Canada – Will Inclusiveness End Up Causing Exclusiveness? Of Course!

Service Canada’s gender neutral directive is ‘confusing’ and ‘will be corrected’ says minister

Front-line workers asked to use gender-neutral term ‘parent’ instead of mother or father

A federal cabinet minister says a directive to Service Canada agents telling them to use gender-neutral language — such as ‘parent’ instead of ‘mother’ or ‘father’ — when speaking to the public was badly worded and will be corrected.

The directive, obtained by Radio Canada, the French-language arm of CBC, instructs Service Canada employees who interact with the public to stay away from terms such as Mr., Mrs., father and mother, and to “use gender-neutral language or gender-inclusive language.””This avoids portraying a perceived bias toward a particular sex or gender,” says a copy of speaking notes prepared for managers and team leaders. “It is important that Service Canada, as an organization, reflects Canada’s diverse population and ensures that the views and interests of Canadians are taken into account when we develop policies, programs, services and initiatives.”

The move was quickly mocked by the Conservative opposition, who suggested Father’s Day and Mother’s Day would be renamed to be gender-neutral.

But in an interview with CBC News Network’s Power & Politics, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos said that the directive is more about asking Canadians how they want to be addressed — and then following that advice.

“The directive that was sent this morning was confusing it will be corrected … so that it’s clear Service Canada agents have the respectful responsibility to do exactly what they are paid to do,” Duclos told guest host David Cochrane.

Duclos went on to say that agents will continue to use honorifics such as Mr. and Ms., providing the people they’re speaking to agree to be identified with those terms.

“Now, when there is uncertainty as to how Canadians want to be respectfully greeted by Service Canada agents, Service Canada agents will politely and respectfully ask Canadians how they want to be greeted.” – CBC News

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This has been the modus operandi of the Trudeau Government all along: Beat the country over the head with a new political correctness law and then change it when the country complains.

Did no one in the Trudeau Government see that there might be a problem with completely eliminating the terms mother and father from all government communications?  This is what being governed by a group of Politically Correct ideologs  that do not appear to have either foot set in the real world.  This is Canada.

Canada is going to be sooo inclusive that it will eventually become tribal, A country made up of  of dozens, maybe hundreds of tribes. Each tribe  having its own wants and needs.  The Trudeau Government has shown it intends to acquiesce to each and everyone of those wants and needs, no matter what.

Canadian inclusiveness will end up promoting exclusiveness.  That is guaranteed.

And tribes fight all the time.

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