Despite some disappointments, the Ford goverment’s new curriculum is a victory for parents

By Jonathon Van Maren Last week Friday, Ontario Minister of Education Lisa Thompson announced some of the much-anticipated changes to the provincial curriculum, and as expected, there is good news and bad news. Minister Thompson specifically addressed many of the concerns voiced by parents about the existing Wynne curriculum, as well as noting changes to…

As Ontario’s PC Party passes a resolution on gender identity, Canada’s conservatives face an important test

By Jonathon Van Maren There was good news for Ontarians from the Progressive Conservative Party Convention this weekend, but to read the media responses, you’d think that Doug Ford’s voters had formally endorsed the Spanish Inquisition. Journalists who hadn’t even heard of gender ideology until a few years ago now seem to believe that only…

According to the NDP, the union, and the media, parents who disagree with them are unfit

By Jonathon Van Maren The commentary surrounding the decision of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government to respond to parental requests and repeal former Kathleen Wynne’s radical sex education curriculum has been predictably infuriating. First, there is NDP leader Andrea Horwath (who has been spurned by the voters of Ontario in her attempts to become premier many…

Hungary spikes gender studies, Ontario teachers revolt over sex-ed, and Jack Phillips is targeted again

By Jonathon Van Maren A few updates from the frontlines of the culture wars around the world: **** Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary continues to attract the ire of progressives. Earlier this year, his government passed a “Stop Soros” package to blunt the influence of Soros cash, and now they are insisting that state-funded…