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

2nd day of highway cleanup cancelled
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Hi all! We completed a large amount of the highway cleanup today so will cancel tomorrow’s event.    The weather wasn’t overly great (cold!) and with such a little amount left to do it seems like a bit of a waste of time.  We already completed the entire clean up in the spring, and ou...
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Highway Cleanup Postponed
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Due to the weather this weekend we’ve had to push the fall highway clean up back by a weekend.  Please join us on the 22nd and/or the 23rd. Event details here: Highway Cleanup
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Book Club joining Westwood
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We have decided to join in with Westwood Unitarians book club during the months that it runs.   The events have already been listed for Nov, Jan, Feb, and March, so you can check out their upcoming book list.   April will be added once a book title for that month has been chosen. In the months [...]
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Pride Booth Info!
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Pride Booth Info!
Here are the shifts and the location of the Pride Booth. We are in booth 604. Come stop by and see us! Friday night set up, 7pm – 9pm :  Karen June 9th, Saturday Pride! 10am – 11:00 Randy 10am – 1:00 Tamara 11am – 1:00 Karen 1:00 – 2:00 Martin 1:00 – 2:00 Tom [...
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Food Bank Volunteers
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Food Bank Volunteers
Thanks all who made it out to the Food Bank volunteer event!   The attendance was fantastic and we really did some good work. These volunteer events are a good way to give back and something we will do again. -Mark (executive board member)
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Full Spectrum Pride
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Full Spectrum Pride
Join us to celebrate LGBTQ+ rights in Canada, we will be at a booth in Stratcona Park the entire day June 9th. If you’d like to volunteer, then please fill out this google form with your availability, and we’ll schedule you for a shift. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJClgK...
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Paulogia – Calgary based youtube channel
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Paulogia – Calgary based youtube channel
A big thank you to Paulogia for skyping with us for our latest round table event, we had a great time talking about everything from Ken Ham, the Alberta Bible Quiz, Alberta Homeschooling to George Lucas and Star Wars! If you want to check out Paul’s youtube channel you can find him here:  P...
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Events!
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Due to some recent facebook privacy issues, events are no longer linking to our page via our widget.   We’ve been told they are trying to find a work-around, but in the meanwhile we’ll be looking at other options for our events calendar on our website. For now, here are the most recen...
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2018 Board Members
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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Annual General Meeting and helped shape the next year for our Society.   We are adding a quarterly volunteer event at the Food Bank, we will be having a 10 year anniversary party/1 year memorial for Michael Vester this year, and look forward to continuing to...
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A win against abstinence only sex-ed.
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In the spring of 2015 my son was enrolled at Sir George Simpson school in St. Albert, and we had an email message sent to all parents about sex education classes that would be offered.   At the time, I was aware of the issues with the Pregnancy Care Centre providing abstinence only based sex ed [...
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