No religious tests are imposed on teachers and religious teaching is confined to undenominational Bible teaching.
They were of an undenominational character and English was the medium of instruction.
The university, established in 1855, is undenominational, and grants degrees in the faculties of arts, law, medicine, science, civil engineering and music; instruction in theology is left to the affiliated colleges.
In Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba and British Columbia the public schools are strictly undenominational.
In educational matters he waged a long and successful struggle on behalf of undenominational schools and for the establishment of the intermediate school system.