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Humanist Officiants in Ottawa


We get together with other humanists.

We regularly organize pub nights and presentations on topics of interest to humanists.

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We advocate for secular values.

The Humanist Association of Ottawa (HAO) has been operating since 1968 and over the years has come out in favour of a number of policy positions in support of advocacy for  public policy based on reason and compassion.

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Past Events

Another successful Pub Night
October 20, 2018
The HAO hosted a pub night on Oct. 19 at "The Senate" on Bank St.  The event was published on meetup and open to any Atheists, rather than strictly Humanists, who wanted to join us for a dri
Documentary showing: Highway of Tears
October 3, 2018
To raise awareness about the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada, The Humanist Association of Ottawa, Center For Inquiry Ottawa, and the Global Justice Working...
HAO and CFI Ottawa March Together in the 2018 Capital Pride Parade
August 26, 2018
The Humanist Association of Ottawa joined the Center For Inquiry to march in the 2018 capital pride parade on Aug. 26 2018.  Everyone had a good time and we're planning on co-hosting another

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