Protesters, CPC leadership hopeful compare Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum to residential schools
Protestors against Ontario’s sex ed curriculum compared the teaching guidelines to Canada’s dark history of residential schools. Speakers at the rally on the lawn of Queen’s Park Tuesday, including a federal Conservative leadership candidate, said the new curriculum infringes on parental rights and drew comparisons to the forced schooling of generations of indigenous children.
Sex-ed controversy continues as school year begins
Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum was implemented last fall with polarizing results as some parents loved it and others pulled their children from class. Entering its second year, the debate continues. “When you take the shame out of your body parts, I think that’s a very important building block for understanding and respecting your body, and somebody else’s,”