EXEMPTION FROM RELIGION CLASSES & PROGRAMS
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Your right to the Exemption from religion " Classes and Programs" in Ontario Catholic high schools is covered by this section in the current Ontario Education Act...


42 (13)  ...no person who...attends a secondary school operated by a
Roman Catholic board shall be required to take part in any program or

course of study in religious education on written application to the

Board of the parent or guardian of the person.


Click here to read the complete description of the Exemption clause:

www.Ontario.Education.Act

 When the Ontario Government agreed to extend public funding to the high school grades in the 80's, the exemption was written into law for any student choosing to attending a local Catholic High School. 


RELIGION CLASSES ARE NOT MANDATORY IN ONTARIO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOLS 
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