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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 […]

La communauté est satisfaite du financement du Secrétariat

Montréal, le 23 avril 2018 – Le Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) se réjouit de voir le nouveau Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise investir 950 000 $ dans des projets qui favoriseront la vitalité des communautés anglophones du Québec. L’octroi de ce financement a été annoncé lundi par Kathleen Weil, ministre responsable […]

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 […]

CTV News Interview with Eric Maldoff, QCGN Health and Social Services Committee Chair

QCGN Health and Social Services Committee Chair, Eric Maldoff, comments on newly revamped regulations that will ensure English-speaking Quebecers have a voice in the accessibility and quality of health and social services in their own language. The regulation was announced by Health Minister Gaétan Barrette, and Kathleen Weil, the Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking […]