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The Miseducation of Ontario's New Sex Ed Curriculum

The curriculum is aimed at preparing kids to navigate the complicated interpersonal and sexual situations in today's hyper-sexualized world. But opponents have latched on to a number of provisions. It should be clearly understood that the new curriculum is not a "How to Manual" and that the state is not promoting a particular relationship structure. Ultimately, the government must do a better job of convincing some parents that it is responding to the changing realities. All stakeholders must feel that at least some of their concerns are heard and validated.
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14% Of Canadians Have Herpes

TORONTO - A new study suggests that about 14 per cent of Canadians aged 14 to 59 are infected with the herpes simplex type 2 virus.And it shows that less than one per cent of Canadians in the same age...

New Brunswick Outbreak Could Get Worse

FREDERICTON - An outbreak of syphilis in New Brunswick that has seen the number of cases rise tenfold in the last three years could get worse, a provincial health official warns.From 1993 to 2007, the...
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Military Buys Condoms For Soldiers

MONTREAL - A Montreal newspaper is reporting the Canadian Forces has bought nearly 1.5 million condoms for its soldiers in the past five years.A military spokesman has told La Presse it is cheaper to...