When I first read that Team Trudeau was blaming its recent slide in the polls on the new Ontario Sex Education curriculum, I didn't buy it. But Lo!, here is Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne suggesting that this is indeed the case:
"That, by the way, is going to be an issue in the federal election," Wynne said Thursday during a speech in Ottawa where an audience member congratulated her for overhauling the program for Ontario's schools.
Wynne said she has heard federal Conservatives might try to mobilize opposition to the Liberal sex ed. program in attempts to hurt federal Liberal candidates on the campaign trail later this year.
One federal Conservative who has unquestionably tried this approach is Brampton–Springdale MP Parm Gill; he has sent out letters to his constituents on the topic. And if one were to infer, one would infer that the CPC thinks it has identified a streak on anti-gay sentiment in several of the ethnic communities around the GTA, and intends to exploit it federally in the months ahead.
Something to be prepared for, as our dear Premier notes.