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HAAM will NOT be holding monthly meetings in April or May.
Conference for Inquiry
CFI (Canada) will be holding a virtual secular conference on Saturday, May 8th.
Speakers and workshops all day. Details and registration are here.
Calls to Action
As Humanists, we need to support and speak up about what matters to us.
Students! Enter Humanist Canada’s annual Essay Contest
This contest is open to Canadian students up to age 25. Who doesn’t need need a little extra money for school?
Write about any topic relevant to Humanists, and you could win up to $1000 (first prize). Entry deadline is 21 May 2021. For details and application form, visit Humanist Canada.
Equal treatment for non-religious refugees in Canada
Support of atheists threatened by religious extremists and fundamentalist governments in other countries. These atheists desperately need asylum in Canada because of the imminent threat of serious injury, imprisonment or death.
Reproductive Health is part of health care
Demand that the Manitoba government stop offloading reproductive health issues onto the Minister for Status of Women, who has no authority in this area. The Health Minister is responsible for healthcare delivery and funding.
More information about both of these issues is in our March Newsletter.
Support a secular charity
If you are looking for a worthwhile secular organization, click here to take a look at a list of charities we have supported over the past few years.
Recent News and Views
Medical Assistance in Dying does not cancel Palliative Care (1/3/2021) - This is a guest post by Tammy Pham, Advocacy Lead Chair for the Winnipeg chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada. People who are opposed to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) frequently pit palliative care against MAiD, claiming that the health care system should focus on palliative care rather than encouraging people to die; or that […] 11 Questions for Atheists – Part 2 (6/27/2020) - Last month, we asked HAAM members to submit their answers to these common questions. If you missed their submissions, you can catch up by reading Part 1 now. Most of the people who responded answered one or two questions – but Chad Froese tackled ALL of them. His answers were so amazing and insightful that […] 11 Questions for Atheists – Part 1 (6/1/2020) - If you talk to the religious in person, at an outreach or online, (or maybe they’re family), you’ll often hear the same questions over and over. A while back, I came across a list of 10 of these common questions on Facebook. What followed in the comment section was mostly snark and general ridicule, with […]
Read more issues and opinions here.
Humanist Perspectives magazine
HAAM is proud to support Humanist Perspectives, published four times a year by the Canadian Humanist Publications Board.
Humanist Perspectives is the only Humanist magazine published in Canada, covering both topical and timeless issues as well as providing a refreshing, rational analysis of modern events and culture.