Comment: Defining ‘Catholic’ is a must in elections
Coincident with that, pressure was growing to put an end to the Catholics’ “privileged position” of having publicly-funded schools.
Alberta Education Minister David Eggen appointed a consultant in the fall of 2015 to investigate the dysfunctions on the Edmonton board and report back to him. When the consultant, Donald Cummings, issued his report the following summer, he wrote that the conflicts among trustees were intractable. In fact, instead of just investigating the problems, he had spent much of his time trying to put out daily fire fights among board members.