Catholic high school student Josh Alexander will remain barred from his Catholic high school in Ontario. Trustees rejected the appeal of his suspension over his views on gender. (X photo)

Catholic school board upholds suspension of student over two-gender comments

A panel of three Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) trustees rejected the appeal of Josh Alexander, the high school student suspended for alleged bullying by stating in a class discussion that God created only two genders, male and female. The 17-year-old will remain barred from continuing his studies at St. Joseph’s High School...

Players and supporters of the Simon Fraser University football team at an April 13 rally at the Vancouver Law Courts to save the SFU football program. (Contributed photo)

Loss of SFU football program hits Vancouver Catholic schools hard

By Nicholas Elbers The April 4 announcement by Simon Fraser University to discontinue its football program effective immediately has Catholic school students, parents, and coaches upset that the decision will limit playing opportunities that past students have had. Since 2019 dozens of athletes from Notre Dame, Vancouver College, and St. Thomas More high schools have...

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