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  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
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    Introducing the BC Queer Humanist Alliance

    In celebration of Pride Week in Vancouver, the BC Humanist Association is launching the BC Queer Humanist Alliance.

    Reiterating our opposition to Quebec's Bill 21

    Building on the BCHA's previous positions, and our Executive Director's statement on Quebec's Bill 21, the Board of Directors of the BC Humanist Association last week reiterated our opposition to the Quebec government's ban on religious symbols.

    Budget 2020: A chance to advance a Secular BC

    The BC Humanist Association has today asked the BC Legislature's Finance Committee to use Budget 2020 to advance secular values in British Columbia. In its brief, the organization identifies four ways the budget can be used to end the privileging of religious views in the province. Phase out public funding...

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    He died as he lived: David Hume, philosopher and infidel

    By Dennis Rasmussen, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University As the Scottish philosopher David Hume lay on his deathbed in the summer of 1776, his passing became a highly anticipated event. Few people in 18th-century Britain were as forthright in their lack of religious faith as Hume was, and his...

    Quebec's "state laicity" law undermines secularism

    The passage of Quebec’s Bill 21 is bad news for the state of freedom of expression, religious freedom and secularism itself in Canada. Humanists should stand united against the clear infringement on our fundamental freedoms by the Government of Quebec.

    Our role in ending Bible readings in BC schools

    76 (1) All schools and Provincial schools must be conducted on strictly secular and non-sectarian principles. (2) The highest morality must be inculcated, but no religious dogma or creed is to be taught in a school or Provincial school. Since 1876, BC has required schools "be conducted upon strictly secular and non-sectarian principles."...

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