English-speaking groups want the government to hit pause on school board reform

The Alliance for the Promotion of Public English-Language Education in Quebec (APPELE-Québec) has released its report on community hearings into Bill 40. The proposed legislation, tabled by Education Minister Jean-François Roberge, seeks to abolish school boards and replace them with…

Anglo rights’ group pushes issues in meeting with Quebec Premier

Ninety minutes after meeting with Quebec Premier François Legault, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) president Geoffrey Chambers was feeling optimistic. “We had a productive meeting with the minister, with the premier who said he was committed to creating a place…

QESBA tells government school taxes bill is first step to abolishing school boards

Public hearings on a government bill concerning school taxes became heated Wednesday afternoon when the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) testified. It’s a fiscal issue, but the debate soon drifted to other issues concerning the education system in Quebec.…