Recommended Reading

Today, BC Humanist tweeted a link to a blog post by Robert McMann: “Fighting For Secular Schools in Small Town Saskatchewan“: My story has to do with the prayer in public schools conversations, debates, rage, et al that was being discussed here around a month ago. Some of us are … Continue reading

“It’s Time To Excommunicate Public Catholic Schools”

Everyone who objects to publicly-funded Catholic schools will agree with Joshua Ostroff’s arguments against them in the Huffington Post Canada article “It’s Time To Excommunicate Public Catholic Schools”: The kids are back in class and the new year is upon us. In light of the shocking honesty from Catholic school … Continue reading

“Catholic Schools on Slow March to Extinction”

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, … 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

Yet another survey shows majority support for defunding Ontario’s Catholic school system, but does it matter?

Poll numbers in Ontario are up! No, not for the Ontario Liberals – they’re in the basement and digging (say hi to Justin Trudeau while you’re down there!). I’m talking about public support for ending the publicly funded, separate Catholic school system. I don’t imagine anyone who reads this blog … Continue reading

Stop Ontario Catholic Schools!

In a post on Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse, which is “holding public hearings to evaluate claims by survivors of child sexual abuse perpetrated at Catholic institutions,” Jack says secular governments around the world may need to give some serious consideration of how best to … Continue reading

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