Sexual education questions
The Editor, During the last few months since the election of the provincial Conservatives, there have been several newspaper articles and some radio talk programs on the topic of the new sex education program introduced by the Wynne government in 2017.
From what I have read and heard not one of these discussions has hit the nail on the head.
I am now referring to an article written by Christine Blizzard, published in the Cornwall Standard Freeholder on Monday, March 9, 2015, page A14.
The article discusses the case of Ben Levin, a former deputy education minister and Ontario Institute for Education ( OISE) professor who pleaded guilty to child pornography. The article states that he was a key advisor to Kathleen Wynne and part of her transition team.
The article also states that Levin claimed that he sexually abused his own daughters and other children when they were as young as 12. When this man’s attitude became public, several groups sent petitions to the Wynne government to put a hold on this new curriculum until it was reexamined with a fine tooth comb by a new and independent group. It seems that the petitions were ignored and the curriculum was introduced in 2017. This then is the question you must answer. Do I want my children or grandchildren exposed to a sex education curriculum developed while Ben Levin was a Deputy Minister of Education? Your answer to this question will have a profound effect on many generations to come. Len Siwik, Alexandria