TORONTO - Victoria Doucet took part in the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s 2013 Mental Health Symposium because she, like more than 10 per cent of the population 15 or older, suffers from a mental health disorder.
TORONTO - A student at St. Michael’s Choir School was able to return to class at the renowned Toronto school this September thanks to the financial assistance of an anonymous donor who is covering his tuition of about $5,000.
TORONTO - Matthew, like many 18-year-olds, is heading to university for the first time this September. But unlike many of his peers, he was a Crown ward and will be part of the first generation of youth leaving the care of children’s aid societies in Ontario to benefit from the 100 per cent Tuition for Youth Leaving Care program.
TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board’s new director of education is “totally revved up for it to be September again” so she can continue to build on work already done.
TORONTO - Angela Gauthier has been appointed the new director of education for the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
BRAMPTON, ONT. - More than 20 years ago, Mark Creedon walked into a tough situation. The new executive director of Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin was looking at year-long waiting lists for services and a tiny $750,000 budget.
TORONTO - If the Ontario Liberal government falls over its provincial budget, Education Minister Liz Sandals "will be back on the street knocking on doors and defending the Catholic education system again," she told an audience of about 200 Catholic school trustees.