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Established in 1992 as a registered Canadian charity, the Society of Freethinkers (SOFREE) is an active and welcoming fellowship of Humanists, atheists, and agnostics that encourages critical thinking, advocates for secular laws and public policies, and cultivates a strong sense of connection and support among our members and the broader Humanist community. 

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Our Vision

The advancement of human well-being by applying Humanist principles and secular laws. We envision a Canada free from religious nuances and discrimination in its principles and governance, so that everyone is treated fairly and equitably.

Our Mission

To provide a caring and supportive environment for those moving away from religion toward adopting a secular Humanist way of life.

To inspire intellectual growth and creativity by hosting engaging events, offering valuable resources, and encouraging efforts to promote Humanist philosophy, literature, music, and art.

To develop a vibrant social community and outreach network for our members.

To be an essential source of recommendations for licensed and experienced Humanist Officiants, to help couples and families plan weddings, baby-naming celebrations, funerals/memorials, and other meaningful life events, with warmth and respect.

Our Values

We affirm human worth and dignity.
We are motivated by ethics and compassion to help others.
We strive for fostering peace and raising global awareness of challenges facing humanity.
We are guided by rational thought and scientific inquiry to find realistic solutions to problems.
We support keeping religion out of government policies and public institutions.
We lead meaningful and fulfilling lives without faith-based beliefs.