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    Human Rights Tribunal to hear AA case

    A BC Human Rights Tribunal adjudicator has rejected an attempt to dismiss a complaint against Vancouver Coastal Health Authority for forcing a nurse to attending a 12-step program. The BC Humanist Association (BCHA) has been following Byron Wood's case for several years now. This is the final step before Wood's...

    Poll finds majority strongly oppose funding private faith schools

    More than half of British Columbians (51%) strongly oppose "providing taxpayer funds to faith-based private schools that include religious teachings in their curriculum" according to a new poll from Insights West. A total of 69% were opposed with 18% somewhat opposed.

    BCHA is hiring: Campaigns Assistant and Programs Assistant

    The BC Humanist Association has received funding through Canada Summer Jobs to hire three interns to join our team this summer. The BCHA promotes education about secular humanism and researches issues relating to human rights and secularism.

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    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."...

    Atheism has been part of many Asian traditions for millennia

    By Signe Cohen, University of Missouri-Columbia A group of atheists and secularists recently gathered in Southern California to talk about social and political issues. This was the first of three summits planned by the Secular Coalition for America, an advocacy group based in Washington D.C. To many, atheism – the...

    In Quebec, Christian liberalism becomes the religious authority

    By Hannah Dick, Carleton University The Québec government is proposing a secularism law to prohibit any new public servants in a position of authority — including teachers, lawyers and police officers — from wearing religious symbols while at work.

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