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Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Sharon Gregson - $10aDay Childcare at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 08:30 AM
  • Secular Humanist Thinkers Cafe at Urban Fare Cafe Mission Park, Kelowna
  • Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Valorie Crooks - Medical Tourism at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
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  • Sunday, December 02, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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    Say no to Operation Christmas Child

    Every November, Operation Christmas Child asks parents and families to fill shoeboxes with toys and gifts to deliver to children in the developing world. While seemingly well-intentioned, these gifts are not freely given and are instead a tool to proselytize to a captive audience. The BC Humanist Association calls on...

    Humanists welcome legislation to restore BC Human Rights Commission

    The BC Humanist Association is welcoming legislation introduced today to restore the province's Human Rights Commission. Ian Bushfield, Executive Director, BC Humanist Association: Core to Humanism is the promotion of human rights and the creation of a more just and compassionate society. Human Rights Commissions in every other province play a...

    Ways and Means Motion signals government's next moves on charities' free speech

    On Thursday, Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau took the first formal legislative step to remove limits on the political activities of charities. Morneau introduced a Ways and Means Motion in the House of Commons on Thursday. The motion passed today with a vote of 166 to 114. Ways and Means...

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    Why conversion therapy and ex-gay ministries should be outlawed

    By Gerald Walton, Lakehead University “Pray the gay away” is shorthand for Christian programs that, disguised as love, purport that God heals homosexuality. Through the lens of sexual sin, homosexuality is construed as something in need of healing, a disease in need of a cure, an error in need of...

    Redefining evil

    By Cathryn van Kessel, University of Alberta After Robert Bowers murdered 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, people are looking for explanations. Who would do such a thing? And why? The answers are almost as terrifying as the violence itself. “The most terrifying thing is just how normal he...

    Humanists condemn antisemitism - Oct 29, 2018 Newsletter

    Earlier today, I wrote to the Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture (Vancouver's community for Secular Humanistic Judaism) to extend my deepest sympathies and condolences following this weekend's attack on the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and by extension Jewish peoples around the world. These are undoubtedly trying times and the...

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