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Canadian Polyamory Community Celebrates with National Convention

May 1st, 2013 | By

Vancouver, BC – April 24, 2013 – The Canadian polyamory community continues to celebrate the end to the BC Supreme Court litigation and the legalization of polyamory, by hosting PolyCon – a national confference in Vancouver from Friday May 31 to Sunday June 2, 2013. “We’re poly, we’re proud and we’re going to continue our efforts to tell Canadians and the world that polyamory is here, is growing and is
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PolyCon – Vancouver – May 31 to June 2nd

Mar 6th, 2013 | By

We are looking for engaging presenters and facilitators from a broad range of backgrounds in keeping with the ‘Claiming our Right to Love’ theme.   Polyamory was confirmed legal in Canada in 2011 with the  BC Supreme Court reference question decision on Section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada.  We want to claim that right by promoting awareness of Polyamory and celebrating the wonderful Polyamorous families and organizations in
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Announcing: POLYCON

Jan 13th, 2013 | By

The Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association is pleased to present PolyCon  –  Claiming Our Right to Love May 31 to June 2, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Friday night reception. Saturday all day workshop sessions and evening events hosted by local poly groups. Sunday AGM for CPAA membership and poly community leadership networking event. Registration and more details to follow.  Watch the website for details as they unfold.   www.polyadvocacy.ca Workshop
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What does being poly mean to you?

Oct 21st, 2012 | By

Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association is looking for snappy slogans for promotional products.  These slogans would help to advocate for awareness of the good stuff about being poly and must be original.  Please send your suggestions to info@polyadvocacy.ca.  Winners will receive their choice of swag item with their slogan on it. Deadline November 1st, 2012.



Casting Call

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

Hi there, I’ve been turned on to your organization through some friends in Canada, and I wanted to reach out about possibly sending a message through your organization. I’m the creator/director/producer of Showtime’s “Polyamory: Married & Dating”  (I’m also Canadian, from Montreal). I am in the process of doing outreach and looking for poly families that may be interested in participating in Season 2 of my series, and I am
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Poly Party Weekend – June 15 – 17

May 12th, 2012 | By

“Poly Party Weekend combines celebration, education, and fundraising in a way that connects local communities through a shared timeframe and purpose. In other words, we’re all partying during the same time and hopefully raising funds much-needed funds for advocacy and education-focused organizations.  This originally started with Poly House Party Weekend in 2011, but we subsequently dropped the “house” part when we discovered that house parties seem to be more of
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Canadian Polyamory Advocates Confirm National Focus on Awareness

Mar 30th, 2012 | By

For Immediate Release VANCOUVER — March 30, 2012 — At its Annual General Meeting on March 25, 2012, the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPAA) celebrated a successful end to litigation and various accomplishments acting as a voice for the legal rights of Canada’s polyamorous community. The CPAA aims to increase general awareness of polyamory in the coming year and further its role as a resource for polyamory organizers across the
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AGM Confirms Our Focus On Polyamory Awareness Nationwide

Mar 30th, 2012 | By

The Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPAA) was pleased to welcome supporters from across Canada to its Annual General meeting held on March 25, 2012. We celebrated a successful end to litigation and  some amazing accomplishments.  We noted the retirement of three very hard working members of our leadership team with much appreciation. We are sad to lose them as directors — but are assured of their continued support as members. 
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On the precipice of history

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

On Wednesday of this week coming (November 23rd), Chief Justice Robert Bauman will release his decision with regards to the BC Supreme Court reference case on section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada (known as the Polygamy Law).  Both the legal counsel involved in the case and the media will be in a lock down room and allowed to view the decision and reasons on that morning slightly before
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Advocating for the Right to Love > 1

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

Join Friends of CPAA Advocacy Team – on Facebook and/or  google group: Friends of CPAA Advocacy Team Visit this group We are actively recruiting people who would like to participate in a coordinated advocacy team. There are tasks for all levels of “out”-ness and comfort: – Media watch (spot articles to which we ought to be responsive) – Write letters to the editor, and /or letters to politicians and bureaucrats.
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