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National Polyamory Day in Canada

November 23rd is National Polyamory Day in Canada. On that day in 2011, BC’s Supreme Court ruled that Canada’s so called “anti-polygamy law” does not apply to unformalized polyamorous households – clarifying that polyamory, as it is typically practiced in Canada, is legal and not a criminal act. Prior to November, 23, 2011, it was questionable if polyamory was legal in Canada. If you agree that people who are polyamorous
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Canadian Polyamory Community To Hold National Conference: PolyCon

The Canadian polyamory community continues to celebrate the legalization of polyamory by hosting PolyCon – a national conference in Victoria from Friday, November 11, to Sunday, November 13, 2016. Sponsored by the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPAA), the conference features sessions including Thorns in the Bouquet (Unique problems that occur in Polyamorous Lifestyle) presented by Orion Stormcrow, Many Loves, Many Stories (a writing workshop) presented by Monica Meneghetti, Together Independently:
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AGM – Calling for new memberships and board members

CANADIAN POLYAMORY ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Sunday October 30, 2016 1:00 pm Eastern Time (10am Pacific) Interested parties and supporters are encouraged to join the call and participate in discussion but only members in good standing may vote or serve on the board of directors. Per decision of the Board of Directors membership fees have been modified to $15 annually for an individual membership and $25 per year
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Connect with the Canadian Poly Community

POLYCON-CANADA – Poly & Diversity National Conference will held this year in Victoria, BC, November 11 – 13 with some workshops and panels live streamed as well as local events. Visit www.polycon-canada.com for details and www.eventbrite.ca/e/polycon-canada-tickets-28322372980 for tickets Pre-Conference activities include: Non-Monogamous Dating for Men Into Women – a workshop presented by Pepper Mint on Oct 23 in Victoria, BC. www.eventbrite.ca/e/non-monogamous-dating-for-men-into-women-workshop-tickets-27510462534 CPAA Annual General Meeting on Oct 30 by telephone
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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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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.