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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...

Back to school during 2nd wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic

January 08, 2021

Montreal, January 8, 2021 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is asking the Government of Québec to put all school staff on the priority list for the COVID 19 vaccine. These dedicated individuals are a class of provincial employee that are considered essential service employees. With the...