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Quebec education minister announces 111 new pre-K classes

Education Minister Sébastien Proulx announced on Monday that 111 pre-kindergarten classes will be added at the beginning of the new school year.

This will bring the number of full-time classes for 4-year-olds in disadvantaged areas of the province to 400, Proulx said during his visit to École Sainte-Geneviève in Quebec City. 168 more words

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Upcoming Conferences!

Conference season approaches! I wanted to share a few conferences and symposia coming up in the next month or so that may be of interest: 212 more words

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Quebec universities launch 'world first' UNESCO anti radicalization chair

Quebec’s new UNESCO chair on the prevention of radicalization and violent extremism is the first of its kind in the world, say members of three universities who launched the project Friday in Sherbrooke, Que. 547 more words

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L'internet joue un rôle crucial dans l'intégration des immigrants, selon une étude

Not much new here but nevertheless useful to have the study. Recommendations relate to reduced cost of internet (considered expensive) and more public access points (I had thought that libraries were filling that gap): 877 more words

Immigration

McGill retains title of Canada's top university in Maclean's rankings

It’s becoming repetitive: McGill University has been named the country’s “Top Medical Doctoral University” in Maclean’s national university rankings for the 13th year in a row. 341 more words

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