QCGN /Communauté satisfait 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 […]

Improving access, quality of services

The Montreal Gazette Saturday, April 14, 2018 Re: “Anglo panel sounds familiar” (Letters, April 13) In his letter, Robert Libman characterizes as unnecessary the revamped regulation announced by Health Minister Gaétan Barrette to oversee the creation of access plans that guarantee the delivery of health and social services in English to our community. As a […]

QCGN Vice-President Geoffrey Chambers interview on Breakfast Televesion

QCGN Vice-President was interviewed on Breakfast Television, to discuss 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. Click here to view full interview

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 […]

Improving access to health care for anglophones

Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette has announced plans to adopt new regulation in the hopes of improving access to health care services for English-speaking Quebecers. Global’s Anne Leclair reports. Click here to view video

Government Sets Up Advisory Group to Assess Healthcare Needs for Quebec Anglos

Quebec’s English-speaking communities are one step closer to having more of a say on access to healthcare services in English. The Quebec government announced that it’s greenlighted the creation of a revamped provincial advisory committee that will monitor healthcare services in English and provide recommendations on how what’s needed and where. The revised committee was […]

Anglos promised more of a voice for access to health and social services

English-speaking Quebecers will now have more of a voice when it comes to health and social services for the Anglophone community. Quebec’s health minister announced a new regulation on Monday aimed at addressing concerns that were raised three years ago with the introduction of Bill 10. The 2015 bill massively reorganized Quebec’s healthcare and social […]

La réglementation tant attendue concernant la création d’un comité d’accès provincial : un premier pas dans la bonne direction

Montréal, le 9 avril 2018 – En 1986, le gouvernement du Québec inscrivait dans la loi le droit des Québécois d’expression anglaise de recevoir des services de santé et des services sociaux dans leur langue. Depuis, ce droit a toujours été respecté par tous les gouvernements du Québec. En 2015, le projet de loi 10 […]

Le QCGN accueille favorablement de nouveaux investissements fédéraux pour les Québécois d’expression anglaise

Ottawa – le 28 mars 2018 – Réagissant à l’annonce du Plan d’action pour les langues officielles 2018-2023 : Investir dans notre avenir, le Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) se réjouit du soutien accru qu’entend accorder le gouvernement fédéral dans ce domaine.   Le plan, qui comprend 500 M$ en nouvelles dépenses accordées aux communautés […]

Anglo groups cheer new federal spending to support official languages

The federal government’s announcement of $500 million in new spending for official-language minority communities was heartily welcomed by groups representing English-speaking communities in Quebec Wednesday. The new spending brings the total investment of the federal government to $2.7 billion, the largest-ever commitment to official languages. “The government of Canada has increased its investment in official languages […]