Entries by QCGN Communications

QCGN Action Plan promotes healthy aging for our English-speaking seniors

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph The Quebec Community Groups Network today launched an Action Plan for English-speaking seniors which sets a path for building healthier communities and a brighter futre for our seniors. Blazing a Trail for Active and healthy Aging — An Action Plan for Quebec’s English-speaking Seniors was developed as part of the QCGN’s mandate to […]

Quebec plan speaks up for seniors

Anne Sutherland, The Gazette In an ideal world, there would be adequate home care for seniors, tons of fun and challenging activities to keep their minds sharp and bodies in shape, and all-important medical and legal information would be readily accessible in one place. In English, for those who want it.  This is the wish […]

Anglo seniors need better resources: study

CTV Montreal Anglophone seniors in Quebec often feel isolated, much more so than their francophone counterparts, according a study released Tuesday by the Quebec Community Groups Network. The three-year study of anglophones of retirement age found that they are frequently cut off from the world because of two factors: adult children who have moved out […]

Le Plan d’action du QCGN favorise le vieillissement sain pour les aînés d’expression anglaise

  Le Quebec Community Groups Network a dévoilé aujourd’hui un plan d’action pour les aînés d’expression anglaise qui trace la marche à suivre pour bâtir des communautés en santé et un futur meilleur pour nos aînés.  Tracer la voie pour vieillir en santé et demeurer actif —Plan d’action à l’intention des aînés d’expression anglaise du […]

Quebec language lobbies fight census change Lack of accurate data could adversely affect how services are provided, they argue

The Montreal Gazette, Monique Muise MONTREAL – Several groups in Quebec have joined the chorus of voices condemning the federal government’s controversial decision to scrap the mandatory long-form census, saying the move could have serious consequences for organizations and individuals across the province. At the forefront of the backlash is the Quebec Community Groups Network, […]

Quebec language lobbies fight census change Lack of accurate data could adversely affect how services are provided, they argue

The Montreal Gazette, Monique Muise MONTREAL – Several groups in Quebec have joined the chorus of voices condemning the federal government’s controversial decision to scrap the mandatory long-form census, saying the move could have serious consequences for organizations and individuals across the province. At the forefront of the backlash is the Quebec Community Groups Network, […]

Census: Quebec Community Groups Network supports FCFA in its judicial measures to prevent Census change

The Quebec Community Groups Network is entirely behind the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) du Canada in its endeavour to get the federal government to reverse its decision to scrap the mandatory long form census. The FCFA has filed an application with the Federal Court for judicial review of the government’s decision. The […]

Recensement: Le Quebec Community Groups Network appuie la FCFA dans l’utilisation d’un recours judiciaire

  Le Quebec Community Groups Network appuie entièrement la Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) du Canada dans sa revendication auprès du gouvernement de revoir sa décision d’abandonner le formulaire obligatoire détaillé. La FCFA a déposé à la Cour fédérale une demande de contrôle judiciaire de la décision du gouvernement pour empêcher le changement […]