Today we celebrate Mother's Day and the important bond shared between parents and their children. We also commemorate one year since the incredible simultaneous rallies to Protect Alberta Children, by upholding parental rights at the Edmonton Legislature and Calgary McDougall Centre, attended by 4,300+ people from across the province.
This TSER poster identifies just how important parent support is to the health and safety of trans youth. After all, if parents aren't aware, they cannot care!
Yet far too often those in the public sphere, including our own Education Minister, other political leaders and organizations like Progress Alberta, continue to engage in false rhetoric that convicts Alberta's loving parents en masse, as untrustworthy.Read more
Over the past few years, Alberta’s education laws and policies have eroded parental involvement in their children’s education.
In this essential presentation, John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) explains your rights as guardians and parents, gives a small history of how we find ourselves where we are today and provides information on the actions we can take defend our rightful role as the caregivers and educators for our children.Read more
The Legislature Stands United Once More
Brian Jean, our Wildrose opposition leader in the Legislature, has officially stated his agreement with the NDP Education Minister David Eggen, that it is ‘not appropriate’ to tell parents when kids join Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in schools.
In doing so, the MLAs in the legislature continue to support secrecy over communication, and the narrowing of supports for at-risk youth, regardless of the danger this entails.Read more
Open Letter to Our Elected Representatives and Candidates for Election
To our elected representatives and candidates for election,
You need to call out the use of public dollars going to the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS)!