The parents of a terminally ill woman who was transferred to another facility to be euthanized after St. Paul’s Hospital refused to allow the procedure on its premises are suing the provincial government and Providence Health Care, the Catholic health-care provider that operates St. Paul’s.

Concerns surround MAiD for prisoners

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Despite recent revisions to guidelines for Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) in Canadian prisons announced in March, correctional investigator Ivan Zinger remains concerned about a process that remains opaque to public scrutiny. 

No end in sight for affordability crisis

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A new report shows 26 per cent of 1,515 Canadian adults polled indicate they are “extremely concerned about having enough income to cover their basic needs,” with seven per cent of respondents saying they have had to turn to food banks, food hampers or community meal programs, up from six per cent in October 2023.

Anti-Israel tirade sparks board apology

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The York Catholic District School Board has apologized after one of its schools hosted a pro-Palestinian guest speaker who demonized Israel for how it is carrying out operations during the current Mideast conflict.

TCDSB moves forward 'In God's Image'

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Beginning this upcoming school year, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is undertaking a three-year apostolic journey of growing in knowledge with justice and hope.

Initiative puts students’ faith in action

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A group of students from Toronto's Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School was crowned winners of the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative, with their $5,000 award donated to St. Felix Centre in downtown Toronto.

Scarborough class designs CNE pass

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Few iconic summer traditions unite Toronto kids with excitement as much as the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) does each year. 

Euthanasia’s forgotten casualty: palliative care

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As support for euthanasia grows across the country, the line between genuine and holistic palliative care and medical assistance in dying has become increasingly blurred nearly inconclusively according to palliative care professionals in Canada.

Harvest Ministries seeks ruling its Charter rights infringed when rally cancelled

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A lawsuit launched last August against the Quebec government by pastor Art Lucier and Harvest Ministries International (HMI) was, according to their lawyer, never about the money.

Dufferin Peel Catholic board turns down Pride flag, again

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An attempt to overturn a decision to not fly the Pride flag on Dufferin Peel Catholic school properties was defeated June 11.

‘Invaluable’ Group of Seven works lost in church blaze

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The only church to feature artwork by members of the famed Group of Seven Canadian artists burned to the ground, taking with it the “stunning” murals on its walls and dome.