Wednesday, May 27, 2009

EMSB Watchdog Kept On The Run

Quebec has appointed an observer to look into the internal political gridlock at the English Montreal School Board, which has its headquarters on Fielding Ave. in Notre Dame de Grace. Photograph by: John Mahoney, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

When the English Montreal School Board appointed lawyer Madeleine Lemieux as its first ethics commissioner, it hired her on an as-needed basis to examine and rule on complaints filed against the board’s elected commissioners.

The politically turbulent school board sure has needed her services.

Thirteen ethics complaints against EMSB commissioners have been filed since Lemieux was named in May 2007, The Gazette has learned.

Two complaints were lodged by parents; the rest were filed by commissioners.

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