Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.


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Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Lisa Shapiro - Becoming a Thinking Thing: Women and Education in the 17th century at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 08:30 AM
  • Secular Humanist Thinkers Cafe at Urban Fare Cafe Mission Park, Kelowna
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 07:45 PM
  • Living Without Religion Discussion Cafe at Bean Scene Downtown, Kelowna
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Monday, February 25, 2019 at 07:00 PM
  • Skeptics in the Pub at Tonics Pub, Kelowna
  • See all upcoming events.

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    Proposed religious "campus of care" undermines secular government

    Faith-based organizations that refuse to provide medical assistance in dying should not be awarded new public contracts said the BC Humanist Association in response to news that a Catholic group will be leading a redevelopment plan for a Comox hospital.

    Government unmuzzles charities

    As of last Thursday, charities have been freed of restrictive and arbitrary limits on so-called political activities. The BC Humanist Association joined numerous environmental and human rights charities to advocate for the changes. The restrictions and related audits had contributed to an advocacy chill and infringed on charities' free speech....

    BC Humanists launch study of legislature prayers

    Through a crowdsourced effort, the BC Humanist Association is planning to transcribe every one of the 644 prayers said in the British Columbia Legislature since 2003. Every day the Legislative Assembly's sittings begins with a prayer led by one Member of the Legislative Assembly. There exists no study of the...

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    52 volunteers transcribed 871 prayers in 6 weeks

    We're done! In December, we started recruiting volunteers to help transcribe every daily prayer said in the BC Legislature since 2003. Together, we transcribed 871 prayers delivered in the BC Legislature from 2003 to the present. The team comprised 52 volunteers from across the province (and beyond) and we accomplished this amazing...

    Give nurses evidence based treatment options

    BC is at the forefront of addiction research and treatment provision. So when nurses develop substance use problems, why are are they not afforded the same right to quality and ethical health care as other citizens?

    On our Vancouver Sunday meetings

    Questions arise from time to time about the structure and procedures behind the Sunday meetings that the BC Humanist Association hosts in Vancouver. Rather than continue to respond to these inquiries as they land in my inbox, I thought it might be prudent to share some of our thinking here....

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