Entries by QCGN Communications

Montreal Mosaic to draw portrait of Greater Montreal

Much of this city’s history, culture, and art is appreciated by far too few.  Montreal Mosaic – www.montrealmosaic.com/ – hopes to change that by providing a place to explore, question and celebrate English-Montreal’s heritage and evolving cultural scene. “Like a true mosaic, our web-magazine is an assemblage of small pieces that come together to create a picture […]

The Official Languages Act and the English-speaking Community of Quebec: Learning from the Past

In remarks to the Standing Committee on Official Languages on the implementation of the Official Language Act, QCGN President Robert Donnelly testified that on matters of education, employment and immigration, the Government of Canada has negotiated bi-lateral agreements with the province of Quebec without substantive consultation with the English-speaking Community of Quebec, and without any […]

The Official Languages Act and the English-speaking Community of Quebec: Looking to the Future

In remarks to the Standing Committee on Official Languages Nicola Johnston, co-Chair of the QCGN Board’s Youth Standing Committee calls upon the Government of Canada fulfil its obligations towards the English-speaking youth in Quebec ensuring access to service and opportunity within an accountable framework when entering into bi-lateral agreements with Quebec.

Le QCGN apparaît devant le Comité permanent des langues officielles – la Loi sur les langues officielles, 40 ans plus tard

Le Quebec Community Groups Network est apparu devant le Comité permanent des langues officielles à la Chambre des Communes mardi matin pour discuter de l’expérience de la communauté d’expression anglaise du Québec vis-à-vis de la Loi sur les langues officielles depuis 40 ans.  Étaient présents pour représenter le réseau, le président du QCGN, Robert Donnelly, […]

The QCGN appears before the House of Commons Committee on Official Languages, The Official Languages Act and the English-speaking Community of Quebec: Learning from the Past

The Quebec Community Groups Network appeared before the House of Commons Committee on Official Languages Tuesday morning to discuss the English-speaking Community of Quebec’s experience with the Official Languages Act over the past 40 years. Appearing on behalf of the Network were President Robert Donnelly and Nicola Johnston, the co-chair of the Board of Director’s […]

Le QCGN réagit au Discours du Trône Les Québécoises et Québécois d’expression anglaise doivent être reconnus comme citoyens à part entière au Québec et au Canada

À la suite du Discours du Trône d’hier, la minorité linguistique du Québec se sent invisible.Les Québécoises et Québécois d’expression anglaise sont l’une des deux minorités linguistiques reconnues au Canada. Nous sommes la plus grande minorité linguistique à l’intérieur d’une minorité linguistique dans le pays. Nous entretenons des relations et possédons des liens solides avec […]

La vitalité du Québec d’expression anglaise est en jeu Le QCGN lance un appel à la prudence dans la recherche d’un remède approprié à la Loi 104

À la lumière de l’avis rendu public aujourd’hui par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, le Quebec Community Groups Network exprime ses inquiétudes relativement aux mesures législatives susceptibles d’avoir des effets défavorables sur la viabilité, à court et à long terme, de nos institutions, incluant nos écoles. Tout en convenant avec le Conseil de […]

QCGN reacts to Throne Speech – English-speaking Quebecers need to be recognized as a valued part of Quebec and Canada Following yesterday’s Throne Speech, the linguistic minority of Quebec feels invisible.

English-speaking Quebecers are one of the two national linguistic minorities recognized in Canada.  We are the largest linguistic minority within a linguistic minority in the country.  We possess strong relationships and ties to our fellow Québécois citizens, the francophone majority outside Quebec, as we do to all Canadians.  Then why do we feel left out? […]

Vitality of English-speaking Quebec at stake; QCGN pleads for caution in finding right remedy for Bill 104

In light of the opinion made public today by the Conseil Supérieur de la langue française, the Quebec Community Groups Network is worried about legislative measures that could adversely affect the short- and long-term viability of our institutions, including our schools. While we agree with the Conseil’s opinion that the primacy of the French language […]