Founded in 1992 as a registered Canadian charitable organization, the Society of Freethinkers is an active community of Secular Humanists that promotes critical thinking, advocates for secular laws and policies, and provides a social and outreach network for SOFREE members as well as Secular Humanists in Canada and around the world.
The advancement of human well-being by applying Humanist principles and secular laws. We envision a Canada free from religious nuances and discrimination in our principles and governance.
To provide emotional support and outreach services to people transitioning to a secular Humanist way of life.
To advance knowledge and education by hosting interactive events and providing resources related to Humanist philosophy, literature, music, and art.
To provide an active social community for our members.
To provide a referral service to licensed Humanist Officiants for couples and families planning weddings, child welcoming celebrations, naming ceremonies, memorials, or other services for other significant life events.
We affirm human worth and dignity.
We are guided by reason and scientific inquiry to solve problems.
We are motivated by ethics and compassion to help others.
We strive for peace, social justice, and global awareness.
We support keeping religion out of government and public institutions.
We lead meaningful and fulfilling lives without faith-based beliefs.