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NEWS & EVENTS
Ethical Issues in Police Conduct — March 10
Dr. Eike Kluge is a professor of philosophy at the University of Victoria. He is the first expert witness in medical ethics recognized by Canadian courts.
Saving the World, One Tire at a Time — March 20
Matt Paneitz, Executive Director of Long Way Home, discusses green buildings, educational methods, and community development strategies.
CFIC is committed to asking difficult questions, which can include talks on controversial subjects. Hosting a speaker does not imply agreement with their views.
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CFIC has been adding recordings of our events to our national
Our newest additions include:
Vaccines and the Misinformation Hydra
Marina Elliott: Canada's Underground Astronaut
Jesus of Nazareth: Man or Myth?
The Appropriation of Sex Education by Conservative Populism
Bad Science in Consumer Health Products and Services
Panel Discussion: Protecting Blasphemers
SAVE THE DATE!
CFIC 2021 Virtual Conference
May 8, 2021
We are currently working on finalizing the speaker list and schedule. We welcome volunteers! For more information, please email
Conference Chair, Seanna Watson
Are you interested in a leadership role at CFIC? We are seeking councilors and directors to start in March 2021.
Conversion “Therapy”: Canada Should Ban an Immoral Non-Scientific Practice
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
LGBT folks should not be subjected to religiously informed conversion therapy.
SECULARISM & HUMAN RIGHTS
Religious Discrimination in Hiring?
An interview with an anonymous atheist who lost an employment opportunity because of their lack of religious belief.
Atheists Falling Through the Cracks
Canada should include non-belief on its list of eligible refugee claims.
Keith’s Conundrums: What Is a Boundary?
Answers for last month. This month: At what point were you no longer part of your mother?
MARCH DATES OF INTEREST
On March 1, 1864,
Rebecca Lee Crumpler
became the first African-American woman to receive a medical degree.
March 7 marks 145 years since
Alexander Graham Bell
was granted a patent for the first practical telephone.
March 8 is
International Women’s Day
March 14 is
On March 17, 1787,
March 20 is the spring
March 31 is
World Backup Day
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