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Sunday, December 09, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Sex Ed is Our Right - SOGI in BC schools at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Monday, December 10, 2018 at 07:00 PM
  • Skeptics in the Pub at Social 242 Lounge, Kelowna
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Ian Waddell - Take the Torch at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 08:30 AM
  • Secular Humanist Thinkers Cafe at Urban Fare Cafe Mission Park, Kelowna
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 06:00 PM
  • Winter Solstice Dinner at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Vancouver
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    At its most recent board meeting, the BC Humanist Association unanimously agreed to join hundreds of organizations in endorsing the $10aDay Child Care Plan. The plan is an initiative of the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC. By making quality child care affordable and accessible, the plan sets a...

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    The rise of the Christian Right in Canada

    By André Gagné, Concordia University and Andréa Febres-Gagné, McGill University Over the past few years, Christian right groups have made inroads into the political landscape of certain countries. Two recent examples have been the American and Brazilian elections. Among Christian right organizations, 81 per cent of white evangelicals are credited...

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    It's time Canada outlawed physical violence against children

    By Valerie Michaelson, Queen's University, Ontario Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement recommending that parents not spank, hit or slap their children. The announcement created a flurry of media attention around the world with headlines such as “Spanking is Still Really Common, and Still Really...

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