Good News

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 … Continue reading

Public Funding of Catholic Schools in Ontario

Last week, Indi published a post on the results of a Forum Poll on public support for the public funding of Ontario Catholic schools. In response to Diana MacPherson’s comment, I said, Please suggest to anyone who does not realize that all Ontario taxpayers support all four Ontario school systems … Continue reading

Meet Reva Landau

The publication of Reva Landay’s book Privileged Status: Public Funding – The Surprising History of Ontario Catholic Separate Schools, was announced on this site on April 16, and Renton Patterson’s review appeared on May 10. Privileged Status is generating a lot of interest, and The Canadian Secular Alliance is excited … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

Review Privileged Status: Public Funding

Renton Patterson, President of Civil Rights in Public Education (CRIPE), reviews Reva Landau’s book, Privileged Status: Public Funding – The Surprising History of Ontario Catholic Separate Schools: An Excellent Read I have done a lot of research about the public funding of the Roman Catholic separate school system, but Ms. Landau … Continue reading

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