Canada

Ontario debates what kids should learn about sex in school

In 2015 the government of Ontario, Canada, introduced a landmark new sex ed curriculum, designed to be more inclusive of transgender and gay people. But the program became deeply entangled with politics, and was pulled back by conservatives this summer. As kids head back to school this week, teachers remain at odds with the government over what students will learn.

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Conflict & Justice

Missing asylum seekers

Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.

Environment

Potash boom

Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal

Conflict & Justice

Canadian government apologizes

Canada's prime minister apologized today to Canadian Indians who survived a harsh assimilation policy; for more than a century, Canada's native children were sent to state-funded Christian schools where many were physically and sexually abused