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Ontario ‘sex-ed’ needed reform and parents should be glad | André Schutten and John Sikkema

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 1:54 PM | By André Schutten and John Sikkema

Ontario parents and child rights advocates should applaud the Ford government’s repeal of the latest sexual health curriculum. The Wynne government’s curriculum needed reform for so many reasons, of which we will discuss three.  

 

Respecting parental authority

Parents are their children’s primary educators. Parents are not an obstacle to civil servants, administrators, or teachers. While the state may require that a child receive a basic level of education, its role is not dictating details, but rather, as Supreme Court Justices Charles Gonthier and Michel...