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May Day protests: Montreal schools protest cuts to education

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.

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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.

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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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