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Non-Catholics can't attend Saskatchewan Catholic schools, court rules

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 11:23 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Saskatchewan will have to re-examine its school system after the Court of Queen’s Bench ruled last week that provincial government funding of non-minority faith students attending Catholic schools violates the Charter.

Khurrum AwanIn his April 20 decision on Good Spirit School Division No. 24 v. Christ the Teacher Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 212 and the Government of Saskatchewan 2017 SKQB 109, Justice Donald Layh wrote “having found that funding of non-minority faith students violates ss. 2(a) and 15(1) of the Charter and cannot be...