Canadians debate role of religion in education
Canada has struggled with the role of religion in public schools throughout the past half-century. The debate in recent decades is complicated by the fact that Canada is now home to so many different religions. From questioning the recitation of the Lord's Prayer in class to wearing ceremonial daggers at school, the right to exercise one's religion in public school classrooms remains the subject of fierce debate in Canada.
Broadcast Date: Feb. 27, 1959
Guest(s): William Jenkins, David McMaster-Kerr
Host: Maria Barrett, Bill McNeil
Reporter: John Kieran
Last updated: May 8, 2012
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