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SCHOOL REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:39 AM  

Appeal by a parent from the dismissal of his application for accommodation. The appellant was a committed Christian and a member of the Greek Orthodox Church and the father of two children who attended elementary school within the respondent Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (School Board). One of the tenets of the appellant’s religious beliefs was that he had an obligation to protect his children from false teachings. According to the appellant, various aspects of the public school curriculum constituted false teachings. He requested that he be...