CQSB fights for Engligh-school rights for army francophones
The Central Quebec School Board says it's time to fight for the people who fight for Canada. The CQSB is hoping to mobilize opposition to the Parti Québécois government's plan to strip francophone military families of the right to send their children to English schools, a right that was guaranteed by René Lévesque's PQ government in the original Bill 101. If the section of Bill 14 in question goes through, the board says it means the loss of some 700 students and the inevitable closure of schools. Stephen Burke, Chairman of the CQSB, joined Jacquie with the details.
Public information sessions are planned for next week. There is also a petition opposing the proposed changes to Bill 14.
Categories: Quebec City, Saguenay
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