Entries by QCGN Communications

Job Posting: Junior Administrative Assistant

The Junior Administrative Assistant (JAA) provides clerical and administrative support to QCGN staff as required. The incumbent performs daily and routine tasks that form part of the normal operations in an office environment and contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. These include but are not limited to answering the telephone, receiving guests, […]

Quebec Anglophone community groups get $1M in federal funding

“The Quebec Community Groups Network, an Anglophone umbrella group, has chosen 10 organizations to receive $1 million in federal funding.” The Community Innovation Fund is supporting the projects to create opportunities for youth, newcomers and seniors. Many Montreal organizations will receive funding from May 2017 until March 2019 which could go a long way for […]

Ten projects selected to help vulnerable Quebec anglophones

“Ten projects that will improve the prospects and quality of life of vulnerable English-speaking youth, seniors and newcomers have been selected among 43 project proposals vying for $1 million in federal funding over the next two years” The Quebec Community Groups Network was chosen to solicit and select projects and to distribute the $1 million […]

Social Initiatives to Address Needs of Vulnerable English-speaking Youth, Seniors and Newcomers

Montreal – April 27, 2017 –  The Quebec Community Groups Network today announced the selection of 10 projects that will improve employability or secure basic socioeconomic security for vulnerable youth, seniors/caregivers or newcomers in Quebec’s English-language communities. These projects will be financed under the Community Innovation Fund (CIF), which will invest $1 million in federal […]

Quebec cabinet minister ‘really, really sorry’ for replying in French to question asked in English

“Quebec’s public security minister apologized Wednesday for replying in French to an English-language question in the legislature. Martin Coiteux said he did not mean to offend Quebec’s English-speaking community when he answered Quebec solidaire’s Amir Khadir in French on Tuesday.” Published in the National Post, and many other nationwide and local newspapers, this Canadian Press […]

Coiteux apologizes for answering in French to a question asked in English at National Assembly (FR)

“Martin Coiteux s’est excusé mercredi pour avoir répondu en français à une question en anglais à l’Assemblée nationale.” This article presents the main events leading up to Coiteux’s apology yesterday at the National Assembly. It mentions two exemples that the Minister brought up to demonstrate how he cares about the English-speaking community. The QCGN asked Mr. […]

Public Security Minister apologizes for refusing to speak English

“Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has apologized for not talking English in the National Assembly. On Tuesday during Question Period, Quebec Solidaire MNA Amir Khadir asked a question in English about political financing in the Liberal party.” Recalling section 133 of the Constitutional Act of 1867, the Quebec Community Groups Network was annoyed by Coiteux’s […]