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Posted On Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Male adult smilingThe Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kayode Akomolafe to the position of Human Rights and Equity Advisor starting June 6, 2022. 
Kayode Akomolafe is a lawyer and joins DCDSB from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, where he has been an Investigator for Systemic Advocacy since 2019. Prior to immigrating to Canada, Mr. Akomolafe practiced law in Nigeria and was Principal Counsel at the Law Firm of Olukayode Akomolafe....

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Posted On Friday, June 03, 2022

Room with Pride flags on each table set up for a 2SLGBTQ+ Student Summit As Catholics, we are called to love one another. We believe every human being is created in the image and likeness of God and should always be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. During the month of June, we support and acknowledge our 2SLGBTQ+ students, family members, staff and community members in particular. We are committed to ensuring that our Catholic schools are safe places for people to learn and work.   On Tuesday, May 31, 2022 we were...
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Posted On Friday, June 03, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
Our June 2022 DCDSB News is now available! Please click here to view the newsletter .
This issue of the newsletter offers families an overview of current news, upcoming events, and information on what's happening across the Durham Catholic District School Board.
Highlights include:
DCDSB Updates : 2022-2023 School Year Calendars; Register for Kindergarten; and Lyme Disease Information from Durham Region Health...

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Posted On Friday, May 27, 2022

Today marks one year since the mass grave recovery at a former Residential School site in Kamloops, British Columbia. Over the past year unmarked graves continue to be identified. To date, 16 former Residential School sites that have been investigated with ground-penetrating radar and 2,008 Indigenous peoples' graves have been recovered. This is only a small number of sites considering there were 139 Residential Schools in Canada between 1870 - 1996. Former Residential School...
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Posted On Thursday, May 26, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
The latest issue of the Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (DCPIC) newsletter is now available.
This issue of the newsletter includes:
A Message from the Chair;
DCPIC Parent/Guardian Survey ;
2022 Distinguished Catholic Volunteer Awards;
DCPIC Events, including a save the date for an upcoming virtual family craft evening; and
DCPIC Faith Formation – Celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus!
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