Aboriginal advisor a first for university

It didn’t take long for Patrick Small Legs-Nagge to pick up on the culture of Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, N.S.

“One of the first things I noticed in my first week is how inclusive this campus is,” said Small Legs-Nagge, who last month began his new job as special advisor to the president on aboriginal affairs.

Student trustee ready for his rookie year

Imagine being 16 years old and having to represent 92,000 of your peers.

Toronto Catholic schools part of new pedestrian safety initiative for students

TORONTO – Parents have a lot of things to worry about on the first day of school. Whether or not their child arrives safely should not be one of them.

Building leaders is top priority for new director

Along his journey as a student, teacher and now director of education at Canada’s largest Catholic school board, Rory McGuckin leaned on Catholic leaders for guidance.

Canada, refugee family earn high marks

Peace, order, good government — that’s all Jomanah Chahrour’s family needed to succeed when they arrived in Edmonton almost six years ago, fleeing Syria’s chaotic, brutalizing civil war.

Film protects schools’ Catholic legacy

Although religious communities no longer have a daily presence in most Ontario schools, a soon-to-be completed film hopes to ensure their efforts in establishing Catholic education are not forgotten.

Students get a big charge from physics

A group of Catholic students from Cambridge, Ont., hope a once-ina- lifetime opportunity to conduct an experiment at the world-famous CERN laboratory in Switzerland will help change the way scientists view the world.

Schools ready to go around the globe to solve enrolment issues

Years of declining enrolment are pushing some Catholic school boards to take a far deeper dive into the foreign student market.

Niagara teen excels on all fronts to gain Harvard admission

Emily Hunter expects to do great things at Harvard University starting next September, thanks to the Catholic education she received in Ontario.

Teacher competing in pageant sends beautiful message to students

Stephanie Photopoulos always taught her students at school and at the dance studio that their bodies should be loved and cherished. Now, the young Catholic hopes to prove it to them on stage.

Catholic schools are a vehicle for faith journey

Canada is fortunate to have sociologists like Reginald Bibby working in the field of religious attitudes. His most recent book, Canada’s Catholics, should be on the desk of all administrators, trustees, teachers and priests.