The Humanist Association of Ottawa (HAO) is a non-profit organization that promotes Secular Humanism in Canada's National Capital.

The HAO welcomes Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics. The HAO welcomes Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics. Our events include social events, symposia, lectures, documentary screenings, and much more.

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  • August 28 · 7:00 PM


    21 Secular Humanists

    Come and join us for an informal gathering of the Humanist Clan: Date:  Friday, August 28th, 2015Time:  7:00 pmLocation:  James Street Pub, downstairs.  390 Bank Street ... Learn more
  • June 20 · 3:00 PM

    HAO Summer Solstice BBQ

    17 Secular Humanists

    Believe it – winter has finally said good-bye.  Talk about an unwanted guest!  This means it is time for your first BBQ of the season! Hamburgers, hot dogs, condiments... Learn more
  • May 22 · 7:00 PM


    13 Secular Humanists | 4.00

    Please join us at James Street Pub (downstairs) for our AGM.  Besides listening to our fascinating report of what has been achieved over the past year, you will get a... Learn more
  • May 14 · 12:00 PM

    Where will you be on May 14?

    7 Secular Humanists

    Every year the Catholic School Board uses your tax dollars to bus thousands of kids to the annual March For Life, a Pro-Life event. Join Secular Ontario, Humanist... Learn more
  • May 6 · 7:30 PM

    The Centre for Inquiry is hosting "Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?"

    4 Secular Humanists | 5.00

    Find out more at this entertaining and informative talk as Tim Caulfield uses his skeptic’s eye and scientific lens to identify and analyze the promises of health,... Learn more
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