YORKTON………After 12-weeks of hearing witnesses the legal complaint brought by Good Spirit School Division (GSSD) as plaintiff against Christ the Teacher Catholic School Board (CTCSB) and the government of Saskatchewan ended July 15 with concluding summation arguments.
After years of delay with additions and expansions to the original complaint filed in 2005, the trial actually began November 9, 2015 in Yorkton’s Queen Bench Court with Justice Donald H. Layh presiding and was scheduled for five weeks. With several breaks, including the Christmas break, witness testimony ended July 6 and summation arguments began July 13 ending on Friday July 15.
It all began in 2003 with the closure of Theodore Public School and the subsequent establishment of St. Theodore Catholic School. In 2005 York School Division (now Good Spirit School Division) filed a complaint against Christ the Teacher Roman Catholic School Division and the Government of Saskatchewan questioning whether non-...Read More