Students, parents and teachers formed a chain around General Vanier Elementary school in the St-Léonard area of Montreal on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
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Catch up on all the top stories you might have missed today on the Gazette’s site.School TransfersThe Legault government has transfered two anglophone schools to the francophone system to ease overcrowding. Full story here.“Our government has had to make a hard decision. Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île (CSPI) schools are bursting at the seams. Students are being denied facilities that every child should have in their schools — libraries, resource rooms and computer rooms — to accommodate the influx of new students.” Full column here.AngladeDominique Anglade launched her bid to become the next leader of the Quebec Liberal Party in 2020. Full story here.Immigration TestImmigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette revealed Quebec’s new immigration selection system, which he says will reduce wait times for applicants and better fill the needs of employers. Full story here.Champlain BridgeCycling and pedestrian path won’t be open during winter months on the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge. Full story here.Canadiens“… it wasn’t a shock when Poehling looked like a man against boys for the second straight day during a scrimmage Thursday at the Canadiens’ development camp in Brossard.” Full column here.