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On average, each Ontario student is going to be worth 0.44 per cent less in terms of funding beginning this September.

St. Mike’s survey takes aim at school culture

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In late April, as six expelled students from St. Michael’s College School facing sex assault charges had their court case put over until June, the private boys’ school in midtown Toronto was in the process of collecting responses to a survey as part of its respect and culture review.

Auto shop teacher helps put students in fast lane

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Jason Rehel wanted his automotive technology classes to be a breath of fresh air from the busyness of school. When students are working in the shop, visitors would come and go, and music would sometimes be playing in the background.

17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

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EDMONTON, Alberta - Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion.

Centre puts new light on Vanier’s life work

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The ideas of one of the great Canadian Catholic thinkers of our time will live on at King’s University College which has been chosen to house the new Jean Vanier Research Centre.

Hate crimes related to religion on the rise

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A plague of threats and attacks on religious people and institutions in Canada is challenging believers to stand up for one another, faith leaders said in the wake of a new Statistics Canada report on hate crimes.

Despite challenges thousands show up for National March for Life

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OTTAWA — Despite logistical challenges and a competing March in Toronto, the 22nd National March for Life drew thousands to Parliament Hill May 9 to mark the 50th anniversary of abortion in Canada.

Toronto’s first March for Life makes powerful statement

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Christina Lee Fast is an athlete. She bowls and does track and field. She’s in love with her boyfriend, she’s learning to make her way around the kitchen, is better at housework than her mother, runs her own small business and is a young lady enjoying life to the fullest.

Some Quebec bishops uneasy with pro-life leader's anti-Francis stance

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MONTREAL - Some Quebec bishops have expressed discomfort that the main Quebec organizer for the May 9 National March for Life in Ottawa signed a letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy.

Marches for Life marks 50 years of abortion in Canada

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OTTAWA —Marches of Life in Ottawa and in a number of provincial capitals, including Toronto, marked the 50th anniversary of legalized abortion in Canada May 9.

'Today God has answered their prayers': Pakistan releases Asia Bibi

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MANCHESTER, England - Pakistani authorities freed Asia Bibi, a Catholic woman acquitted of blasphemy, and she has flown to Canada to join her family at a secret address.

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