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Kathleen Wynne should reopen consultations on sex-ed curriculum

Ontario's sexual education reform has brought to the surface serious tensions between the province's diverse communities. Rather than dismissing these differences as personal choices, Premier Kathleen Wynne should take the hard road and facilitate an honest dialogue on inclusion that Ontarians badly need.

The premier's current response avoids dealing with the fundamental issue. The planned sex education reform is not simply about updating the health information given to students in today's cyberbullying and sexting age, as the government claims. The reality is that - like all education - sexual education establishes social norms and the current reform seeks to change what norms will be taught.

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