Human rights complaint accuses French board of homophobia

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - A human rights complaint alleging systemic homophobia in an Ontario French-language Catholic school is “groundless,” said a board superintendent.

Dufferin-Peel board won't appeal ruling exempting student from religion class

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will not appeal a court decision that allows parents to remove their non-Catholic children from religious classes and events.

Catholic parents start petition against OECTA participation at gay pride parade

TORONTO - At least 1,000 Ontarians are calling on the province's Catholic school trustees to demand the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association abandon its decision to have representation at the World Pride Parade.  

By simplifying the complicated, Brantford student earns honours

Sarah Wu is using the complexities of science to simplify malaria screening.

Thunder Bay teacher rocks on

Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.

Call of the north helps dream come alive

TORONTO - Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated village of Ivujivik, Que.

Young Tommy balances school, acting career

STRATFORD, ONT. - Conor Bergauer considers himself more of a singer than an actor but the young teen jumped at the chance to play “the deaf, dumb and blind,” kid in the summer hit at the Stratford Festival. The Grade 7 Catholic student from Waterloo, Ont. is sharing the lead role in the hit musical Tommy through the summer and into the fall.

Challenge is to make the classroom a holy place

BARRY’S BAY, ONT. - Catholic education should lead to an encounter with the living God and reveal reality’s transcendence, said the Federation of Catholic Teachers’ Guilds of Ontario’s founding president.

Port Credit school to reopen as Global Learning Centre

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - When the doors of St. James School reopen next September, students will get a global perspective on the world while maintaining a Catholic presence in the community.

For Annaliese Carr, age is no barrier to helping out

TORONTO - For the second consecutive year Annaleise Carr, the youngest person to successfully swim across Lake Ontario, has been honoured as an Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year.

Keeping faith with past — and future

LONDON, ONT. - What does it mean to be a Catholic university in this day and age?

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