Wynne defends sex ed plan that Doug Ford wants to scrap
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.
Friday night, the IceDogs open their best of seven quarter-final series on home ice versus the Generals, some tickets are still available. The 'Dogs have also announced a bus trip to Oshawa for game three and four.
A very successful 2017-2018 IceDogs regular season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 win over Mississauga. A sellout St Patty's Day Meridian Centre crowd watched Niagara record their 35th win of the season for a total of 80 points in the OHL's Eastern Conference as Johnny Corneil lead the way with a goal and two assists.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.