“It was tough when you were poor but I was a good student and that opened doors for me,” said Mendez who grew up in Pointe St. Charles long before gentrification took hold.
The national theme for this year’s campaign is “ What you eat. Good for you, good for the planet. The aim is to adopt healthy eating habits that nourish the body and preserve the environment. Learn more about the benefits of a sustainable diet on your health and the health of the planet by visiting whatyoueat.ca
As part of a campaign to highlight the benefits of a public school education, the English Montreal School Board has launched a new series of presentations – in person and online- featuring prominent graduates.