• Ontario teachers’ union goes to court to fight Doug Ford’s repeal of sex-ed curriculum, ‘snitch line’

    Ontario’s largest teachers’ union is asking a court to stop the provincial government from forcing educators to use a 20-year-old sex-education curriculum and to cancel a “snitch line” for parents to anonymously report concerns about what is being taught in classrooms.

    The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) filed an application for judicial review in Superior Court on Tuesday – the first day of school for almost all students – arguing that Doug Ford’s government has acted unreasonably and infringed on the rights of educators under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to express themselves freely.

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