Entries by QCGN Communications

Fears of unity crisis, not anglo MNAs, swayed Charest

Don Macpherson, The Gazette  On Friday afternoon, Premier Jean Charest assured an English-speaking reporter in Quebec City that he doesn’t take the support of anglophones for granted.  Really?  While Charest was giving this assurance, elsewhere in the provincial capital, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), composed of English-language community groups from across the province, was […]

Fears of unity crisis, not anglo MNAs, swayed Charest

Don Macpherson, The Gazette  On Friday afternoon, Premier Jean Charest assured an English-speaking reporter in Quebec City that he doesn’t take the support of anglophones for granted.  Really?  While Charest was giving this assurance, elsewhere in the provincial capital, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), composed of English-language community groups from across the province, was […]

Assessing the English-speaking Community’s Capacity to Access Arts, Culture, and Heritage in Nine Regions of Quebec

Generated by the QCGN this report was intended as a stepping-stone towards actions that foster identity-building and a sense of belonging within Canada’s official language minority communities, and promoting the contribution of arts, culture and heritage to the sustainable development of official language minority communities.

Francophone Quebecers still earn less than anglophones, Mouvement Montréal français claims

The Montreal Gazette, Monique Muise MONTREAL – Francophone Quebecers are still making less than their anglophone counterparts, says a local French-language organization, despite recent reports that the reverse is true. In a release issued Tuesday, the Mouvement Montréal français (MMF) claims the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) erred recently when it stated that francophones make […]

Retour sur l’AGA

Le Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), dont les membres s’étaient réunis en fin de semaine dernière dans la ville de Québec, a rendu hommage à ses pères fondateurs Hugh Maynard et Martin Murphy, et il a élu sa première femme présidente, Linda Leith, organisatrice fondatrice de la Fondation Blue Metropolis et directrice artistique du festival […]

AGM Wrap Up

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), which gathered in Quebec City this past weekend, honoured the founding fathers of the organization, Hugh Maynard and Martin Murphy, and elected its first woman president, literary festival organizer Linda Leith, founder of Blue Metropolis Foundation. Dr. Victor Goldbloom was also on hand for the official launch of the […]

Anglos struggle to get premier’s ear: Seeking input on bill 103. Quebec Community Groups Network taking less aggressive stance than Alliance did

Philip Authier, The Gazette  They are not as lonely as the Maytag repairman, but the president of an umbrella group representing Quebec’s English-speaking community says anglos want more face time with the provincial government.  “We are going to be upping our requests,” said Robert Donnelly, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network. “We need more […]

And another thing… Concise comments on some current topics

Editorial Page, The Gazette  A calculated snub.  The Quebec Community Groups Network, meeting this weekend in Quebec City, has a strange problem. This loose federation of anglophone groups and institutions exists for mutual support while carefully avoiding almost any activity anyone could call political. The list of member groups shows the diversity: the Canadian-Italian Business […]

And another thing… Concise comments on some current topics

Editorial Page, The Gazette  A calculated snub.  The Quebec Community Groups Network, meeting this weekend in Quebec City, has a strange problem. This loose federation of anglophone groups and institutions exists for mutual support while carefully avoiding almost any activity anyone could call political. The list of member groups shows the diversity: the Canadian-Italian Business […]

L’Association d’études canadiennes (AEC) et le Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) lancent une nouvelle édition de la publication Diversité canadienne qui explore la profondeur de la diversité du Québec d’expression anglaise

Le Quebec Community Groups Network est heureux de lancer le fruit d’une collaboration majeure avec l’Association d’études canadiennes, de même qu’une poignée de leaders communautaires, de militants et de chercheurs dévoués envers la communauté. Cette publication spéciale de Diversité canadienne constitue le résultat d’un symposium en deux parties intitulé « L’intégration et le sentiment d’appartenance […]