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, April 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Meeting: Kate Bird - City on Edge at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 02:00 PM
  • Langley & Maple Ridge Humanists Meetup at Blacksmith Bakery, Fort Langley
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 05:00 PM
  • Humanist Happy Hour at Mahony & Sons False Creek, Vancouver
  • Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Meeting: The proportional representation debate at Oakridge Seniors Centre, Vancouver
  • Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 09:30 AM
  • Comox Valley meeting TBC at Quality Foods meeting room, Courtenay
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    Religious groups, including those who refuse to provide medical assistance in dying, are eligible for public funding to provide new long-term care beds in the Comox Valley. Vancouver Island Health Authority has been looking to expand the number of care beds in Comox Valley for the past two years. On...

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    BC Budget continues faith school giveaway

    Humanists are disappointed that today's provincial budget continues the multimillion dollar giveaway to independent faith schools across the province. Budget 2018 estimates that independent schools across BC will receive over $425 million in public funding for 2018/19. Independent schools across BC can qualify for up to 50% of the per-student...

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    Human is rational - Apr 16, 2018 Newsletter

    Last week I shared the first of our fundamentals of Humanism and how it is expressed in our work. Here's the second fundamental. 2. Humanism is rational. It seeks to use science creatively, not destructively. Humanists believe that the solutions to the world’s problems lie in human thought and action rather than divine...

    A university president apologizes for academia’s role in residential schools

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    Humanism is ethical - Apr 9, 2018 Newsletter

    Humanism is the outcome of a long tradition of free thought that has inspired many of the world’s great thinkers and creative artists and gave rise to science itself. As part of our mission to promote and educate about Humanism, each week over the next seven weeks, I want to...

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