Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Parents plan province-wide protest to new sex-ed program

A provincewide protest of Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum will take place Thursday, Oct. 1, the Canadian Families Alliance announced Monday, Sept. 25 in Thorncliffe Park.

Several parent advocacy groups gathered at the Thorncliffe Park Community Centre to announce the protest, which aims to disprove Premier Kathleen Wynne and Education Minister Liz Sandal’s statements that most Ontario parents support the new curriculum. To attempt to disprove those claims, concerned parents will keep their children home from school for the day.

“We support the effort of parents across Ontario in pulling their children from their elementary classrooms to protest Kathleen Wynne’s sex-ed agenda,” said Teresa Pierre, president of Parents as First Educators. “This will help send a strong message to the government that they should stop interfering with parents’ rights to be the primary educators of their children.”  (more...)

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