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The York Catholic District School Board has voted against flying the Pride flag at its Catholic Education Center in June. At a board meeting on Monday night, trustees defeated a motion to fly the flag with a vote of six to four. The decision came after advocates and critics clashed for months over the issue.
Quebec Muslim groups are taking the provincial government to court over its recently enacted prayer room ban in public schools, arguing that the order is discriminatory and violates the Charter rights to freedom of religion and association. Five Muslim organizations filed their case this week in Quebec Superior Court, seeking a judicial review of the
Premier Scott Moe, education minister promises more funding following calls from teachers’ federation
Premier Scott Moe as well as the province’s education minister announced the possibility of increased funding for school divisions after defending their absence from an education rally over the weekend. “Your voices are being heard, not just Saturday but the lead up to that as well,” Moe told reporters, referring to the rally, following the