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It’s Morden Corn and Apple Festival time again - and we'll be back there in our Outreach booth! This year the festival takes place August 23-25 right in the heart of downtown Morden. You might ask - why keep going to the Morden Corn and Apple Festival year after year? The Morden area is unique. On one hand, you have a top-notch museum and paleontological research center (the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre) uncovering the secrets of Manitoba’s 85-million-year-old past. On…Find out more »
In today’s world it’s hard to sort truth from fiction. Fake news, pseudoscience, and wack-a-doodle beliefs often seem to have a louder voice than the truth. How does one sort it all out? Joining us for our September meeting is Jeremiah Yarmie from Evidence for Democracy. Evidence for Democracy (E4D) is a non-profit organization of scientists and science communicators standing up for science and smart decision making in Canada. As Humanists, evidence-based decision making is one of our foundational beliefs,…Find out more »
We welcome guest speaker Nathan Prokopowich, a member of the Eastman Humanist Community who successfully fought to remove the Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) from schools in his local division. HAAM exec member Tony Governo engaged in a similar battle a couple of years ago in the Winnipeg School Division. CEF is a worldwide organization dedicated to proselytizing to children in public schools. Many children’s advocates would argue that targeting children for religious conversion is immoral. By contrast, CEF publicly proclaims…Find out more »