Media invitation - 2015 national negotiations - Strike: Demonstration by 20,000 teachers

MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Sylvain Mallette, head of the Fédération autonome de l'enseignement (FAE), invites media representatives to a press briefing on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at 11:15 a.m., in Square Victoria. From 11:00 a.m. on, 20,000 or more teachers who belong to the FAE will come together, along with its allies, to express their anger with the government during negotiations for their working conditions. At noon, they will all march to Square Dorchester, where Mr. Mallette will deliver a closing address on this first day of the FAE strike.


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FAE press briefing


Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at 11:15 a.m.



Corner of Square Victoria and Saint-Antoine Streets, to the right of the stage (green space side)

Schedule for the day

6:00-9:30 a.m.     

Picketing in front of establishments located on FAE affiliate union territories

10:45 a.m.  

Roads around Square Victoria closed

11:00 a.m. 

Demonstrators arrive at Square Victoria

11:15 a.m.

Press briefing by Sylvain Mallette, head of the FAE

11:35 a.m.

Speeches by FAE allies

  • Marjorie Cyr-Beaudin and Philippe Éthier of the ADEESE-UQAM (UQAM Faculty of Education students' association)
  • François Desroches of the ASSÉ (Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante)

(Schedule for the day continued)

  • Kim de Baene of the Coalition opposée à la tarification et à la privatisation des services publics
  • Marie Jutras of the AÉÉSUM (Université de Montréal Association of students in teaching programs – secondary level)
  • Régine Laurent of the FIQ (Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec)

11:45 a.m.

Read statement by the eight FAE-affiliated unions

12 noon

Start of demonstration

2:00 p.m.

Arrival at Square Dorchester

2:00 p.m.

Closing address by Sylvain Mallette


SOURCE Fédération autonome de l'enseignement (FAE)

Image with caption: "Route of demonstration - FAE strike (CNW Group/Federation autonome de l'enseignement (FAE))". Image available at:

For further information: For a detailed map of the route the march will follow or any other information, please contact Marie-Josée Nantel, FAE advisor, at 514 603-2290 or


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