Rally being held to protest Ontario's rollback on sex-ed curriculum

Geraldine Edwards
July 14, 2018

He said it is concerning to him that the previous government's cap-and-trade program is being cancelled with no replacement, which may end up costing Ontario in the end as it abruptly ends its commitments.

Progressive Conservative House Leader Todd Smith says the government will act quickly on all three items because of they are time-sensitive and can not wait until the fall, when the house normally returns.

The cap-and-trade program that funded EHVIP was nixed July 3, nearly as soon as premier Doug Ford took office, and while it wasn't clear then when the incentives would go away, says Automotive News Canada, a post on the EHVIP website July 11 explained the timeline of its cancellation.

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Smith said the Tories will also cancel the White Pines Wind Project in eastern Ontario. It said the move is discriminatory against LGBT people, "who are harmed by the stigmatization and degradation caused by the removal of education content" regarding LGBT issues.

The throne speech did, however, promise to keep open the Pickering nuclear generating station and continue to work with Ottawa during the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. "We're prepared to act".

"Politically, I think what he's doing is smart", he said.

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Speaking at the Ontario Legislature, Premier Doug Ford celebrated the announcement. "We've been checking off all kinds of different priorities that we had promised to do during the election campaign".

"The curriculum that Doug Ford is going to force teachers to use this fall will be a curriculum that was written, that was produced, that was taught 25 years ago ... before social media, before texting, before same-sex marriage was legal in our province", Horwath said. "I was told I wasn't welcome".

Tabuns said it's unlikely the NDP will support any of the bills the government will put forward during the short session including back-to-work legislation to end the York strike and repealing cap-and-trade laws.

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"Your new government believes that no dollar is better spent than the dollar that is left in the pockets of the taxpayer", the speech says, signalling a sharp turn from the previous Liberal "activist centre" government. "It's a signal that he not only doesn't care about climate change, but he doesn't care about investing in Ontario, dealing our energy needs and dealing with the needs in our schools".

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