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Wynne defends sex ed plan, says thousands of parents were consulted

Last Updated Mar 13, 2018 at 12:20 pm EDT

Ontario’s premier is defending her Liberal government’s update of the province’s sexual education curriculum, which the newly elected leader of the Progressive Conservatives has said he’ll scrap if he wins the spring election.

Kathleen Wynne says criticism that parents weren’t consulted over the changes simply aren’t true.

Wynne says approximately 4,000 parents were consulted along with child development professionals to ensure the material was age-appropriate.

The curriculum was implemented in 2015 and was the first update to the lesson plan in over a decade.

It has been a source of anger for social conservatives who want the material changed.

Doug Ford, who won the Tory leadership late Saturday, says he plans to repeal the Liberal curriculum and has promised to consult further with parents.

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No, parents were NOT consulted, parents were called “homophobes” and many other things by this wicked witch.

She’s done and I can’t wait.

March 13, 2018 at 12:32 pm

@Bills are a complete joke.: Your right! My wife and I never received anything from the school to have input into this. Total lie on her part. She new it would be rejected and she pushed it through anyways! Each parent should have received a survey from their respective schools and filled it out. I have no issue with a sex ed curriculum but what and when these kids learn it at I have issue with.

March 13, 2018 at 1:23 pm