“The creation of a school board ombudsman is a gift to the public”

In 1981, Norway became the first country to establish through legislation, an Ombudsman for Children. Today, in Europe, children's commissioners or "ombudsmen" are part of the political landscape, with some 25 in post.

Letter to the Editor from Montreal

I have been a reader of your newspaper for a while now. I find it a good read.

The reason I'm writing to you now is simple. Amongst all the effort to supposedly save the French language, I believe that the English language is actually being threatened. And the latest example that inspired me to write this is at one of Montreal's historic sites: Dorchester Square.

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