The Annual Cochrane Ideas Debate
This year’s topic
THE FUTURE OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
7 pm., Friday, June 8, 2018
at King Solomon Lodge
Centre Avenue, Cochrane
Please bring snacks if you can. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Four speakers, two for, and two against, will discuss the following resolution:
Be it resolved that Catholic Separate schools in Alberta lose their status as fully funded by the province, or be integrated into the non-religion-based public system
Speakers for the motion are Heinz Unger and Michael Kerfoot
Against the motion are Andy Marshall and William Hawkins
Moderator is Nic David
Audience participation in the debate will be warmly encouraged.
Attendees will be invited to vote at the end of proceedings.
While the debate is potentially controversial, Cochrane Ideas will ensure it is conducted in a respectful way.
MAY IDEAS; We are are grateful to those who came prepared to discuss a favorite book or piece of writing. We are committed to organizing more round-the-circle sessions like this.