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An Appeal to Support the Right of Free Speech for Charities

From the CUC Office: In 2016, Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier conducted a two-month, Canada-wide consultation with charities and the public on the rules under which charities should be allowed to speak out in Canadian society. As a result of input from these consultations, an expert panel submitted a report in March 2017 to …

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Canadian Unitarian Conference (CUC) Annual Meeting

The CUC meets annually to conduct its national business – including possible debates on social issues. It is also a wonderful time to meet with, sing with and enjoy Unitarian Universalists from across our country. Westwood is eligible to have 2 delegates to the AGM this year in Hamilton. This is the biennial gathering of …

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Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund

Westwood Support for UUA Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund Sunday September 10, we will be dedicating the offering (all donations that aren’t marked as ‘Westwood pledge’) to Hurricane Relief. If you are writing a cheque, please make it out to “Westwood Unitarian” – as we will combine the receipts into one cheque for mailing. For those of you …

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Subscribe to UU World

Do you remember the years when a shiny (and free!) copy of UU World (magazine of the American Unitarian Universalist Association) arrived in our mailboxes every month? I used to enjoy the whole issue, but alas those days ended when Canadian Unitarian Universalists  were separated (not quite divorced! ) from the UUA.  However the articles …

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Free Thinker, Humanist, Atheist – What’s the difference?

On our Westwood Unitarian Congregational journey to wider inclusion, we have been attempting to become more “FreeThinker” Friendly. The problem with the term FreeThinker is that every Unitarian-Universalist I know thinks freely – at least to some and mostly a large degree. Or lets take another,  often used equivalent – Humanist – Who reading this …

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Blue Christmas Service

Join Unitarian Church of Edmonton Congregation on Friday Dec 23 6:30-7:30 PM Rev. Brian J. Kiely and friends host this annual service offered for those who have tough times with the Holidays. Not everyone has joyful memories room childhood, while others are mourning losses this year. This is a quiet service of readings, reflection and candle lighting. We …

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Send Us Your Camp Stories!

Posted on August 29, 2016 by CUC Does your congregation have an annual Summer Camp tradition? Do you head off together for a week or a weekend of campfires, outdoor worships, swimming, and community? Many congregations have these summer traditions, and we want to hear about what we have in common, and how our experiences …

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How Do We Live Out Our New Vision?

Posted on August 29, 2016 by CUC Canadian Unitarian Universalists approved a new vision statement in May. The next step is to make this vision part of the life of our members and congregations. The CUC Board is looking for Canadian UUs interested in joining a Vision Implementation Team. This team will find creative ways …

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