Watch highlights of sex-ed protest at Queen’s Park (Sept. 21, 2016)
Politicians and concerned citizens came together to voice their outrage over the contentious sex-ed curriculum.
TORONTO, September 23, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) -- Nearly 500 people rallied at Queen’s Park on Wednesday to express anger at both Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown and Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne over the province’s controversial sex-ed curriculum.
Brown was decried for betraying parents on the issue and Wynne for dictatorially trampling on parents’ fundamental rights as their children’s primary educators by implementing the sex-ed curriculum in all publicly funded schools in the fall of 2015 despite an unprecedented public outcry.
Speakers at the event included:
Brad Trost, MP Saskatoon-University, candidate in Conservative Party of Canada leadership
Jack Fonseca, political strategist Campaign Life Coalition
Tanya Granic-Allen, president Parents As First Educators (PAFE)
Charles McVety, president of Institute for Canadian Values and Canadian Christian College
Dr. Scott Masson, associate professor of English, Tyndale University College and Seminary
Steve Tourloukis, plaintiff in legal challenge against Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Lou Iacobelli, chair of Parental Rights in Education Defense Fund, blogger at Everyday for Life Canada
Christina Liu, Parents Alliance of Ontario
Colin Postma, Association for Reformed Political Action (ARPA) Niagara
Jotvinder Sidhu, HOWA Voice of Parents
Guinevere Santaguida, Grade 11 Catholic high school student
Stephanie McEvoy, of My Child My Choice Facebook page
Raul Jangda, president of Thorncliffe Parents’ Association