The BC Humanist Association has provided a community for secular humanists, atheists, and freethinkers in Vancouver for over 25 years. The group meets every Sunday at the Oakridge Senior's Centre for socializing and a stimulating discussion. Special lectures and social events are also held.
The BCHA is also in the process of starting a Humanist Officiant program for BC which will provide officiants for weddings, memorial services, baby namings, and other passage of life ceremonies.
CFI Vancouver is the local branch of Centre for Inquiry Canada, a national charity that promotes reason, science, secularism and freedom of inquiry in every human endeavour. CFI Vancouver hosts monthly lectures, Cafe Inquiry discussion groups, a Freethinkers book club, blood drives, charity events, and special guests. In the past CFI Vancouver has hosted PZ Myers, Lawrence Krauss, and Christopher diCarlo.
Radio Freethinker is a radio show on CiTR 101.9 FM broadcasting from UBC in Vancouver, Canada. They promote skepticism, science, critical thinking, and civil liberties.
The SFU Skeptics represent skeptics, atheists, and humanists at Simon Fraser University. They meet regularly during the semester and host lectures and socials. Past speakers have included Jen McCreight and Greta Christina. The SFU Skeptics are infamous for hosting a "There's probably no god, now stop worrying and enjoy your life" banner on campus.
The UBC Freethinkers Club was founded in 2008 by students looking for a club that provided an alternative to religious and spiritual world-views. The club promotes a secular, humanist, and rationalistic world view by providing an educational basis for these viewpoints and by providing a community of similar-minded individuals.
Always a good time, Skeptics in the Pub is an informal social meetup that happens three times a month. The first Wednesday of the month is Skeptics in the Pub Kitsilano which meets at the Billy Bishop Legion. Skeptics in the Pub Downtown meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the Railway Club in the back bar. Finally, the fourth Thursday of the month is Skeptics in the Pub Richmond, which meets at Legends Pub.