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QESBA excluded from Bill 96 parliamentary hearings

July 06, 2021

Montreal, July 6, 2021 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) deplores the fact that it has been excluded by the government of Québec for the parliamentary committee hearings on Bill 96: An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, despite having requested in writing to...

Superior Court strikes down parts of Bill 21

April 20, 2021

Montreal, April 20, 2021 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is pleased with the Quebec Superior Court decision to strike down parts of Bill 21: An Act respecting the laicity of the State where English language school boards are concerned. Bill 21 was adopted in June 2019 and prohibits public...

Quebec Superior Court Hears Bill 40 case

April 13, 2021

Montreal, April 13, 2021 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is pleased that Quebec’s Superior Court will begin hearing the Bill 40 court case on its merits starting Wednesday April 14th in Montreal. QESBA and its nine-member school boards won a stay of Québec’s reform of school governance...

Government exiles employer from teacher negotiations

February 12, 2021

Montreal, February 12, 2021 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is enraged that the Treasury Board has unilaterally removed representatives of school boards (the employer) from the main teacher negotiations table at the 24th hour.  This unilateral decision goes against Québec’s Act...