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Sept 6th/2016

September 6, 2016
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CFI Canada’s mission is to provide education and training to the public in the application of skeptical, secular, rational and humanistic inquiry through conferences, symposia, lectures, published works and the maintenance of a library.

-Doctors and nurse practitioners have helped hasten the deaths of more than 100 Canadians since the federal law governing medical aid in dying was passed in June.

-The Peel District School Board says by the end of the upcoming school year, every single public high school in the region will have a gender-neutral washroom. The announcement was made by school board officials on Wednesday morning.

Omid Kokabee Released on Parole; Physicist Omid Kokabee, whose arrest and imprisonment in Iran galvanized the academic community for more than five years, has been granted parole by the Iranian court.

Bestselling Bangladeshi writer Raihan Abir can’t ‘fight machetes with a pen’. A killing spree targeting secularists forced Abir and his family to escape to Canada and has resulted in ‘losing the brightest minds of Bangladesh one by one’

Upcoming Events

Every Saturday, the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT) meets to discuss a topic decided upon the previous week. These are topics of Humanist interest, from a Humanist perspective. Meet our diverse group, trade perspectives in a free and open forum and learn from others as they learn from you! Feel free to join the discussion late and come to lunch if that suits your availability better Time slot: 11 am – 1 pm every Saturday Address: 519 Church St. Community Center

Did you know the best place to find out about CFI Calgary events is on Meetup.com? It’s free to join and you will never miss hearing about a local Calgary event. Join over 1000 Calgarians who use Meetup to hear about, RSVP and comment on our events.

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Nobody joins a cult. You join a self-help group, a religious movement, a political organization. They change so gradually, by the time you realize you’re entrapped – and almost everybody does – you can’t figure a safe way back out.
– Deborah Layton, survivor of Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple cult

Calendar of upcoming scientific conferences

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CALLING ALL NON-BELIEVERS . . . COME OUT OF THE CLOSET!

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LETTER TO A CHRISTIAN NATION: AFTERWORD

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Online Tools for Skeptical Fact Checking

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Forget Jesus, the stars died so you could be born- Lawrence M. Krauss

Critical Links is published every Tuesday And Friday

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