Thursday, April 16, 2015

‘Let Kids Be Kids’ rally protests new sex-ed curriculum

“Let kids be kids,” is the motto of people in opposition to the new sex-ed program being implemented in Ontario in September.

Before the last provincial election the McGuinty Government shelved a re-vamp of the sex education curriculum due to public outcry. The curriculum, created under the supervision of then Education Minister Kathleen Wynn, has been implemented under Wynn’s government effective this September.

Parents are angry about the content of the new curriculum, saying that it is too graphic at too young an age and that it teaches acceptance of behaviour and values not shared by many parents.

About 175 to 200 parents, grandparents and concerned citizens gathered at Essex MPP Taras Natyshak’s office to protest the curriculum and ask Natyshak to carry their message to Queen’s Park.  (more...)

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