Jan 302015
 

The location for our Roundtable meeting on February 3 has been changed. Please help spread the word!

The location is now Corbett Hall on the University of Alberta Campus.
8205-114 street.   Rm 326
http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/?l=53.51812399999999,-113.52499548612212&z=17&c=&campus=north_campus

We will head to Sherlock Holmes on Campus afterwards (around 9:30),  8519-112 Street
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sherlock+Holmes+Pub/@53.521572,-113.520237,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x53a0221e168fb7a5:0x1f3ec0b528c3c3ef?hl=en

We plan to be back at our usual location for March.

Jan 272015
 

Have we got a contest for you!   The Imagine No Religion conference is June 5 – 7th this year in Vancouver with a spectacular line up of guest speakers, including Harriet Hall, Lawrence Krauss, Seth Andrews and Richard Dawkins, just to name a few.   You can find the entire speakers list on their website:  http://imaginenoreligion.ca/

Enter our contest for your chance to win an all inclusive ticket to the conference !  Please ensure you read all rules and regulations carefully, and although most of skeptics don’t believe in ”good luck” we’ll offer you some anyway.

INR CONTEST 2

Contest Rules:

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 Posted by at 7:32 AM
Jan 202015
 

Public Consultations on GSAs in Alberta Schools Happening Next Week

Good afternoon,

Safe Schools Alberta will be one of the presenters at next week’s Public Consultations on Gay Straight Alliances in Alberta Schools. The public consultations are being held by the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association in both Edmonton (starting at 4:30 PM on January 29th) and Calgary (starting at 5:30 PM on January 27th). Safe Schools Alberta is scheduled to present at the Calgary session.

These important hearings are likely to be watched by both media and politicians, and the public is welcome (RSVP required). We encourage you to consider attending.

Get full details about the Public Consultations >

RSVPs are required in order to attend. Please RSVP to: register@rmcla.ca

You can also encourage your friends to join you by inviting them on Facebook:

Edmonton: https://www.facebook.com/events/637423599700646/
Calgary: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582223628658139/

Thank you! We hope to see you there.

Richard Einarson
Safe Schools Alberta
info@safeschoolsalberta.ca

Jan 152015
 

Time to update you on what your board has been working on for you!

A GOODBYE
We’d like to say goodbye to board member Kerri, who is off travelling the world for a year with her husband.  Thanks for all your dedication to the SEA, we’ll certainly miss you!   Thanks to everyone that came out last Saturday to send her off.
Kerri's Going Away
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 Posted by at 10:30 AM
Jan 032015
 

In June, ECongrats EPLdmonton Public Library (EPL) was named the 2014 Library of the Year. And it is a pretty awesome organization. The SEA has been holding our monthly Roundtable meetings at the downtown branch since 2009.

You may have looked through the catalogue or shelves at one point and thought that there wasn’t much relating to atheism or leaving religion. Donald, a local atheist and library fan, has been using his monthly allotment of book requests to stock up the shelves with atheist/secular books that he’s interested in.

If you want to see more of these types of books* on Edmonton shelves, there are two easy things you can do to help that happen: Continue reading »