Entries by QCGN Communications

Quebec to create committee overseeing anglos’ access to health services

It’s good to have screaming rights, but it’s better to have suing rights, lawyer Eric Maldoff joked following an announcement Monday that the government will create an official English-language committee responsible for maintaining access to health and social services. Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette and Kathleen Weil, the minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, […]

Quebec adopts new regulation to improve access to healthcare in English

Quebec’s health minister was at the Lakeshore General Hospital on Monday to unveil a new regulation that aims to improve access to healthcare for the province’s English-speaking minority. The regulation creating a provincial access committee is the product of a three-year collaboration between English-language rights advocates and the health minister. “At the end of the […]

CTV News Interview with Eric Maldoff, QCGN Health and Social Services Committee Chair

QCGN Health and Social Services Committee Chair, Eric Maldoff, comments on newly revamped regulations that will ensure English-speaking Quebecers have a voice in the accessibility and quality of health and social services in their own language. The regulation was announced by Health Minister Gaétan Barrette, and Kathleen Weil, the Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking […]

Government Sets Up Advisory Group to Assess Healthcare Needs for Quebec Anglos

Quebec’s English-speaking communities are one step closer to having more of a say on access to healthcare services in English. The Quebec government announced that it’s greenlighted the creation of a revamped provincial advisory committee that will monitor healthcare services in English and provide recommendations on how what’s needed and where. The revised committee was […]

Network News February/March 2018

COMMUNITY SHARES CONCERNS AND EXPECTATIONS WITH MINISTER WEIL                   By James Shea QCGN President Our community is making incremental but positive steps forward in getting the provincial government to recognize and address longstanding issues facing Quebec’s English-speaking minority. Over the past month the Quebec Community Groups Network, […]

Anglo groups cheer new federal spending to support official languages

The federal government’s announcement of $500 million in new spending for official-language minority communities was heartily welcomed by groups representing English-speaking communities in Quebec Wednesday. The new spending brings the total investment of the federal government to $2.7 billion, the largest-ever commitment to official languages. “The government of Canada has increased its investment in official languages […]