Tag Archive for: Bill 40

Opinion: For Quebec anglos, vigilance is on the agenda

There are several causes for concern for the English-speaking community as the new political season unfolds, writes QCGN President Eva Ludvig in an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette.

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Bill 40 struck down

After several years of defeat, Quebec Superior Court Judge Lussier’s ruling on Bill 40 is a hopeful drip of optimism for English rights in Quebec, says QCGN President Eva Ludvig.

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Bill 40 ruling ‘a triumph for English school boards,’ says SWLSB

The recent Quebec Superior Court ruling on Bill 40 “is a significant victory not only for the English-speaking community of Quebec, but for official language minority communities across Canada,” says QCGN president Eva Ludvig. She adds that “education rights are vital because of the well-established link between education and cultural and community vitality.”

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Quebec considers appeal after judge rules parts of Bill 40 violate anglophone minority education rights

“We truly hope that the government will decide not to appeal this clear decision that is based on our rights to manage and control our schools,” says Dan Lamoureux, president of the Quebec English School Boards Association. The QCGN welcomed the decision by the Superior Court of Quebec on Bill 40.

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School governance: English school boards win their case

The QCGN welcomes the Quebec Superior Court’s ruling on Bill 40. QCGN President Eva Ludvig calls for the Quebec government not to appeal the court’s decision.

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Quebec’s English school board reform is unconstitutional, court rules

The Quebec Superior Court’s ruling on Bill 40 is “a significant victory not only for the English-speaking community of Quebec, but for official language minority communities across Canada,” reads a statement by QCGN President Eva Ludvig. 

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Victory for the English-speaking community over Bill 40

“(W)e are particularly pleased that our rights have been recognized and respected thanks to this decision,” says Dan Lamoureux, president of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) about the Quebec Superior Court’s ruling on Bill 40. “This is an important victory not only for the English-speaking community in Quebec, but also for official language minority communities across Canada,” reads a statement from QCGN President Eva Ludvig.

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Bill 40 Violates Education Rights of Quebec’s English-speaking Minority Community, Superior Court Justice Rules

The Quebec Community Groups Network applauds a landmark Quebec Superior Court decision that strongly affirms the Constitutional minority language educational rights of Canadians.

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Opinion: Renewed urgency in fight for anglo rights and respect

“Once in each generation, it seems, Quebec’s English-speaking community faces a period of intense stress and strain over language,” writes QCGN President Eva Ludvig in an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette. She lays out the challenges that lie ahead for Quebec’s English-speaking community, which include Bills 23, 15, 40, C-13, “[a]nd of course, the continued grinding implementation of Bill 96.”

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Opinion: A reprieve for English school boards, but battle continues

The Quebec Community Groups Network is heartened by an encouraging decision last week from the Court of Appeal in our community’s fight against the imposition of Bill 40.

In August, the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) had obtained an injunction from Superior Court suspending application of Bill 40 for English boards until the merits of the case could be argued. The Court of Appeal has now maintained that stay. Read more.