Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

As Tyrone Dowling settles into his new role as director of education with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board, he’s keeping equity front and centre.

With candidates in full campaign mode for upcoming municipal elections across Ontario next month, there appears to be a re-invigorated interest in Catholic school board trustee positions.

A striking bronze statue commemorating St. Francis Xavier has been placed on a plinth in front of St. Francis Xavier Church in Tottenham, Ont., signalling post-COVID re-opening to faith.

Graduating with stellar grades isn’t easy but it also doesn’t mean having your head in a book all day. Just ask some of the York Catholic District School Board’s 2022 top scholars.

St. André Bessette has been named patron saint of Ontario’s Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board (HPCDSB) in recognition of the special place he has in the hearts of those in the region.

For the past decade, high school chaplain Tony Whelan has been raising the moral and ethical question as to whether violent sports should have a place in Catholic schools.

For Pat Daly, new principal of St. Michael’s College School, walking the halls of the prestigious all-boys Catholic school in Toronto feels like coming back to his roots.

Though Ontario was not one of the stops on the Pope’s recent visit to Canada, a furniture company from just outside Toronto gave the province a seat at the historic table. 

Like many internationally trained health-care professionals who immigrate to Canada, Dr. Sahar Zohni struggled to find a clear pathway into the Canadian medical system.

While with students at a local park during a summer day camp for newcomers and their families, English as a Second Language (ESL) resource teacher Christine Ignas was handed a cell phone. It was the father from one of the families in the camp who wanted to speak with her.