • The private school giveaway at Zoom (RSVP for link),
  • See all upcoming events.


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