International student program growing each year

The Sudbury Catholic District School Board held a recent gathering to welcome international students from who are here to complete a year of high school. (Alana Everson/CTV News) The Sudbury Catholic District School Board held a recent gathering to welcome international students from who are here to complete a year of high school. (Alana Everson/CTV News)

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Quebec adopts law making oath to King optional for elected members

The oath of allegiance to the monarch that has long rankled Quebec sovereigntist politicians is a thing of the past after the provincial legislature passed a law on Friday abolishing the requirement for its elected members. The Coalition Avenir Quebec government tabled a bill this week to make the oath optional after weeks of debate in the aftermath of the October election, as three members of the opposition Parti Quebecois refused to swear allegiance to King Charles and were barred from sitting.