The revised Health and Physical Education curriculum replaces the curriculum implemented in 1998 (Grades 1-8; Grades 9-12). We live in a highly sexualized society where children and youth are being exposed to sexual images, ideas and concepts at a younger and younger age. While there are aspects of the curriculum to which some object, the curriculum needs to be updated on a regular basis. Updating a curriculum is not done through legislation requiring debates in the legislature and a vote, but rather is designed and issued by the Ministry of Education. Here is some more background information and specific steps you can take to make sure your voice is heard.