Canadian province changes LGBT policy in schools to ‘recognize role of parents’

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06/08/2023

Ruling conservatives in the Canadian province of New Brunswick this week made changes to rules for schools as they sought to “recognize the role of parents” in questions around gender identity, but have faced pushback from within their own party. The former policy, which dated from 2020, said teachers must respect all children’s chosen names and pronouns, regardless of age, and that it should be up to the student whether their parents were informed.

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