It’s been a long time since I made a comic. I was looking for an excuse to make one, and I found a news story that jumped out at me.
Civil Rights In Public Education (CRIPE) has initiated a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Filed early this year, the Application to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal complains about the treatment one student has received from Roman Catholic school board personnel when she applied for an exemption from religious … Continue 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
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
It appears to be a requirement for the chair of Toronto’s Catholic District School Board to be able to say a whole lot of nothing. If this is the case, then Angela Kennedy, the new chair of the TCDSB, has met and exceeded that requirement. CBC News, Toronto reports, “Angela … Continue reading
Every time I hear the word values, especially when it’s paired with words like religious or political, my blood boils. There is very little chance that one person’s values are completely consistent with those of others. That’s why when I read a statement like Protesters outside Premier Kathleen Wynne’s constituency … Continue reading