Tag Archives: Religion Class Exemptions

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by | March 16, 2016

Civil Rights In Public Education (CRIPE) has initiated a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Filed early this year, the Application to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal complains about the treatment one student has received from Roman Catholic school board personnel when she applied for an exemption from religious courses and programs in one… Read more »

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Good News

by | February 11, 2016

Everyone who agrees that publicly funding Catholic separate schools in Ontario is discriminatory and fiscally irresponsible will tell you that this Globe and Mail headline is good news: “Student Files Human-Rights Complaint against Catholic High School, Board.” Claudia Sorgini has filed a human-rights complaint against St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland, ON; the Simcoe… Read more »

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“Catholic Schools on Slow March to Extinction”

by | December 13, 2015

In an article from September 5, 2014, Grant LaFleche argues that Ontario publicly-funded Catholic schools are on a slow march to extinction. He compares Catholic school boards in Ontario to Wile E. Coyote: no matter how many times he falls off that cliff or runs headlong into a stone wall, he still gets up and… Read more »

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“Get Out of Religion Class” Coupons Make Catholic School Administrators Nervous

by | May 11, 2015

Administrators at a Catholic school in Peterborough appear to be a bit nervous about their students learning the truth about religion classes. At least that is how it seemed when Canadian Atheist’s very own Veronica Abbass handed out “get out of that ‘mandatory’ religion class” coupons to students after class today (May 11) while school… Read more »

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Questions for Catholic Education Week

by | April 24, 2015

During Catholic Education Week 2015, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) and the Ontario Catholic Schools Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) will be “Exploring Paths of Joy” with Catholic students enrolled in Ontario’s Catholic schools. From May 4 to May 8, students in Ontario’s Catholic schools will be Walking Together and Sharing [their] Story Opening the… Read more »

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