Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Advocates for police-free schools were disheartened in June after a motion put forth by York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) trustee Dino Giuliani called for retired officers to visit schools to talk to students about themes like bullying and making good choices.

In Michael Grandsoult’s eighth grade classroom, students are encouraged to use music and rhymes to tell the story of their lives.

Compelling new research out of Cardus and the Angus Reid Institute should encourage Canadian religious leaders to take a deeper look at why some people remain religiously faithful and why others do not, says Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett.

When the migrant ships loaded with thousands fleeing Ireland’s Great Famine set sail in 1847, little was it known how this great migration would change — and continue to change — the face of a small town in the interior of a land an ocean away.

When Sr. Nancy Brown began serving as pastoral counsellor at Covenant House Vancouver in 1998, her eyes were opened to the sex-trafficking crisis happening right under the nose of everyday Canadians.

A fundraising campaign to relocate and restore London’s Fugitive Slave Chapel to Fanshawe Pioneer Village (FPV) has received a boost from the Diocese of London. 

Holding her high school’s first free menstrual product dispenser against the washroom wall, period rights activist Jada Malott couldn’t help but get emotional as she watched the facility service person screw in the bolts.

Efforts to move the Bond Place emergency shelter located roughly 30 metres from the St. Michael’s Choir School — futile so far — have left concerned parent Jennifer Franssen Keenan demoralized and on the verge of despair.

What began as a class assignment has landed London, Ont., teen Tyrell Campbell a spot on Hockey Canada’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group and caught the eye of National Hockey League officials.

With an ever-growing housing crisis in Nova Scotia, the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth has extended its emergency shelter initiative.