Errors Identified in Ontario Civics Curriculum

Some significant errors have been identified in Ontario’s Civics textbooks. These errors include, for example, the suggestion that Canada’s Senate is elected. You can read the story here. These mistakes demonstrate something... Read more
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New PCE Event

Parents for Choice in Education is hosting another major event, this time in Edmonton. We will be please to welcome international school choice expert David Seymour to speak about how Alberta's education... Read more
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Strong Turnout at Home Educators Conference in Red Deer

This weekend, the Alberta Home Education Assocation (AHEA) hosted a great conference in Red Deer. Numerous speakers, sessions, and exhibitors provided information and support for home educating families. Parents for Choice in... Read more
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Cuts Coming to Busing Support

The belt-tightening in Alberta's recent budget will have an affect on support for busing, according to Global News. The government is eliminating a fuel subsidy to schools, and this will increase costs... Read more
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Government Working on PAT ‘Alternatives’

The provincial government has signaled that they are preparing to move to a different model for standardized testing – one that will apparently emphasize ‘competence’ over ‘content’. You can read an Edmonton... Read more
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Budget Cuts Disproportionately Affect Independent Schools

The recent provincial budget in Alberta is something of an 'austerity budget'. Spending is maintained in some areas and cut in others. This reflects the fiscal reality, and we at PCE are... Read more
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PCE Executive Director Speaks to ARPA Group

Yesterday evening, PCE Executive Director Garnett Genuis spoke to Alberta members of the Association for Reformed Political Action at Immanuel Canadian Reformed Church. He spoke about how they can effectively involve themselves... Read more
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Budget Pressures on Education

Last week, the Alberta government released the provincial budget. Given increasing fiscal pressures, there are three major points worth noting with regard to education: 1) The government and the Alberta teachers association... Read more
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Michael Coren Energizes PCE Supporters

This past Saturday, talk show host and best-selling author Michael Coren spoke to PCE supporters at a fundraising dinner in Calgary. Coren entertained those present by sharing various jokes and personal anecdotes,... Read more
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Debate in 24 Hours about Graphic Sex Ed

We brought you a story earlier about a Vancouver school where a student was given a brochure with graphic pictures of people having sex. Parents were not consulted and the parent of... Read more
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