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Perceptions of Polyamory in Canada Survey

The Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPAA) with the Canada with the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family (www.crilf.ca) is doing an important study on polyamorous relationships and perceptions of polyamory in Canada. We would like to know more about the people involved in these relationships, the forms these relationships take, and what people think about these relationships. This is an important study as very little research has been
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Fundraising Coordinator Job Posting

Position overview: Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Fundraising Coordinator provides leadership and management for the direction, planning and execution of all aspects of the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association’s (CPAA’s) fundraising activities including implementation and administration of membership fees, donor drives, and annual fundraising events. Responsibilities Planning and administering the annual fundraising budget. Planning, developing, and executing a membership fee system and management of a related database. Developing
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Poly Party Weekend

We’re bringing back the Poly House Party Weekend! #PolyHouseParty This is a do-it-yourself event to raise awareness about our culture, our relationship preference, and the idea that freedom of relationship choice is important to society at large. It is a community bonding experience, our way — because everyone will do it a little differently. Let’s have barbecues, keggers, potlucks, raves, picnics, blues dances, play parties, tantric retreats, game nights, field
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You Can Make a Difference – Call for Volunteers

Dear Members, Supporters and Friends of CPAA At our August AGM, The Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association’s membership directed the board to take immediate action on several fronts. We’ve received some individual requests for assistance as well. In response we are looking for volunteers with related skills and interest to work in various task focused areas. We will need a chair for each committee that may be a currently elected member
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Your Vote Counts

Your Vote Counts As polyamourists, we know that government laws and policies affects us. So it’s important to vote and show that the candidates and parties that accommodate us — have themselves the support of voters. The more votes that supportive parties receive in the election, the more those parties can ensure that government laws and policies accommodate us. Voting day is Monday, October 19th, at these times: Newfoundland, Atlantic,
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International Poly House Party Weekend

“The first EVER international DIY festival celebrating *your* polyamory *your* way…It is barbecues, keggers, potlucks, raves, picnics, blues dances, play parties, tantric retreats, game nights, field days, movement fundraisers, cuddle parties, and fancy dinners. It is raising awareness about our culture, our relationship preference, and the idea that freedom of relationship choice is important to society at large. It is a community bonding experience, our way– because everyone will do
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And What about the Children?

The incredible irony is that this law, regardless of its actual interpretation in court, brands us as criminals without any evidence of any actual harm being done and in the process can actually bring harm to us and our children. Section 293 potentially victimizes a group of people in this country who do no harm, who are doing the best they can, and, by any measure, are not substantially different from anyone else in this country.