Let’s Talk About Sex Ed, Baby: A Look at Ontario’s Outdated Curriculum

Jennifer Mutton Remember sex education, or “sex ed”? Back when most readers would have taken the class, a teacher would darken the room, pull out the slide projector, and present a drawing of the female reproductive system for you to label. Today, that may seem archaic, as most school-aged children and youth can merely Google any…

The Renaissance of Community Relocation Policies in Newfoundland and Labrador

Jennifer Mutton Canadian author Michael Crummey recently published a book, entitled Sweetland, about the toll of resettlement policy on an isolated Newfoundland village. Readers will be reminded of former Premier Joey Smallwood’s economic development policies of the 1960s and 1970s, under which hundreds of towns were moved or abandoned in the pursuit of industrialization. In Crummey’s fictional…