Address of teacher Lou Iacobelli on the Toronto Catholic school board’s equity policy

Madam Chair, Dear Trustees, Ladies and Gentlemen, My wife and I are here tonight as Catholic teachers and parents of three children. Together we have taught a total of 65 years for the TCDSB.  I would like to begin by sharing with you what we have learned is the most important factor in the well-being and success of every student: It’s whether they are loved and cared for at home. Home is the place where a child first learns the love of neighbour. These are central pillars of Catholic belief. And it’s this love, not a Ministry policy that protects […]