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Elections 2012: August 2012 Archives

English School Boards react to CAQ's plan to abolish their institutions

Reaction today from the Central Quebec School Board (CQSB) in response to the CAQ's plan to abolish school boards across the province, if elected on September 4, 2012. Party leader François Legault wants to transform the province's elected school boards into unelected school service centres. The CQSB is responsible for a territory that covers 30% of this province, with English schools from Trois-Rivières to Schefferville. Stephen Burke, the Chairman of the CQSB, spoke with Jacquie about his concerns. 
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Voter profiles make up video essay

poidsdunevoix.jpgFor each day of these provincial elections, a filmmaker is posting a video profile of a voter living somewhere in the province. The interactive online project is called "Le poids d'une voix: 30 élécteurs," co-produced by the ONF/NFB and Le Devoir. Jérémie Battaglia is traveling Quebec, speaking with people about democracy and asking them to share their political views. Rachelle reached him just as he arrived in Val d'Or. 


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