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EDMONTON -- Whether she’s bringing a beehive or a squid into her classroom, Tonya Byrne believes that teaching is all about engaging the students.

Book built with words, art … and passion

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The students at St. Mother Teresa Catholic Academy in Toronto didn’t grow up on a reserve or have Indigenous roots, but after a semester learning Grade 11 Indigenous Studies English, they knew they could still be allies to their native brothers and sisters. 

Program offers ‘a sense of belonging’

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At 18, Joshua Bujold is about to return to high school. It’s been a few years since he’s been surrounded by classmates and he hopes this time things will be different when he attends Toronto’s Msgr. Fraser High School.

Online courses a huge challenge

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A decision by the Ontario government to force high school students to earn four credits through online courses has put Catholic schools on notice. 

Niagara University falls for opportunity in Vaughan

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Students in Southern Ontario have another option for a post-secondary Catholic education with the expansion of Niagara University to Vaughan, Ont.

St. Augustine course bridges historic gap between Catholics and Protestants

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VANCOUVER – Catholic and Protestant scholars at the University of British Columbia are finding ways to actually use the Reformation to bring them closer together.

St. Mary’s University mixes Catholic studies and social justice in new program

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For Caroline Burns, the search is over. She has finally found a university program that will instruct her Catholic faith and provide a degree in a field of interest.

Northern classroom opens a new world in Saskatchewan

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King’s University College has a long history of educating its students about the wider world, but sometimes forgot about the country surrounding the small campus in London, Ont. 

Former missionary sees vision come to life with Centre Oblat at Saint Paul campus

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OTTAWA – Br. Leonardo Rego saw his vision come to life when the Centre Oblat — A Voice for Justice officially opened at Saint Paul University on Feb. 15.

New interfaith program at St. Mike's reflects Toronto's changing face

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A new program leading to a diploma from the University of St. Michael’s College is all about education with a purpose, St. Mike’s dean of theology James Ginther told The Catholic Register.

St. Joseph’s College in Edmonton looks to stand out in crowd 

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EDMONTON – As St. Joseph’s College in Edmonton looks to the future, a top priority is emerging.