Articles Tagged ‘OECTA’

Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum and Fully Alive

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Despite protests from thousands of concerned citizens, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal party are determined to launch their new controversial health and physical education program in September 2015. Education Minister Liz Sandals claims the government had "strong consensus" from the one parent they consulted at each school. Like many  Catholics, I hoped for a strong statement from our Catholic leaders. On 24 February 2015, Toronto's Cardinal Thomas Collins, the President of the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO) ... (Continue reading)

OECTA and the further destruction of Catholic education

In a move that can only elicit shock and anger in faithful Catholics, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) has announced they will march in the WorldPride Parade in Toronto this year after a motion was passed at OECTA's recent annual general meeting. A rationale attached to the motion reads: "Registering for, and marching in the WorldPride Parade is a visible symbol of solidarity with one of the most marginalized groups in the Catholic community." Thank you to ... (Continue reading)

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