Showing posts from March, 2023

Celebrity Chef Stefano Faita returning to speak at his former elementary school for nutrition month

  As part of Nutrition Month at the English Montreal School Board, as well as a program aimed at having prominent alumni return to their old schools, John Caboto Academy (8955 Meunier) in Ahuntsic will welcome back celebrity chef Stefano Faita on Tuesday, March 28 (9 am). He also attended Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount. Stefano Faita After learning to cook as a young boy alongside his mother and grandmothers, it's no wonder Stefano Faita sought out a career behind the stove. His journey took him to roles as a culinary columnist and host of many TV shows in Quebec and Canada, including CBC's In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita . Stefano has published three gourmet books, including In the Kitchen and opened four restaurants in Montreal in partnership with his partner Chef Michele Forgione , which have gone on to become must-stop destinations within the culinary scene. With the line of products for home cooks, he set out to develop a line of Italian favourites made w

Chairman Joe Ortona continues meetings with candidates

Montreal, March 12, 2022 – With the byelection in Saint Henri-Sainte-Anne set for tomorrow, in advance of the election, Chairman Joe Ortona had the opportunity to meet with Guillaume Cliche-Rivard (Qu├ębec solidaire) to discuss issues of importance to the EMSB and the Anglophone community.  Much like the meetings held by Chairman Ortona in advance of the general election this fall, topics included Bills 21, 40 and 96 and the ramifications that these bills will have on the EMSB, our students and the community. Furthermore, Chairman Ortona emphasized how critical it is that Anglophone school boards remain independent due to the important role they play in the lives of our community and children.  Mr. Cliche-Rivard emphasized the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with his potential Anglophone constituents and vowed that if elected, that his door remains open to both the EMSB and Anglophone community as a whole.