Friday, February 20, 2015

Ontario sex ed consultation is over, program will be online ‘within weeks’: Premier Wynne

Former Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Benjamin Levin (L), who was arrested in 2013
for making child pornography, attends Toronto Pride in 2013 with Liberal leader Justin
Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, and former Liberal leader Bob Rae
TORONTO, February 20, 2015 ( -- The Ontario Liberals’ controversial sex-ed curriculum will be “posted on the ministry of education website for all to see within weeks,” and “it will be rolled out in classrooms in September 2015,” Premier Kathleen Wynne announced February 18.

Responding to criticism by Conservative MPP Monte McNaughton during question period, Wynne made it clear the consultation process is “complete.”

Minister of Education Liz Sandals reiterated the premier’s statement later that morning, telling the Toronto Star that the curriculum will not be altered once published.

McNaughton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, lambasted the Liberals’ “so-called consultation process,” saying thousands of parents told him it never happened. Moreover, by order of the minister of education, Liz Sandals, the consultation process was clearly “never going to happen.”  (more...)

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