The BC Humanist Association echoes the concerns expressed today by Humanist Canada and the Centre for Inquiry Canada regarding the announcement of a federal Office of Religious Freedoms within the Foreign Ministry.Read more
The BC Humanist Association is calling on the BC Minister of Education to investigate the state of secularism in the province's public schools.Read more
The British Columbia Humanists Association is calling on the Chilliwack School Board to reverse its policy of distributing Gideon Bibles in local public schools.Read more
Last year our organization wrote to then Kelowna Mayor Sharon Shepherd to protest the decision to proclaim Protect Human Life Week. We have reiterated our opposition to this decision to again proclaim this Week in a joint letter to Mayor Walter Gray, commissioned by the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. The BC Humanist Association continues to see this proclamation as an affront to women’s legal rights and the separation of church and state.Read more
Good news yesterday for those who support the right of Canadians to die with dignity.
The BC Court of Appeal has upheld the right of Gloria Taylor to have doctors hasten her death.