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The Oslo Terrorist's 'Counter-Jihad' Ideology

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SanFranciscoZionist7/24/2011 7:00:13 pm PDT

re: #588 McSpiff

Oh hey, actual Canadian here. Mind if I jump in?

Key piece of information about this story. It takes place in Toronto.

This is important for two reasons. One, Toronto has an absolutely massive immigrant population, making it entirely possible that this school is majority muslim. And two, Toronto is home to the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

From the wiki link:

Yup, Toronto has a massive, publicly funded religious school system. If you’re Catholic. So the level of “religious consideration” given to Muslim students is NOTHING compared to an entire, separate school system. That Muslim taxes are funding. Along with Atheists, Jews, etc. The budget is something like a billion dollars (seriously, its listed on wikipedia).

But of course a government funded school board has to take any student who applies right?

Well thats too bad.

So when you see this kind of concession made to other religious groups, as tends to happen every few years, its usually to avoid a full blown shit storm in Toronto over the Catholic Schools. Personally I think its pretty gross, but they also tend to outperform their secular counterparts. Its damn tricky, and things like what the article outlined are part of a much larger, older debate in Canada over the nature of religious education in Canada

//Canada rant off.

Thank you for all that information—I’ve been trying to sort this story out for a while. Let me see if I understand—there’s a state run, taxpayer funded Catholic school district, and another one that’s secular?