This generosity during the holiday period touches Maude Desrochers-Robillard who decided to coordinate this collection of food, clothing and toys.
Teachers affiliated with the FAE received donations to help them get through the holiday season.
Justin Boulay is a teacher just like his wife. This day is a balm on a very difficult month of December. We are still privileged in normal times. We are more on the side of those who give than those who receive. You cut two salaries, the family's income for more than a month. It certainly puts us in a precarious situation, he explains.
Mother of three teenagers, Maude and her spouse are both on strike. For them, this standoff with the government is worth it.
I stand up for my convictions, for my colleagues who fell in combat, for my colleagues who are out of breath, for my students and for my children who have also been without school for a month.
A quote from Maude Desrochers -Robillard, 5th grade teacher
Some colleagues and ex-colleagues came to support her in her action. The composition of classes poses a real problem according to Sandra Ducharme.
15-20 years ago when they abolished several special classes, it hurt. In the sense that these students who were in special classes with special needs found themselves integrated and the service did not follow, she thinks.
The agreement in principle with the FSE gives them the possibility of an imminent settlement. There is clearly something that has moved forward if the FSE has accepted this. They are still our colleagues, who have the same situation as us in classes. “That gives me hope,” says Maude Desrochers-Robillard. the solidarity that still inhabits them, even a month after the start of the walkout.
With information from Jean Arel