OTTAWA -- A new report by a faith-based think tank says the long-term care system in Ontario is failing those who live in long-term care facilities and the workers who take care of them.

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As Alberta debates a private member’s bill to protect conscience rights for doctors and other health care providers, Ontario’s government is saying little about a lack of protection for doctors forced to provide referrals for assisted suicide, abortion and other procedures.

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If the first month of the school year is any indication, it’s going to be a bumpy ride for education in Ontario for the foreseeable future.

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Ontario’s English Catholic teachers will be voting on a strike mandate in November as they deal with what their union calls “reckless cuts” proposed during bargaining with the province.

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With educational support staff set to take full-scale strike action Oct. 7, Ontario’s Catholic school boards are reviewing contingency plans with a particular emphasis on student safety and their ability to maintain programming.

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Most of the elements of a 2015 sex-ed curriculum introduced by the then-governing Liberals in Ontario and repealed in 2018 by the incoming Progressive Conservative government will remain in a new Health and Physical Education curriculum announced by the province Aug. 21.

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OTTAWA -- The Catholic Civil Rights League has joined a constitutional challenge by Fr. Tony Van Hee of Ontario’s controversial abortion “bubble zone” law.

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The executive director of Canadian Physicians for Life spoke for many when she grieved a ruling by Ontario’s highest court that suggested religious rights, in the grand scheme of things, aren’t really a big deal.

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An Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that upheld limits on health care workers’ conscience rights shows the need for governments legislation to protect those who can’t be part of a procedure that runs up against their moral or religious beliefs, said the executive director of Canadian Physicians for Life.

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Updated 04/25/19 with letter from the Sisters of St. Joseph

A cut to legal aid in Ontario for migrants and refugees is “devastating” and will put people’s lives in danger, according to the Canadian Council for Refugees.

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Ontario was home to 1,499 instances of assisted suicide last year, a 77.8-per-cent increase over 2017, according to numbers released by Ontario’s Office of the Chief Coroner.

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Starving Ontario’s school boards of money will eventually lead to the loss of Catholic education, protesters told The Catholic Register during a rally at Queen’s Park.

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Catholic parents fear the massive March 15 education cuts are just the opening salvo of a campaign to fold Ontario’s Catholic schools into a unified public system, while French Catholic trustees are warning of much deeper cuts to come.

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The Ontario government is advancing further along the road of privatization, this time in the area of autism therapies.

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Despite warnings that an overhaul of health care in Ontario could sideline Catholic values and governance, organizations that represent Catholic hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and health services are optimistic they can be players in a more centralized health system.

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