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posted Feb 28, 2018, 5:47 AM by Wendy Judson ‎[Staff]‎   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 6:16 AM ]
FREEDOM TO READ WEEK - It's STILL Freedom To Read Week, an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed to them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  Did you know that some of the most controversial books in history are now regarded as classics. The Bible and works by Shakespeare are among those that have been banned over the past two thousand years.  Galileo’s theories about the solar system and his support of the discoveries of Copernicus were condemned by the Catholic Church. Under threat of torture, and sentenced to jail at the age of 70, the great scientist was forced to renounce what he knew to be true. On his death, his widow agreed to destroy some of his manuscripts.     VOCAL ENSEMBLE - A reminder to all vocal ensemble that we have practice tonight.