EMSB pitches ‘tout en français’

The Montreal Gazette, Brenda Branswell When the English Montreal School Board kicks off its new marketing campaign at an elementary school today, it will do so tout en français to make a point. With elementary school registration looming next month, the EMSB wants to court new students to its English schools by promoting its French-language […]

Une fonceuse aux grands objectifs

La Tribune, Marie-Christine Bouchard SHERBROOKE – Karolyn Kirby souhaite devenir députée fédérale en Estrie, question de bien représenter ses concitoyens à la Chambre des communes. Pour se rendre au bout de ce grand rêve, l’étudiante de 23 ans sait qu’il y aura beaucoup de chemin à parcourir, beaucoup de défis à relever, beaucoup de mains […]

QCGN seeks young leader in Quebec City region

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Julie Bertrand The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking one person aged 18 to 29 in the Quebec City region for a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers. The selected person will go to Montreal for two days to attend skill building and leadership training at the QCGN headquarters. […]

QCGN seeks young leaders for leadership project

The Sherbrooke Record MONTREAL – The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is currently seeking a dozen youths aged 18 to 29 to participate in a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers. The group of 12 young leaders, who will be selected from eight regions across Quebec, will meet for two days of […]

QCGN seeks young leaders for leadership project

Gaspe Spec Montreal – The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is currently seeking a dozen youths aged 18 to 29 to participate in a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers.  The group of 12 young leaders, who will be selected from eight regions across Quebec, will meet for two days of skill […]

QCGN seeks young leaders for leadership project

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is currently seeking a dozen youths aged 18 to 29 to participate in a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers.  The group of 12 young leaders, who will be selected from eight regions across Quebec, will meet for two days of skill building and leadership training. Topics […]

English-speaking community must have a say

The Pontiac Journal, Marion Standish The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) believes the recent Supreme Court ruling on Bill 104 is a fair decision for the province of Quebec. This gives the provincial government a second chance to draft legislature that will work with all stakeholders including the English-speaking community. A reasonable compromise between the […]

Two Quebecers to sit on panel for language rights support program

The Gaspe Spec The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased to announce that two representatives of Quebec minority English-language community have been named by the Honourable James moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, to serve on the Panel of Experts of the Language Rights Support Program (LRSP). Montreal attorney Richard McConomy and Gaspé […]

Two Quebecers to sit on Panel of Experts for Language Rights Support Program

The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased to announce that two representatives of Quebec minority English language community have been named by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, to serve on the Panel of Experts of the Language Rights Support Program (LRSP).  Montreal attorney Richard McConomy and Gaspé health-care advocate Brad […]

Celebrating our past, building our future

The Gaspe Spec MONREAL – The Quebec Community Groups Network believes the Supreme Court ruling on Bill 104 is a fair decision for the province of Quebec. Now that the Government of Quebec has been gibin a second chance to draft legislation, we hope it will work with all stakeholders, including the English-speaking community, to […]

QCGN discusses funding with House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages

Groups providing services to Official Language minority groups require stable funding they can count on in order to effectively do their jobs, the Quebec Community Groups Network told a House of Commons committee this morning. The QCGN was invited to appear before the Standing Committee on Official Languages to discuss “The Impacts of the Delays […]

Marjorie Goodfellow wins Victor and Sheila Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award

La Tribune In an article published in the Tribune on September 26, Marjorie Goodfellow, founder of the Townshippers Association, received the Victor and Sheila Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award on September 12. The article also highlights her accomplishments. Read more… 

Goodfellow receives Goldbloom award The Townships Outlet

The Townships Outlet The Townships’s Marjorie Goodfellow, well known for her advocacy of English-language health and social services, was one of three Quebecers to receive the prestigious community service award at a ceremony in Montreal Sept. 12.  The Distinguished Community Service award was instituted this year by the Quebec Community Groups Network, an organization that […]

QCGN Launches new community development website

A new collaborative website, launched by the Quebec Community Groups Network, is designed to become an indispensable, internet-based tool for community organizers and institutions in English-speaking Quebec.  The Quebec English-speaking Community Action Network (QUESCAN ), located at www.quescan.info, will be the place where individuals, community groups, government and university partners learn about and contribute to the vitality of […]

Cookbook for charity

The West Quebec Post, Julie Murray The members of the Rural Leadership Development Program launched their new cookbook, Tastes and Treasures of the Pontiac, this September; proceeds go to Bouffe pontiac, Bouffe Pontiac is a not-for-profit food colective. A pilot project by the Quebec Community Groups Network, the Rural Leadership Development Program aims to promote […]