Re-establish the primacy of Quebec’s Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms as well as that of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and rescind the notwithstanding clause from the Act respecting the laicity of the State (Law 21) and the Act respecting French the official and common language of Quebec (Law 96).
Recognize and respect the English-speaking community’s constitutional right to control and manage our education system by exempting English school boards from the application of Law 40.
Take steps to ensure that Law 21 does not apply to the education sector.
Repeal provisions of Law 96 that limit exemptions to three years for children temporarily in Quebec to pursue their primary and secondary education in English.
Introduce measures to promote voter participation in school board elections and respect that all members of the minority language community, whether or not they have children in schools, have the right to elect representatives to manage and control their minority language education.
Comply with Section 23 (1) (a) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and commit to working cooperatively with, and not usurp, the authority of minority language parents to freely exercise their linguistic minority education system.
Develop an action plan that ensures English-language schools benefit from funding and services equivalent to those provided French-language.
Allow English-speaking immigrants and refugees to attend English-language.
Review the Tribunal administratif du Québec process regarding English school eligibility appeals. Ensure decisions are released with fewer delays and that rulings are consistent.
Ensure that the Quebec’s high-school curriculum reflects the cultural and ethnic diversity of historic and contemporary Quebec society, and that teaching programs include local history.