National Newswatch

Doug Ford calling for further input from parents on sex-ed

Jul 16 2018 — The Canadian Press — Ontario’s premier says his government will conduct “rapid” public consultation for a new sex-education curriculum. Doug Ford is repealing the province’s modernized curriculum and replacing it with a 20-year-old version, which the NDP says puts children “at risk.” Video provided by The Canadian Press

Trudeau condemns Putin, won’t comment on Trump

Jul 17 2018 — The Canadian Press — The prime minister is refusing to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump’s summit Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Justin Trudeau says Canada remains strongly opposed to a number of actions under Putin’s watch. Video provided by The Canadian Press

Jubilant fan says she is proud of France’s World Cup win

Jul 15 2018 — The Canadian Press — French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated France’s 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. The win marks the second time in 20 years that France has won the title. Video provided by The Canadian Press

Ontario NDP leader calls PC throne speech ‘concerning’

Jul 12 2018 — The Canadian Press — Ontario’s PC government delivered a throne speech on Thursday that highlighted key campaign promises including expanding wine and beer sales. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said most Ontarians would “suffer the results” under Doug Ford’s policies. Video provided by The Canadian Press