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Victory for French minority community in British Columbia

June 12, 2020

Montreal, June 12, 2020 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is delighted with and encouraged by the Supreme Court of Canada’s majority ruling in favour of the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (CSF) and francophone parents in their case on funding of French public...

QESBA files legal action on Bill 40

May 28, 2020

Montreal, Thursday, May 28, 2020 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) has filed legal action on Bill 40: An Act to amend mainly the Education Act with regard to school organization and governance following our announcement in February. QESBA along with co-applicants Adam Gordon, Sir Wilfrid...

It's too soon to reopen schools, especially in Montreal

May 12, 2020

OPINION LETTER IN THE GAZETTE Quebec’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic began well under the strong guidance of Premier François Legault who, assisted by health authorities and ministers, carefully accompanied Quebec citizens along a path of unprecedented anxiety regarding their health and the resulting...

Government of Québec must readjust dates for reopening schools

May 01, 2020

Montreal, May 1, 2020 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) submitted this morning the collective position of our nine member boards on the reopening of schools to the Minister of Education. Our nine English school boards maintain that their priority is and always has been the health and safety...