Chair of Lester B. Pearson School Board takes leave of absence.

By Sabrina Marandola, CBC News
Suanne Stein Day, chair of the Lester B. Pearson School Board, is taking a personal leave of absence from her duties.
“[It’s] for personal reasons, which I’d rather not discuss at this time. I’d like to keep my private life private,” Stein Day told CBC in a telephone interview.
Stein Day will be gone for […]

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Administrators appalled by school board’s handling of ethics breach

Kathryn Greenaway, Montreal Gazette

Lester B. Pearson School Board senior administrators have sent a letter to the board’s council of commissioners calling the way the council handled ethics breaches by its chair Suanne Stein Day “appalling.”
Stein Day publicly acknowledged her multiple breaches of the board’s ethics code during a council meeting Nov. 28, 2016. At the same meeting, […]

Commissions scolaires anglophones: d’autres batailles judiciaires à venir?

La CBC fait état d’une possible poursuite judiciaire dans le dossier de la gestion des programmes internationaux à la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson. En effet, la présdiente de la CSLBP a annoncé plus tôt cette semaine que le conseil des commissaires avait mis fin au contrat d’Edu Edge, un partenaire de longue date, chargé entre-autres de […]

Private recruiter considers legal action against Lester B. Pearson over terminated contract. Board confirmed it cut ties with recruiter Edu Edge earlier this week.

CBC News
An international student recruitment company says it’s considering legal action against the Lester B. Pearson School Board.
Board Chair Suanne Stein Day announced this week that the board had cut ties with recruiter Naveen Kolan and his company Edu Edge.
The board said it was part of restructuring that followed the discovery of alleged “irregularities” in its […]

Les programmes internationaux et offres de services: quels sont les rôles et les responsabilités des commissions scolaires?

Avant toute la saga entourant les manquements au code d’éthique à la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson, les citoyens en savaient très peu sur la gestion des programmes internationaux.
Oui, les responsables se targuaient de faire d’énormes profits grâce à ces programmes, sans toutefois produire de rapports détaillés. Oui, les responsables voyageaient et négociaient de belles […]

Lester B. Pearson School Board cuts ties with private recruiter

The Lester B. Pearson School Board has severed its ties with a private recruiter involved in its controversial international student program, board chairman Suanne Stein Day announced at a public meeting Monday night.
“We had already issued a public statement to the media that we had uncovered irregularities in our international department and […]

LBPSB demanded web site delete Chinese students’ complaints

By Robert Frank The Suburban
After teenage Chinese students studying at Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) began to post their grievances in Chinese on, LBPSB attorneys demanded that the web site remove all their comments.
A letter to Qiang Zhang, April 15, 2015, called the Chinese students’ statements “defamatory” and claimed that they were “false, injure […]

Shameless behaviour from LBPSB executive and QESBA

The Lester B. Pearson School Board has a shameless Chairman who is supported by a group of spineless commissioners. They have an obsession for secrecy, underpinned by questionable financial dealings. Recently, the board announced that one of its commissioners, on three separate occasions, had been found guilty, ‘in law and in fact’ of breaching their […]