What is New Brunswick’s LGBTQ student controversy all about?

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06/27/2023

New Brunswick’s premier has been facing turmoil in his own party. LGBTQ students and advocates have protested. Even the prime minister and the official Opposition leader have weighed in. What is Policy 713 and why has it dominated New Brunswick news headlines for two months? Policy 713, introduced in August 2020, set minimum standards for New Brunswick schools to provide a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQ students.

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