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Kevin P. Feehan - 08 April 2024

This article was originally published in the Fall 2004 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. Catholic separate school rights are constitutionally protected by virtue of s. 93(1) of the Constitution Act, 1867, section 17(1) of the Alberta Act, 1905 and section...

Kevin P. Feehan - 02 April 2024

This article was originally published in the Spring 2005 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. The first formal European education to reach what is now Alberta arrived with the Catholic missionaries. In 1838, Fathers Blanchet and Demers arrived at Fort...

Kevin P. Feehan - 25 March 2024

This article was originally published in the Spring 2014 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. In the Legally Speaking article published in the fall edition of the Catholic Dimension, we explored the concept of freedom of conscience and religion as guaranteed...

Kevin P. Feehan - 18 March 2024

This article was originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. It is generally understood that publically-funded separate Catholic education is constitutionally guaranteed in the Province of Alberta. What is less well understood...

Kevin P. Feehan - 11 March 2024

This article was originally published in the Spring 2001 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. It is easy to take for granted that we have Catholic School Boards in Alberta, that we elect Catholic Trustees to those Boards and that they operate Catholic...