Letter to Wladyslaw Lizon, MP

Renton Patterson, from Civil Rights in Public Education (CRIPE), sent an email to Wladyslaw Lizon, MP for Mississauga East-Cooksville, to congratulate Lizon for his successful efforts to have April 2 proclaimed as Pope John Paul II Day in Canada. Whether Lizon is to be congratulated or criticized for his efforts … Continue reading

“On Political Suicide”

On Tuesday 18, November 2014 people who have expressed interest in Civil Rights in Public Education Inc. (CRIPE) received this message: On Political Suicide   Some people, when asked for their opinion on the abolition of the public funding of the Roman Catholic separate school system, have said they thought … Continue reading

Freedom of Expression Denied

Civil Rights in Public Education (CRIPE) has shared the following press release: Secular Ontario: Freedom of Expression Denied   OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 26, 2014) – A private citizen in Ontario, Dr Richard Thain, a member of Secular Ontario and a supporter of Civil Rights in Public Education, placed an … Continue reading

Do You Have Questions for Ontario’s Party Leaders?

The Agenda Wants To Know: What Questions Do You Want Ontario’s Party Leaders to Answer? On June 3, Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak, and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath square off on live television in a debate moderated by The Agenda’s own Steve Paikin. . . . … Continue reading

Ontario’s Privileged Catholics

The media are partially responsible for the excessive respect religion receives in Ontario.  Most articles, whether they are for or against accommodating religion, use pictures with their articles that imply that religion and religious symbols (especially Christian) are familiar and acceptable in Ontario. For example, Anthony Furey’s very welcome article, … Continue reading

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