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Budget 2021: A Just and Secular Recovery

The BC Humanist Association has today asked the BC Legislature's Finance Committee to use Budget 2021 to prioritize a Just and Secular Recovery in British Columbia. In its brief, the organization urges the committee to frame its response in terms of the humanist values of social justice, science and secularism....

Pass or Fail?

Comparing the performance of private and public school graduates in post-secondary education Executive Summary Proponents of British Columbia’s (BC) private education funding model have claimed that private schools provide students with an academic advantage over their public school peers. By comparing the performance of graduates of BC private and public...

Christian takeover at Delta Hospice

The BC Humanist Association has heard complaints from Delta residents, echoed by reporting for CBC News, of efforts by the Board of Directors of the Delta Hospice Society to convert the organization into a Christian anti-choice body. Applicants who wish to join the Society are saying they've been denied and...

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Our comments on BC Budget 2021

The Government of British Columbia is currently consulting for Budget 2021. On Monday, I spoke before the BC Legislature's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services and presented two of our ideas for that budget. First, that municipalities be given the ability to tax places of worship. And second,...

Humanists support international COVID-19 relief

Humanists believe that the solutions to the world’s problems lie in human thought and action rather than divine intervention. As a global pandemic, Humanists recognize that COVID-19 affects around the world. As part of our commitment to supporting one another, regardless of nationality, the BC Humanist Association is eager to...

Combating coronavirus misinformation

One of the most common questions we've heard during the pandemic has been how to navigate the good science from the junk. This is a big concern for Humanists, who value science and evidence, so I'll do my best to provide some pointers that I use when browsing the news....

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Attend an Event

All in-person BCHA-sponsored events have been suspended for the time being. Some of our local affiliates have begun offering physically-distanced events. We encourage everyone to be mindful of public health guidelines.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Pride Run & Walk 2020 at Virtual,
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 09:00 AM
  • Zoom Room KASHA Coffee Klatsch at Online (email for link),
  • Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Vancouver Sunday Meeting at ONLINE, Vancouver
  • Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
  • KASHA's Secular Social Picnic at Beasley Park, Lake Country
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 09:00 AM
  • Secular Humanist Thinkers' Coffee Klatsch (outside) at Mission Creek Regional Park, Kelowna
  • See all upcoming events.


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