Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.
- Catholic school trustees Angela Kennedy and Garry Tanuan have called for a one-year delay on Ontario’s new sex ed curriculum. The proposed curriculum, they claim, contradicts ideals of the Catholic faith and provides no context for sexuality in love and marriage. Kennedy said in a statement released Thursday, “This is very personal and intimate material that we are asking educators to provide to our children.” She added, “Catholic schools shouldn’t be forced to teach a program that doesn’t ground the expression of sexuality in love and marriage.” Premier Kathleen Wynne’s new curriculum is scheduled for implementation in the fall.
The motion failed, 4-8.
- Toronto Ombudsman Fiona Crean has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the 10th annual Nancy Ruth Award for her work on employment equity. The Nancy Ruth Award is given annually to women whose actions have made a lasting impression on the Linden School and its students, and names Crean as a “champion of the Linden School’s unique feminist program and its accomplishments.” Crean announced in March that she will leave the position in the fall, but has applied to be Ontario’s ombudsman.
- Fifty-three of Toronto’s Pan Am executives will be splitting a $5.7 million bonus pool, a pool Games CEO Saad Rafi says was reduced from the previous $7 million. Due to some organizational changes made by Rafi, the number of eligible recipients has also dwindled from 64 to a mere 53, which makes it look like my bank account. Sigh.