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English school board elections postponed by Quebec government due to COVID-19 crisis – Montreal

English school board elections postponed by Quebec government due to COVID-19 crisis - Montreal

The Quebec government has changed its tune and will postpone elections for English school boards slated for next month due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The province’s Education Ministry announced the measure Thursday, saying in a statement that it wants the process to “take place safely in the context …

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Quebec Education Ministry decides to go ahead with school board elections amid COVID-19 crisis – Montreal

Quebec Education Ministry decides to go ahead with school board elections amid COVID-19 crisis - Montreal

Quebec’s Ministry of Education decided English school board elections will go ahead despite previously postponing them due to COVID-19 health concerns. The government originally postponed the November English school board elections back in October due to public health recommendations. Affected school boards were however informed Friday evening that despite …

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Quebec delays school board elections, citing coronavirus concerns – National

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The Quebec government is postponing elections at English school boards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Premier François Legault announced the decision Wednesday during an update on the evolving health crisis. He said the delay for the elections comes on the heels of advice from public health authorities. [ Sign …

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Quebec English School Board Association files legal action against Bill 40, province’s education reform – Montreal

Quebec English School Board Association files legal action against Bill 40, province’s education reform - Montreal

The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) has filed legal action against the province’s Bill 40, which abolishes boards across the province and replaces them with service centres. “We recognize that the filing of this legal action is not ideal under the current circumstances,” president Dan Lamoureux said in a …

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