October 20, 2022

Montreal, October 20, 2022 – The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) welcomes the new Minister of Education Bernard Drainville. QESBA looks forward to building a strong partnership with the MEQ and we firmly believe that it will be fruitful with Mr. Drainville.

QESBA will request an immediate meeting with the new Minister of Education to discuss on-going dossiers. “We look forward to meeting with the Minister to build a positive relationship that was present in the past,” said Dan Lamoureux QESBA President. “Our sector has always been ready to explore new ways of making our already very successful system more efficient and effective for our students, our teachers, and all those serving students every day in our schools and centres.” continued Lamoureux.

QESBA, as always, is prepared to work with the new Minister to find creative ways to make our system better and more efficient for students, parents and our community. “Our first message to the new Minister will be to find ways of making our system stronger all while building a positive working relationship,” concluded the President.

QESBA is the voice of English public education in Québec and represents 100,000 students in 340 elementary, high schools, and adult and vocational centres across Québec.