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

REAL Women and Sex-ed

Gwendolyn Landolt, National Vice-President of REAL Women of Canada has published her opinion of the “Constitutional Position of Catholic School Board in Regard to the Ontario Sex-Education Curriculum.” Landolt is a retired lawyer who “has written extensively on Canadian constitutional issues, in particular the Canadian Charter of Rights.”  She is … Continue reading

Call 911: Catholic Parents Out of Control

The hyperbolic rhetoric coming from Catholic parents and school board trustees who object to the Ontario government’s updated sex-ed curriculum, which is scheduled to be implemented province wide in September, was criticized on Canadian Atheist on May 28. The main target of the criticism was the Halton Catholic District School … Continue reading

Protest and Counter-Protest

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 … Continue reading

Nobody Knows Child Abuse Like Catholics

Members of a concerned Catholic group have written a letter to Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada. This “group of concerned, faithful Catholics” want to protect their children’s innocence from exposure to activity that is “illicit” and “morally and spiritually damaging.” In particular, these parents want Bonazzi to … Continue reading

Thank You Kathleen Wynne

Say yes to On Monday, Luc Rinaldi tweeted a picture of the sign below with the comment, The typo isn’t a good start. Yesterday, Heather Mallick called the parents protesting Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum “[b]ad parents” and sent a message to Ontario students: Students, you have no idea how much … Continue reading

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