May 1, 2015 7:19 am
Updated: May 1, 2015 7:47 pm

May Day protests: Montreal schools protest cuts to education

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MONTREAL — Teachers, parents and schoolchildren across Montreal staged a May Day protest on Friday morning.

Called “Je protège mon école publique” (Protect your public school), the demonstration is being held to denounce Quebec’s cuts in education.

Québec solidaire MNA Françoise David took part in the event at Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf School, where a human chain was formed around the school to protest underfunding.

Event organizers said 25 schools participated.

The list of participating schools included:

1. Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf (Rosemont-Petite-Patrie)
2. Sainte-Cécile (Villeray-Saint-Michel)
3. Saint-Anselme (Centre-sud)
4. Rose-des-vents (Rosemont)
5. Saint-Pierre-Claver (Plateau Mont-Royal-Centre de l’Île)
6. Saint-Arsène (Villeray-Saint-Michel)
7. École Saint-Marc (Rosemont-Petite-Patrie)
8. Saint-Barthélemy (Villeray-Saint-Michel)
9. Saint-François-Solano (Rosemont-Petite-Patrie)
10. Saint – Ambroise (Rosemont-Petite-Patrie) – à confirmer
11. Saint-Clément (Hochelaga-Maisonneuve)
12. Laurier (Plateau Mont-Royal)
13. Lanaudière (Plateau Mont-Royal)
14. Charles Bruneau (à confirmer)
15. Face (Ville-Marie)
16. Ste-Bibiane (Rosemont – Petite-Patrie)
17. Charles-Lemoyne ( Pointe St-Charles)
18. Madeleine de Verchères (Rosemont – Petite-Patrie)
19. Hélène-Boullé (Villeray)
20. La Mennais (Rosemont – Petite Patrie)
21. CPE Harmonie (Plateau Mont-Royal)
22. École St-Donat (Mercier)
23. Au pied de la montagne (Plateau Mont-Royal)
24. École Arc-en-ciel (Plateau Mont-Royal)
25. École Espace-jeunesse (Plateau Mont-Royal)

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