Entries by QCGN Communications

Ensuring English-speaking Quebecers’ voices are heard, heeded

By James Shea and Geoffrey Chambers English-speaking Quebecers have long been striving to convince successive Quebec governments to acknowledge and help mend a gaping democratic deficit — one that for decades has quietly been hindering our community and our province. We have long called for a mechanism for the voice of our linguistic minority community […]

Network News November 2017

QCGN/COMMUNITY LEADERS MEET WITH MINISTER WEIL By Jim Shea QCGN President The QCGN was pleased to host a first major meeting between Kathleen Weil, Quebec’s Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, and community leaders. High on the agenda for the meeting on Nov. 6, was the creation of a Secretariat that will respond to […]

Community Leaders Ready to Assist Kathleen Weil, Quebec’s new Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers

Montreal – November 6, 2017 – Kathleen Weil, the new Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, expressed her commitment to making a difference for the province’s minority community and the Quebec Community Groups Network stands ready to work with her. To engage with the English-speaking community, the provincial government must make investments in policy […]

Goldbloom Awards celebrate achievements of English community leaders in Quebec

“Sun Youth founder Sid Stevens was one of five members of Quebec’s English-speaking community recognized at the Goldbloom Awards. The annual event is organized by the Quebec Community Groups Network.” The annual event established by the QCGN is meant to honour individuals who have made an impact on Quebec’s English-speaking community. Clifford Lincoln, James Carter, […]

Exceptional Quebec leaders fêted at annual QCGN banquet

By Irwin Block For the Quebec Community Groups Network Activists and supporters of Quebec’s English-speaking community, including politicians from three levels of government, gathered Thursday evening to pay tribute to five people for their extraordinary contributions to improving the lives of community members and the broader society. Clifford Lincoln, Sid Stevens and Earl De La […]

Waiting for nomination of Canada’s next commissioner of official languages

“Qui succèdera à Graham Fraser à la tête du Commissariat aux langues officielles (CLO) du Canada? Quasiment trois mois jour pour jour après avoir relancé le processus à la suite de la nomination avortée de Madeleine Meilleur, le gouvernement n’a toujours pas annoncé le nom d’un nouveau commissaire aux langues officielles.” Trudeau’s government are saying that the […]

Former Quebec environment minister honoured with Goldbloom Award

“It’s been 13 years since Clifford Lincoln retired from politics, but the former Quebec environment minister has never given up working on causes he cares about.” Clifford Lincoln will receive one of the QCGN’s Goldbloom Award on October 26 for his contributions to Quebec’s English-speaking community. Clifford marked the provincial politics after being elected in […]