Welcome to HALA

PLEASE NOTE: New venue for our monthly meetings! We are now meeting at the Stephenson-Hunt Room in the Central Library. Click here for directions.

We are a group of people from southwestern Ontario, Canada, who share the view that humans can live a meaningful, ethical, and joyful life without belief in religion or the supernatural.

If you believe in reason, compassion, critical thinking, science, justice, integrity, equality, and tolerance … welcome to our community! Click here for information about our next meeting.

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Next Meeting:

REMINDER: Our meetings are now in the Stephenson-Hunt room at the Central Library, 251 Dundas Street.
Click here for directions.

Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 pm

A Muslim Leader's Response to Radicalization and Violence

Imam Abd Alfatah Twakkal

Abd Alfatah Twakkal, Imam of the London Muslim Mosque, will speak about what Islam has to say regarding recent terrorist attacks, and Muslim leaders' efforts to combat the use of misrepresentations of Islam to justify acts of violence. He will also touch upon initiatives of interfaith dialogue to help build bridges of understanding between Muslims and other faith groups. 

All are welcome!

$2 donation at the door

HALA at the Pride Parade

HALA members and friends marching in the Pride Parade in London, Ontario, July 27, 2014.

Winter Solstice Party

December 14, 2013.

"I am a Humanist"

A light-hearted musical tribute to Humanism.

What's New?

Download recent issues of The Enlightenment:    March, 2016; ;   April, 2016; ;   May, 2016

Read Goldie Emerson's recent articles in the London Free Press: "In our stars or in ourselves?"; "Democracy demands equality.

Download Dr. Dozois' Powerpoint presentation from the March 9 HALA meeting on cognitive therapy for depression.

Photos of our Summer Picnic on July 12, 2015

Three of our members relate how they became Humanists, in a recent issue of The Enlightenment.

HALA Board member Don Hatch has published a book entitled The Road Not Travelled. Read about it in this special issue of the Enlightenment. You can also buy a copy of it at our next HALA meeting.

Dan Barker (front row, right) with HALA Board members at the Wolf Hall event on June 11.

HALA member Brad Banks promotes Humanism at the Westmount branch of the London Public Library on May 3.

"How Can I Be Happy?"

A short Humanist video exploring happiness and the meaning of life, narrated by Stephen Fry, produced by the British Humanist Association.