Twenty Fifteen

George Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, was published in 1949; the year 1984 has come and gone, but the culturally literate recognize references to words and phrases from the novel: Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, and Newspeak. Although there is no expectation that this post will be as popular as Nineteen … Continue reading

Mike Del Grande: Keeping the Faith appears to be applauding Toronto Catholic District School Board’s new chair, Mike Del Grande’s refusal to “take marching orders from the state” when it comes to crucial moral issues like the awaited explicit sex ed program from the Wynne government. In fact, Del Grande should invoke his constitutional right … Continue reading

“You Know the Story”

In today’s post on The Inside Agenda Blog, Steve Paikin asks, “Would the Ontario Government Ever Consider De-Funding the Catholic School System?” Paikin begins his article by providing some familiar background about public funding of Catholic schools in Ontario: You know the story. Nearly 150 years ago, the Fathers of … Continue reading

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