VANCOUVER -- The Archdiocese of Vancouver has been named in a proposed class-action lawsuit involving allegations of sexual abuse at two Catholic high schools run by the Christian Brothers.

Senate decision on C-7 expected Feb. 17

By Brian Dryden, Canadian Catholic News

OTTAWA -- Canada’s Senate will give its verdict on the federal government’s effort to make it easier for Canadians to legally commit suicide with the help of a doctor by the end of the day Feb. 17.

Classroom’s ‘Grandma Rose’ sorely missed

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

The Grade 1 class at Sacred Heart School in Wetaskiwin, Alta., is missing its secret weapon.

Sisters’ service still looms large at 99

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

The Sisters of Service of Canada may not be pioneering Catholic schools and institutions in remote communities like they did from the 1920s through to the start of the 21st century, but these missionaries are still having a sizable impact.

African Heritage Month launched at TCDSB

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The Toronto Catholic District School Board has kicked off February with celebrations recognizing the contributions of Black people to Canada and to the world.

Health providers ‘roll with the punches’

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

There’s no question the global pandemic has posed great challenges to health systems around the world, from the many suffering from illness to those providing their support and care.

Millions facing starvation, WFP warns

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The head of the UN World Food Program warned Pope Francis in a Jan. 28 meeting at the Vatican that famine looms in a number of countries as COVID-19 ravages communities around the world

Disability advocates find support from UN experts

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Disabled Canadians are fighting for their lives and against legislation that paves the way for clean, quiet, anonymous suicides at the hands of medical professionals.

Faith drives fight for racial justice

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

For Dr. Danielle Hyles, Catholic faith and equity in education go hand-in-hand.

Community fills void left by stolen angel

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The kindness of strangers has eased the pain of staff and residents at a Hamilton hospice caused by thieves who made off with a guardian angel that decorated the building exterior for the Christmas season.

Group anxious for seat at budget table

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

When the Ontario government announced it was holding consultations for a spring budget to be delivered March 31, they also announced they had already talked earlier that day to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.