An email from the response to the access to information request with identical wording in four letters.
The Saskatchewan government held no consultation when developing its controversial policy, according to documents obtained by Radio -Canada.
The freedom of information request sent to the Ministry of Education requested a list of all organizations consulted by the province in developing the policy.
The Department of Education returned a 17-page jurisdictional analysis dated August 18.
A jurisdictional analysis in policy development is a tool used by governments to examine how other governments have responded to a problem or issue.
The document sent by the province provides a detailed analysis of each province and territory's policies on parental consent requirements when children ask the school to address them using new pronouns.
Policies from countries such as the United States, England, Australia and France are also included.
Radio-Canada, in conjunction with CBC, asked the Ministry of Education why it had not provided the list of organizations that were being used by the Ministry of Education. he had consulted during the development of the policy. An emailed statement from the Executive Council did not answer this question.
Instead, a government spokesperson reiterated that the government had heard from thousands of parents and guardians expressing their desire to be more involved in their children's education.
This supports the conclusion of Regina Court of King's Bench Justice Michael Megaw, who granted an injunction requested by UR Pride's lawyers.
There is no indication that the Ministry [of Education] has discussed this new policy with potential interested parties such as teachers, parents or students. Additionally, there is no indication that an expert was sought to help determine the effect of the policy, Judge Megaw wrote in his September 28 decision.
It concludes that the policy could cause irreparable harm.
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Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill (right) with the Premier of Saskatchewan , Scott Moe. (File photo)
Former Education Minister Dustin Duncan and current Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill have repeatedly insisted they have held consultations when developing this policy.
Premier Scott Moe said the policy was the result of multiple conversations that various government MPs had had with parents, educators and others, including myself as an MP.
The government does not has provided no evidence for these assertions and there is no evidence in the jurisdictional analysis that the province held consultations with external groups or organizations.