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    1. 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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      MPs speak in favour of ending prayers in the House of Commons

      At a special debate over the Standing Orders last week, two Members of Parliament spoke in favour of ending the prayers said each day in the House of Commons.

      Work with us this summer!

      The BC Humanist Association has received funding through Canada Summer Jobs to hire?three?people to join our team this summer. The BCHA?promotes education about secular humanism and researches issues relating to human rights and secularism.

      BCHA endorses Bill C-216

      The BC Humanist Association is lending its support to a private members bill that aims to end the criminal justice approach to the toxic drug and overdose crisis. Bill C-216, introduced by Courtenay-Alberni Member of Parliament Gord Johns, would decriminalize simple possession of drugs, allow for the expungement of criminal...

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      In defence of dignity and bodily autonomy

      Progressives are still reeling at yesterday's report from POLITICO?about a leaked draft majority decision from the Supreme Court of the United States. That decision, from conservative Justice Samuel Alito, would overturn?Roe v Wade and lead to the near instant criminalization of abortion in as many as half of the states....

      2021 in Review

      This past year has continued to be one of unprecedented challenges as we’ve learned how to adjust to the “new normal” of COVID-19, extreme natural disasters, the ongoing legacy of residential schools and the continued rise of reactionary nationalism. However, as a community, the BC Humanist Association’s (BCHA) staff, board...


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