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Controversial trustee candidate calls for creationism teachings in schools

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Candace Maxymowich, 20, has announced that she intends to run for school trustee in the Louis Riel School Division Ward 4 in the upcoming October 22 election.

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Candace Maxymowich, 20, has announced that she intends to run for school trustee in the Louis Riel School Division Ward 4 in the upcoming October 22 election. Photo Store

Controversial Louis Riel School Division trustee candidate Candace Maxymowich called Sunday for creationism to be taught in public school science class alongside evolution.

The 20-year-old candidate in Ward 4 also said in a series of postings on Twitter that she opposes Bill 18, and specifically the section which requires schools receiving provincial funding to support any student who asks to form a gay-straight alliance in the school.

Maxymowich, an activist in Conservative youth politics, urged parents to protect religious freedom and their children’s moral education.

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