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    Three more municipalities commit to review Saguenay decision prior to 2026

    West Kelowna, Colwood and Tumbler Ridge have all now responded to the BCHA's calls to end prayers in future inaugural council meetings.

    Belcarra council agrees to end prayers in special meeting

    Following a letter from the BC Humanist Association (BCHA), the Village of Belcarra Council voted last night to remove prayers from all future council meetings.

    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.

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    A statement from the Board on the ongoing situation in Israel and Palestine

    At its meeting on November 29, 2023, the BC Humanist Association Board of Directors ratified the following statement.

    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.

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