Tag Archives: Secular Ontario

Catholic Schools: Debate? What Debate?

by | January 17, 2016

An article on CanLII Connects.org says On April 4, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court ruled in Erazo et al. v. Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board that, pursuant to the Education Act, certain students of Catholic public schools are entitled to an exemption, upon request, from some religious activities, such as mass and religious retreats. Given… Read more »

Protest and Counter-Protest

by | May 15, 2015

Thursday’s March for Life rally on Parliament Hill attracted anywhere from 8,000 to 25,000 people. As the name of the rally suggests, most of the people were marching “for life” and Jesus.  However, Secular Ontario and the Humanist Association of Ottawa attended the rally to draw attention to the waste of tax dollars spent on… Read more »

Secular Ontario: “Religion Classes Are Optional”

by | January 21, 2015

Update: Secular Ontario has announced the time and location of its protest: St. Patrick’s High School 2525 Alta Vista Drive Ottawa, ON K1V 7T3 2:40 pm on Friday 23rd ———————————————————————————————– Metro News Ottawa announced, Members of a secular humanist group say they will be handing out “get out of jail” coupons to Catholic high school… Read more »

More Support for the Quebec Charter

by | February 25, 2014

Secular Ontario and Quinte Secular Humanist Association Press Release, February 24, 2014 Secular Ontario is announcing its support of the Quebec Government’s initiative to promote the Charter affirming the values of State secularism and religious neutrality and of equality between women and men and providing the framework for accommodation requests. In a recent letter to… Read more »