The CAQ presents a candidate from the world of education in Jean-Lesage

News 9 December, 2017
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    Dominique Lelièvre

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    The Coalition Avenir Québec will present a nomination from the world of education in the riding of Jean-Lesage in the next elections, in less than a year.

    Christiane Gamache, who has made a career in the education network for 35 years, will bear the colors of the training policy in 2018, announced on Friday that its leader François Legault.

    The new candidate, who has been the director of a school in the past, is described as “a woman of the field and action” by the party, which also boasts its involvement in the community and various local committees.

    A priority

    “I have a huge respect for it and for all the teachers who daily help our youth reach their full potential,” said Mr. Legault, reminding us that education would be one of his priorities in 2018.

    “We do the hide not, in the borough of Limoilou, it was poverty and also social exclusion of our elders. However, there have been cuts in the budget. It is necessary to tackle these problems, and solve them. It is absolutely necessary to change,” considered Ms. Gamache.

    The programme of the CAQ in the field of education advocates including the pre-k 4 years free, but not compulsory for all children.

    The training also focuses on the school compulsory until the age of 18 years and the addition of extracurricular activities in schools.