Entries by QCGN Communications

QCGN Set to Champion English-speaking Quebecers

Montreal – June 16, 2018 – Galvanized following an upbeat two-day meeting, members of the Quebec Community Groups Network emerged energized and ready to defend Quebec’s English-speaking community on both the federal and provincial fronts. On the federal front, the hot topic was the new Action Plan for Official Languages 2018–2023: Investing in Our Future […]

Network News April 2018

Network News April 2018   ACTION PLAN INVESTS $499.2 MILLION OVER FIVE YEARS IN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE COMMUNITIES   On hand for the meeting in the Prime Minister’s office on Parliament Hill were Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly; Justin Johnston, Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française (FJCF) president; QCGN President James Shea; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Jean […]

QCGN/Community pleased with funding from Secretariat

Montreal – April 23, 2018 – The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased that the new Secretariat for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers is investing $950,000 in projects to support the vitality of Quebec’s English-speaking communities. Kathleen Weil, the Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions and Minister responsible for Relations […]

Quebec awards $350,000 grant to Concordia, $600,000 to anglo groups

Concordia University has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the Quebec government’s secretariat for anglophone relations aimed at supporting “the vitality of Quebec’s English-speaking communities through research projects … conferences and outreach activities that connect educators, artists, community organizations and the provincial government.” The funding will go to the university’s Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network […]

Liberals promise $950,000 to Anglo groups

The provincial government is promising to give five English groups $950,000 over the next two years. Kathleen Weil, the minister responsible for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers, made the announcement Monday at Concordia University. She said the funding comes out of the Anglophone Secretariat’s budget, and will go toward expanding school programs, improving tourism, and more. […]

Anglo Groups Getting Some Quebec Government Cash

Community organizations are starting to see some of the money budgeted for Quebec’s new Anglophone Affairs Secretariat with the minister responsible Kathleen Weil promising more to come. Weil announced $950,000 over two years will go towards five groups that help support English-speaking communities in the province, specifically for projects to deal with issues raised during […]

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 […]