Entries by QCGN Communications

Création des prix Sheila et Victor Goldbloom

Le Devoir, Stéphane Baillargeon Le Québec Community Groups Network (QCGN) crée des prix pour rendre hommage aux personnes « ayant contribué de façon exceptionnelle à la vitalité et à la compréhension des communautés d’expression anglaise du Québec ». Les prix de l’organisme-parapluie, qui réunit 32 groupes communautaires du Québec, vont aussi souligner « l’entretien de […]

New award values community service Named after Goldblooms: Candidates must have bettered “quality of life for English-speaking Quebecers”

The Gazette, Hubert Bauch The Quebec Community Groups Network is seeking nominations for a new award it has established to recognize individuals for contributions to Quebec’s English-speaking community.The award, named in honour of Sheila and Victor Goldbloom, will be presented to one or several persons each year who have gone “above and beyond in contributing […]

The Quebec Community Groups Network launches the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award

This morning the Quebec Community Groups Network launched the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award which will recognize individuals who have contributed to strengthening the English-speaking community and to building bridges of understanding between Quebecers of different backgrounds.  QCGN president Robert Donnelly explained the Board of the Network decided to establish a prize […]

Les Anglo-Québécois se sentent “invisibles”

La Presse, Malorie Beauchemin (Ottawa) Devant les plaintes répétées des groupes de défense de la minorité anglophone au Québec, le Commissariat aux langues officielles entend analyser la présence et la représentation de cette communauté dans les médias québécois. « La communauté de langue anglaise du Québec se sent invisible non seulement face à la majorité, […]

Goldbloom Award to honour English-speaking community

The Gazette The Quebec Community Groups Network is seeking nominations for a new award it has established to recognize individuals for contributions to Quebec’s English-speaking community. The award, named in honour of Sheila and Victor Goldbloom, will be presented to one or several persons each year who have gone “above and beyond in contributing to […]

Le prix Sheila et Victor Goldbloom

24 Heures, Jean-Marc Gilbert Le Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) tient à rendre hommage aux anglophones du Québec qui contribuent à rehausser la vitalité et la compréhension des communautés d’expression anglaise au Québec. Durant plus de 50 ans, Sheila et Victor Goldbloom ont mis leurs compétences au service des communautés anglophones du Québec. Aujourd’hui, ils […]

Understanding Diversity in English-Speaking Montreal’s Forum a success

On May 22, 2009, the QCGN and its Greater Montreal Community Development Initiative (GMCDI) hosted a conference entitled “Understanding Diversity in English-Speaking Montreal” at Atwater Library. The conference was launched in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies and Concordia University’s Quebec English-Speaking Community Research Network (QUESCREN). We would like to thank all our partners […]

A journey from streetwise to sonnets : Poetry helps at-risk kids express themselves

The Gazette, By Peggy Curran Fresh from the basketball court at Mountainview High, two youths are having trouble getting their heads around this sonnet business.“Can I go wash my face? Man, sweat is like drying on my face.”Montreal poet Larissa Andrusyshyn leads this workshop for troubled and at-risk kids, sponsored by the Quebec Writers’ Federation […]

More French second language

Le Bulletin d’Aylmer The Regional Association of West Quebecers (RAWQ) and Canadian Parents for French – Quebec (CPF-Q) have thrown their support behind the Western Quebec School Board’s recommendation for an increase in minutes of use of French second-language. […] A study of English-speaking youth in Quebec by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) has […]