It has been nearly five years since Come From Away debuted and enraptured big-city theatre audiences with its musical depiction of how the people of Gander created a ray of light within the darkness of 9/11 for nearly 7,000 Americans forced to make an emergency landing in the remote Newfoundland town.

Thank you, Bill Davis


With the passing of Bill Davis on Aug. 8, education and Ontario lost one of the last voices of reasonableness and optimism in an otherwise adversarial and tribal approach to problem solving. 

Ontario schools navigate vaccine landscape

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

The Government of Ontario has not tipped its hand yet if it will institute mandatory vaccinations for teachers and staff, but education unions are trying to persuade Premier Doug Ford to make that choice.

Romeo at home with London Catholic school board

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Vince Romeo, the London Catholic District School Board’s new director of education, has a connection to the southwestern Ontario city — and the board — that runs deep.

The great outdoors: where class gets gritty


Educator and environmental advocate Anne Corkery believes there’s no greater learning environment for children than in the great outdoors.

Border issue makes for a tough choice

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

With the United States extending its non-essential travel restrictions at land border crossings until at least Sept. 21, Windsor, Ont.’s Avery Comartin finds herself in a difficult bind.

Prestigious Schulich Scholarship awarded to two Catholic grads


Kiara Mavalwala is heading to York University this fall to study engineering in hopes of one day being able to ensure all people living in Canada have access to clean drinking water.

Nothing about this year will be normal


Anyone who believes this coming school year will be normal is kidding themselves or is a politician preparing for an election.

Haiti: A nation caught in grip of chaos


When the 2010 earthquake hit Haiti, Jesuit Fr. Jean Francky went with his brother novices out onto the streets of Dumay, on the outskirts of Port au Prince. That night, the young religious men began digging through rubble with their bare hands.

Vatican appointments in August feature two Canadian women


Vatican appointments in August feature two Canadian women – Anne Jamieson and Donna Strickland.

Faith flows through artistic passion


Nestled amidst the evergreens in the village of Haines Junction in Canada’s Yukon, a tiny church known as Our Lady of the Way has been a source of creative and spiritual inspiration for artist Libby Dulac.