Entries by QCGN Communications

Impératif français thanks Claude Dubois; QCGN awarded Lemon Prize (FR)

“Impératif français a lancé ses fleurs au chanteur-compositeur-interprète Claude Dubois et a tiré le pot à la Ville de Gatineau, dimanche, lors de la cérémonie de remise des ses prix d’excellence et Citron à l’occasion de la Francofête 2017.” During a celebration made by Impératif Français, a French-speaking defense group, they has awarded their Prix Citron […]

Trudeau should have answered in French and English (FR)

“Dans son rapport préliminaire d’enquête, dont #ONfr a obtenu copie, la commissaire aux langues officielles du Canada, Ghislaine Saikaley, juge fondées les plaintes à l’encontre du gouvernement de Justin Trudeau pour les manques observés en matière de langues officielles pendant la tournée pancanadienne du premier ministre.” A preliminary report from the Office of the Commissioner […]

QCGN Hopeful About Opportunities for Official Language Minority Communities in Federal Budget

Montreal – March 23, 2017 – The Quebec Community Groups Network is cautiously optimistic about opportunities for Quebec’s English-speaking Community contained in this week’s federal budget. “The budget’s emphasis on skills development, innovation, and job growth are a good fit to our community’s strategic development goals of economic prosperity,” commented QCGN President James Shea. “We […]

Anglophones are helping English-speaking newcomers integrate and that’s good for Quebec: QCGN

“Efforts by Quebec’s anglophone communities and institutions to help English-speaking newcomers successfully integrate into Quebec society should be financially and politically supported by the Quebec government, the director general of the Quebec Community Groups Network said Wednesday.” English-speakers are seen like the poster children of integration in Quebec by Sylvia Martin-Laforge, director general of the QCGN. […]

QCGN to Host Conference on Community Engagement and the Integration of Newcomers

Montreal – March 13, 2017 –  On March 15, 2017, the Quebec Community Groups Network will be hosting a one-day conference entitled Community Engagement and the Successful Integration of Newcomers. The one-day event on the eve of the National Metropolis Conference will bring together dozens of representatives from various sectors and regions to discuss how […]

Final Youth Forum in National Capital Region

Montreal, March 13 –  This past weekend dozens of Quebec youth gathered in Gatineau/Ottawa for the third and final Young Quebecers Leading the Way forum. Young delegates spent the weekend meeting with experts including politicians, journalists and others on six themes including Economy, Canadian identity, Indigenous peoples, Politics and Democracy, Social issues and the Environment […]

Network News – February 2017

President’s Message By Jim Shea QCGN President I am very happy to report that the QCGN have just received a letter from the Prime Minister unequivocally reiterating his personal commitment to the rights of our English language minority community and to those of the French language minority outside Quebec. The letter was gracious and heartening, […]