With a new government comes new fears in the anglophone community that school boards could be abolished. The constitution guarantees that anglophones control their education system in Quebec. Many in the community interpret this to mean that English school boards are protected. But the new CAQ government has a different interpretation. We examine if we could be heading for a new battle over education.
Guest(s) : Jim Wilson, Former Teacher's Union President at the Lester B. Pearson School Board Egbert Gaye, Editor, Community Contact Robert Frank, Journalist Jennifer Maccarone, Past President, Quebec English School Boards Association
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!