Widen fight for school boards

Montreal Gazette - - CITY -

Re: “Pro­tect­ing rights means keep­ing school boards” (Opin­ion, Dec. 4)

Dan Lamoureux, pres­i­dent of the Que­bec English School Boards As­so­ci­a­tion, is right when he de­scribes Premier François Le­gault’s state­ments about pro­tect­ing an­glo rights but abol­ish­ing school boards as “an­ti­thet­i­cal.” But Lamoureux is preach­ing to the choir. Maybe we should be try­ing to en­list the ef­forts of all Que­be­cers in de­nounc­ing this gov­ern­ment’s in­ten­tion to abol­ish school boards and re­place them with bu­reau­crats, some of them un­doubt­edly un­con­nected to the com­mu­ni­ties they will serve. I feel safe in as­sum­ing that most peo­ple — what­ever their lan­guage — will see this as not a good thing. Robert Suther­land, N.D.G.

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