• Christine Elliott Should Listen To Health Care Professionals On Ontario Sex Ed, Not Ford: NDP

    Ontario’s deputy premier is “aiding and abetting” Doug Ford’s “dangerous” plan to send sexual education back into the closet, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says.

    Horwath made the charge in question period Tuesday where she took aim at Christine Elliott, who also serves as the province’s health minister. Elliott fielded inquiries on behalf of an absent Premier Doug Ford, who earlier unveiled his buck-a-beer plan.

    The NDP leader touted a petition signed by nearly 1,800 health-care workers, including groups such as the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, urging the government to keep the sex-ed curriculum that was revamped in 2015 in place once school starts in September.

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