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Quebec sets new rules for COVID-19 back-to-school

Masks to be mandatory for grade five up, but not in classrooms Elementary school students in Quebec from the fifth grade up will be required...

Quebec English School Boards Association applauds major win on Bill 40

The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) says it is very pleased with a Québec Superior Court judgment rendered in its favour on Aug....

Capital campaign launched for Giant Steps Autism Centre

Foundation hopes to raise $24 million for innovative $50.7 million project The Giant Steps Foundation has launched a $24 million fundraising campaign to build the...

Government of Quebec suffers another legal defeat on Bill 40

Attempt to immediately overturn the stay on legislation rejected Bill 40, the CAQ government’s legislation to replace school boards with service centres, will remain in...

Former SWLSB chair Steve Bletas remembered for strength and endurance

Maple planted at board HQ in Rosemère honours Bletas, who died last May Friends, colleagues and members of the family of the late Steve Bletas...

As Laval’s English-speaking population increases, the SWLSB’s enrollment is still falling

Blame falls on private schools, enrollment at other boards and Quebec’s language legislation Even with the impact of Quebec’s Bill 101 included to account for...

Province announces schools will reopen for in-person education

Children 6 to 16 years old must attend school in September Quebec’s education ministers announced on June 16 that all schools will reopen in September....

Giant Steps school’s online fundraiser sets a new record

$516,000 raised for students with autism spectrum disorders An online fundraiser held Oct. 27-28 for the benefit of the Giant Steps School of Montreal raised...

Chair of the SWLSB should do the honourable thing: Consider another career

As a former employee of the SWLSB, I would like to add to the sentiments expressed by former Parent and Elected Commissioner, Tom Mouhteros, in...
Laurier School Board showcases 2017-2018 budget overview

SWLSB buys COVID-19 air purifiers, wants Legault to prioritize staff for inoculation

In two recent measures taken to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board ordered more than 200 air purifiers...