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Sunday, December 13, 2020 10:25 AM

We tried something different this month, asking everyone how they saw the Grey Bruce Humanists, and to suggest what might make it even better. There were so many wonderful ideas. We really do have a creative, perceptive, and thoughtful group. We basically brainstormed, recording everyone’s thoughts and suggestions: Open 2021…

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Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:47 PM

On the morning of November 8, we had the privilege of viewing and participating in a presentation by Dr. Donna Stewart, on the subject of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)( also referred to as doctor assisted death).The public interest and legal proceedings began in the 1990s with Sue Rodrigues, and…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:51 PM

Our group was fortunate to welcome Jason Johnston, teacher of Indigenous culture, to a Grey Bruce Humanist Zoom, on the evening of September 9th. Jason focused on Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), an Indigenous approach to experiencing the world, based on direct involvement with the environment. This knowledge evolved to ensure survival,…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:50 PM

Jeffrey Rosenthal, an award winner Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Toronto, and author of much praised books, Knock on Wood, and Struck by Lightning, will be speaking to us about “Luck, Chance, And the Meaning of Everything”!! We had such a successful presentation and Q and A on…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:53 PM

Jill Umbach of the United Way’s Poverty Task Force. Canada is at a critical juncture where emergency COVID-19 benefits wind-down or reshaped into an ongoing basic income that enables everyone to be part of a better, new normal. There are a variety of briefs and community voices being presented to the government – most recently to the…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:54 PM

Our first discussion group on Zoom occurred on the evening of Tuesday, June 23. Our topic was racism, in particular racism aimed at our Indigenous people. Our guest was Trish Nadjiwon Meekins, counsellor at the Nikaanaganaa Counselling and Learning Centre in Owen Sound. Trish talked about the realities of the…

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Wednesday | December 13th 2023

December – dinner/discussion

SABITRI ‘s Global Cuisine

5:30 PM