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The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm
The Monthly Meeting the 2nd or 3rd Saturday at 1:30pm (TBD)
The Steering Committee meets 1st Wednesday, 7pm
The Book Group meets monthly.

News: TorontoSun cover the HAC Subway Campaign

Humanists See light at the end of tunnel" - Toronto Sun

Nice to have a little even-handed publicity - and to be called a philosophy rather than something subversive

"First atheist bus ads, now humanist subway posters.
Transportation advertising in Toronto is getting another dose of philosophy for riders to chew on with Humanist Canada's new poster at the Queen's Park subway station.

The poster states, "You can be good without God," and directs people to the organization's website.

"Our slogan does not support or oppose any religion or theology," said Humanist Canada president Pat O'Brien in a press release. "Humanism is neither a religion nor a theology and the fact that a person can live a moral life, without deferring to any deity, has been recognized and accepted by religious and secular communities."

Since it was put up last week, the poster has drawn both positive and negative reaction, he said. "We're all about free speech and I think all the ideas out there should be available for people to look at so they can make an informed decision," O'Brien said, adding the same posters were rejected in Halifax and Vancouver last month.

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HAT meetings are free and open to members and the public. Call (416) 966-1361 for location information. ___________________________________________________
The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm.
The Monthly Meeting, is usually the second Saturday at 1:30pm; specifics should be found on this blog.
The Steering Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm.
The Book Group usually meets on the first Saturday afternoon of the month.