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Monday, October 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM
  • Skeptics in the Pub at Tonics Pub, Kelowna
  • Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Heidi Tworek - What's novel about fake news? at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 02:00 PM
  • Langley & Maple Ridge Humanists Meetup at lelem' Arts & Cultural Cafe, Fort Langley
  • Sunday, November 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Dr Lynne Marks - Infidels and the Damn Churches at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 08:30 AM
  • Secular Humanist Thinkers Cafe at Urban Fare Cafe Mission Park, Kelowna
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    Parliamentary petition calls for conversion therapy ban

    An effort is underway to get the Government of Canada to ban so-called "conversion therapy" for minors in Canada. The therapy is based on religious fundamentalism and pseudoscientific claims that a person's sexual orientation or gender identity can be changed. The techniques are discredited by the Pan American Health Organization,...

    End funding of independent schools - BC finance committee brief

    Calling the funding contrary to the province's duty of religious neutrality, the BC Humanist Association today called on the province's finance committee to phase out the public funding of private schools in the next provincial budget.

    Humanists submit comments on draft political activities proposals

    The BC Humanist Association today said proposals in a draft charities reform bill "fall far short of the mark" by failing to implement a modernized charities framework. The BCHA welcomes the Government's move to delete references to nonpartisan political activities, thereby ending the gag on charities participating in development of public policy....

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    The (partial) end of the War on Drugs

    Today is the first day that recreational cannabis is legal to buy and use across Canada. Here in BC, that means you can buy it from the one open store in Kamloops (pictured above, via bcgovphotos) or via the government's online store. Nevertheless, this limited step also exposes how many...

    Humanists Light the Night - Oct 15, 2018 Newsletter

    Thanks to Eugene, Sonia, Wanda, Clayton, Greg, Katie and Aron who came out on Saturday night to support the BC Humanists in the annual Light the Night walk.  Our Light the Night team This event builds on our efforts to promote Humanist Action - living Humanist values in an effort...

    The elimination of smallpox showed how humans can work together to solve deadly global problems

    By Steven M Opal, Brown University and J.M. Opal, McGill University If you were to watch a split-screen broadcast with global weather on one side and world politics on the other, you could easily conclude that we are doomed. Prodigious storms and killer heat waves announce the arrival of human-induced...

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