Sunday, May 15, 2016

Sex-ed changes drive opposition protest

Parents not backing down
THUNDER BAY -- Parents concerned about sex education program in a last ditch effort to rally for public support.

Eight families formed a motorcade protest through the streets on Saturday, their vehicles decorated with flags and signs opposing Ontario's new sex-education curriculum.

The rally was planned around schools sending letters home to inform families the new sex-education classes will be starting soon.

Protester Joanne Norlund-Carroll objected to the content as well as what she felt was lacking in the public consultation.

“We would like this to be pushed aside for now," Norlund-Carroll said.

"Parents were not properly consulted. It was a fake consultation with select parents chosen in each school board.”  (more...)

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