We are a community of critical thinkers. Science, compassion and freedom of inquiry inform our personal and collective choices. Our programs, services and tools support people, organizations and governments to make evidence-based decisions that improve lives in Canada and around the world.
A world where evidence and critical thinking are valued, where superstition and prejudice are eliminated, and where science and compassion guide public policy.
Answers to questions are best found by looking at sound evidence, critical thinking, and robust dialogue. This is how people can have confidence in the answers to all kinds of questions, from the practical to the philosophical.
Diversity and Inclusion
We invest in our extraordinary and diverse community of individuals. We rely on those
individual perspectives and voices to achieve our mission.
CFIC is committed to a just society and supports opportunities to improve social justice.
Compassionate Active Citizenship
We work to build a community based on humanist values and a desire to help others to do the same in their own communities. Our members connect and engage others with kindness and fairness.
We embrace clear and open communications rooted in mutual respect and good intentions. We
recognize that there is an inherent beauty in diversity of opinions and perspectives within an