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A sex-ed vacuum is not politically tenable, or even what most conservative parents want. What principles will undergird a Doug Ford inspired curriculum? First, take sex ed out of the hands of ideologues and activists.
I'm hoping for some advice. We want to get married in Canada next year due to it being legal here and all you need is a visa. British citizens do not require a visa to enter Canadapassport is all that is needed. The eTA is strictly an authorization to board a plane headed to Canada, and nothing more.
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User Name Remember Me? Ontario Sex Ed controversy? Got wind of this in Iceland's news, painting it as a backwards protest against proper sex education of children and teens.
Any info would be appreciated:. Late getting to this thread, but my daughter DID sign up for S-Trip going to the Dominican Republic next year, and this past month when she found out not one other person she knows is still going, she opted to cancel and get refunded. Anyone read the fine print on the contract?
The new curriculum was announced in February and immediately sparked controversy for including anatomical names for body parts, the existence of multiple gender identities and conversations about consent, and even masturbation. The previous substantial update to the curriculum occurred last century, well before the age of the smartphone and social media put pornography in teenage hands. Almost half of Ontarians, 48 per cent, still approve of the curriculum, just as 49 per cent did in July
The sex education curriculum in Ontario has attracted criticism from all parts of the political spectrum for years now. This is nothing new and is common throughout the world. In a bold move, applauded by some, derided by others, the Ontario government has finally introduced a new curriculum and is rolling it out for implementation this year. This is the first significant change in the curriculum since and is arguably long overdue.