Society of Edmonton Atheists

The Society of Edmonton Atheists aims to foster a sense of community within Edmonton and surrounding areas among atheists, agnostics, and freethinkers; to promote a positive image of atheism within our city; and to support constructive activism towards a more secular and tolerant society.

Recent Blog Posts

Show your support for Pride!
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Show Your Support for Pride! As a group we march each year to show our support for LGBT+ community! This year the Pride Parade is on June 9th, and parade participants usually have to arrive around 11am. Unfortunately,  last year we had a poor showing for marchers and volunteer booth workers. We h...
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Alberta Should Have One Public School System Not Two
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UPCOMING EVENT OF INTEREST, hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Studies: Debate:  Alberta Should Have One Public School System, Not Two For the Motion:  David King  Former Minister of Education and Executive Director of the Public School Boards’ Association of Alberta Against the Motion...
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Panel Discussion: Catholic School System in Alberta
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Panel Discussion: Catholic School System in Alberta
Join the SEA in supporting OURIDEA.CA’s upcoming event. Why do a Former Education Minister, Parent advocate, and former Catholic School Trustee believe it is time for a referendum on separate Catholic schools? Join Former Education Minister David King, Former Catholic School Trustee Patrici...
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History of Activist Atheism in Canada
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History of Activist Atheism in Canada
Join us on Saturday October 28th, 7pm for this special event! University Campus, Alberta School of Business Room 1-6 Dr Elliot Hanowski works at the University of Manitoba Libraries, and will be coming to talk to us about the History of Activist Atheism and Humanism in Canada. He is one of the fo...
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Dying With Dignity Update
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The Society of Edmonton Atheists has submitted a letter of support to review and amend the current Bill C-14 legislation on your behalf.  We would urge anyone that feels strongly that advanced directives, severe mental illness, or mature minors who would fulfill the requirements for MAID if they ...
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Clothing Donations
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It’s back to school time and we cleared out all my kids closets to find a few bags worth of clothes they have outgrown.  I’m offering to collect that old shirt that you have meaning to donate or that pair of jeans that don’t fit anymore and you want to give away on Sunday night ...
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Round Table Sept 5th
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Hey gang! Tonight we have our regular round table event, I actually forgot to get the room number from our booking person so if it doesn’t get updated on the actual event listing before it starts I’ll put up information on each of the three main entrance doors to the building so you c...
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Richard Carrier Wednesday August 16th
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Richard Carrier Wednesday August 16th
Don’t forget about this great event happening tomorrow evening at the University!  Meet and Greet afterwards for current members of the SEA (if you didn’t get an email with the location please let us know)
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Counter-Apologetics Postponed
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Unfortunately, life has kept me ridiculously busy for the past month (kids home from school, family moving, renovations etc) and preparations for tonight’s counter-apolgetics aren’t up to scratch.  I’ve been trying to catch up today but time has run away with me and I don’...
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In Memoriam – Michael Vester
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In Memoriam – Michael Vester
Sadly, a founding member of the SEA (member 001!), our friend, Michael Vester passed away on Sunday, June 18th. Michael was instrumental in starting the group, getting it incorporated as a non-profit, was the very first SEA President, and was the driving force behind our first few years marching ...
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