Catholic Education

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.

Donor passes along the gift of education

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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.

New supervisor for Windsor board

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A new set of eyes is keeping watch on the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board.

Program funds college for former Crown wards

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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.

New education director to build on past to make better future

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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.

Angela Gauthier chosen as TCDSB's new director of education

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TORONTO - Angela Gauthier has been appointed the new director of education for the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Board helps revitalize Windsor’s core

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The City of Windsor has donated land to the Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board for the rebuild of Catholic Central High School in the heart of the border city’s downtown.

A career spent acting out his Catholic values

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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.

Education minister says she will always defend Ontario's Catholic schools

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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.

TCDSB takes aim at mental health

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TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board has joined forces with the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) to combat student mental health ailments.

Community rallies to save small-town school

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In the southwestern Ontario hamlet of Woodslee residents have rallied to save St. John the Evangelist Catholic Elementary School.