The British Columbia Humanist Association is an independent, non-partisan, registered charity that provides a community and a voice for Humanists, atheists, agnostics and the non-religious of British Columbia.

Our charitable registration number is 891004749RR0001 and you can view our T3010 returns on the CRA's website.

We are run by a democratically-elected volunteer Board of Directors who have appointed a small number of staff to oversee our programming, campaigns and day-to-day operations. We are funded entirely by donations from individuals who share our vision for a world based on reason and compassion. Please consider joining the BCHA if you support our efforts.

Constitution and by-laws



Statement of Values and Principles


Board member roles and responsibilities

Board Elections Policy

Code of Conduct

Communications and complaints

Donations and membership

Local Groups

Member-led Policy Development



Issues Summary (August 2018)

Cannabis legalization

End Public Funding of Independent Schools

The Rights of Sex Workers


Reject Trinity Western University Law School

Minutes of past Annual General Meetings


The BC Humanist Association is an affiliate of Humanist Canada. Members of the BC Humanist Association may receive a complimentary membership in Humanist Canada for one full year. See details.

Read the 2015 Humanist Canada Board of Directors report.

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