Board helps revitalize Windsor’s core

The City of Windsor has donated land to the Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board for the rebuild of Catholic Central High School in the heart of the border city’s downtown.

A career spent acting out his Catholic values

BRAMPTON, ONT.  - More than 20 years ago, Mark Creedon walked into a tough situation. The new executive director of Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin was looking at year-long waiting lists for services and a tiny $750,000 budget.

London Catholic board developing a new communication strategy

The London Catholic school board is proposing to spend up to $100,000 to revamp the board’s communication strategy.

Developing entire person key to success

Developing the entire person is what keeps Catholic education so successful in Ontario, Marino Gazzola believes.

Improv tickles this team’s fancy

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - At St. Marcellinus Catholic Secondary School being part of the improvisational theatre team takes more than just being funny.

Program gives aboriginals another chance to graduate

Aboriginal adults in northern Ontario are getting a second shot at completing their high school diploma through their local Catholic school board. The Northeastern Catholic District School Board’s ACCESS Program is offered in four centres in the board’s vast area from Moosonee on the shore of James Bay down to Cobalt in the south.

Jesuit program connects students with Global South

TORONTO - Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is bringing social justice teachings to high school students as part of its new Youth for Others program.

Celebrating Catholic education in song

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. Singing is faith in action, says Nancy Bodsworth, writer and performer of “Together in Faith,” the theme song for Catholic Education Week 2013.  

Our system is rooted in Gospel values

TORONTO - In a variety of ways the past year has been a strange one in publicly funded Catholic education. This should not surprise us. We will always be a “sign that will be contradicted” (Luke 2:34). Nothing daunted, we carry on in our mission, confident in our abilities and with a profound reliance on the guiding power of the Holy Spirit. We are a successful, efficient, co-operative school system with an unbroken history going back more than 175 years.

Education minister says she will always defend Ontario's Catholic schools

TORONTO - If the Ontario Liberal government falls over its provincial budget, Education Minister Liz Sandals "will be back on the street knocking on doors and defending the Catholic education system again," she told an audience of about 200 Catholic school trustees.

TCDSB takes aim at mental health

TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board has joined forces with the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) to combat student mental health ailments.