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…

Victory: Bubble zone legislation in Manitoba defeated

By Jonathon Van Maren I have written frequently that a key tactic of Canada’s progressive politicians is to demonize their ideological opponents in order to force their political adversaries into tough positions. Introducing so-called “bubble zone”legislation has consistently been one key way they attempt to do this. Former Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced this legislation…