Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

Diane Lamarche-Venne: School board withdraws from association

School board withdraws from association Denounces exit bonus By Joel Ceausu The Suburban Quebec’s second largest school board is severing ties with the Quebec Federation of School Commissions (FCSQ). The Commission scolaire Marguerite- Bourgeoys (CSMB) announced last week that it is withdrawing from the federation that groups 61 French school boards, at the end of […]

Martin Coiteux: Treasury Board blasts school board conference

Quebec Treasury Board President Martin Coiteux is blasting school boards for lavish spending. The newly-elected West Island Nelligan MNA expressed outrage that 150 school board commissioners are on an all-expenses-paid trip to the Chateau Montebello from midweek to Saturday. “I’m calling on their better judgment. I’m calling on the directors to understand the effort required […]

Never a good idea

Gazette Vaudreuil-Soulanges June 4, 2014 At the May 26, 2014, Lester B. Pearson School Board Council of Commissioners Meeting, Chairperson Suanne Stein Day (SSD) assigned a commissioner to be the timekeeper of one of the new rules regarding the Public Question Period. You may recall the new rules, which were implemented at the November 2013 […]

Education Act : Art 175.1 (4), LBPSB, QESBA, CSBA, $5.4M and Ameresco

Your Local Journal March 20, 2014 Dear Editor : Article 175.1 (4) of the Quebec Education Act stipulates: ” The council of commissioners must, by by-law… specify the duties and obligations of commissioners even after they leave office.” For about two years, I have been trying with letters, and verbally at the Public Question Period […]