March 25, 2019
QESBA Weekly Message
Week of March 25, 2019
The Quebec English School Boards Association issued a news release immediately following the deposit of Bill 21: An Act respecting the laicity of the State, expressing the Association's strong opposition to an unnecessary and divisive bill.
QESBA fully expects to participate in the parliamentary hearings.
Meeting with the Minister of Official Languages
QESBA will be meeting with Mélanie Joly, Minister responsible for Official-Languages in early April.
Spring Conference 2019
The Lester B. Pearson School Board is hosting the AAESQ/QESBA Spring Conference at the Fairmont Tremblant from May 23 - 25, 2019 under the theme "Pathways to Wellness."The program is up and further details will be coming shortly! If you register as an early bird, you have the chance to win a prize!
The QESBA Board of Directors issued a donation to the Vimy Memorial Foundation in 2018, the donation will go to support the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park. With the donation came a tree to be planted to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge. QESBA has donated the tree to the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board to underline the years of service of Jennifer Maccarone to this Association.