Quebec City, April 20, 2023 – Following the demonstrations held on January 24 and March 15 in the schools, a group of parents and children from the Let’s put an end to road insecurity on the school route movement will speak at a non-partisan press briefing initiated by MNA Étienne Grandmont on Friday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m. This will be followed at 10:00 a.m. by an appeal to the Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault.
The parents will table at the National Assembly dozens of resolutions signed by municipalities and MRCs from across Quebec calling on the government to increase budgets for safety around schools and to ease development standards to protect the lives of children who choose to use physical means of transportation to get to school.
Children from École des Berges in St. Roch will present Ms. Guilbault with a large piece of original art illustrating their demands for change. They hope that she will be present to welcome them and receive their symbolic work.
The movement is calling for:
For more information on the event, please contact:
Katherine Korakakis (514)-668-8672
Annie Mathieu (418)-255-7374