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Calls to Action
Ask Winnipeg City Council to Stop Praying
Did you know that Christian prayers are still being recited at Winnipeg City Council meetings?
Learn about what’s going on, and what you can do about it, here.
Speak up about Operation Christmas Child
If you’re involved in a school or other organization that collects for Operation Christmas Child, there are some very good reasons NOT to participate – even if you’re Christian (and especially if you’re not).
Find out more here, here, and here.
Spread the word!
Charity of the Month
In December we will be collecting money and/or hamper items for the Christmas Cheer Board. Please bring your contributions to the Solstice party.
Donations for the Charity of the Month will be accepted at any of our events.. Tax receipts are available for donations over $10. If you would like to donate but cannot attend, you can do so via the ‘Donate’ button on this page. Please specify that the donation is for the Charity of the Month.
To view a list of our past charities, click here.
Recent News and Views
When Good Intentions Cross Ethical Lines (11/3/2016) - HAAM’s VP Pat Morrow recently contacted Southland Church (Steinbach) to express his concerns about their association with organizations whose conduct in Uganda is unethical. Below, he explains those concerns and then discusses Southland’s response. An Ethical Question When the actions of a person or organization include both good and bad, when does the good outweigh […] City Council Prayers Violate Rights (10/1/2016) - You’ve probably seen in the news that Tony Governo has taken the next step in his fight to end religious prayers at Winnipeg City Council meetings. (If you haven’t followed this story from the beginning, see City Flouts Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer.) In September, Tony received the following response to his letter to Winnipeg’s […] City Flouts Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer (9/6/2016) - The Ruling In April 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Christian prayers at city council meetings in Saguenay, Quebec were unconstitutional. The ruling makes it clear that, in order to promote and respect the rights of all citizens, governments must maintain neutrality with regard to religion. The following excerpts from the ruling illustrate […]
More issues and opinions here.