Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR05 - (Prayer-Decision-Appeal)

CALGARY. x-17s. The Alberta Human Rights Commission wants the Supreme Court to hear a case about school prayer involving a non-denominational private school in Calgary. The Alberta Court of Appeal says both the commission and a lower court erred when the school was fined 26-thousand dollars after two Muslim students were denied a place to pray. Webber Academy president Neil Webber says the commission has asked for leave to appeal the court decision to the Supreme Court of Canada.

("...whole thing.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Webber says there have only been two requests for prayer space at the school in the last 22 years and both were refused. …

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