Forum Participants Take First Steps to Creating Provincial Network of English-speaking Seniors

The Gaspé Spec MONTREAL – More than 100 seniors and representatives from institutions and community groups from across Quebec gathered in Montreal recently to take the first important steps towards the creation of a provincial network for English-speaking seniors. The forum, hosted by the Quebec Community Groups Network, was the result of a year and […]

Federal Elections 2011: QCGN Seeks Commitments From Federal Parties

Monday, April 11, 2011 – As Quebecers prepare to head to the polls on May 2, the Quebec Community Groups Network is asking federal parties, their leaders and their candidates in Quebec to make a firm commitment to fulfill the Federal Government’s duties to Quebec’s English-speaking communities.

The Government of Canada has an obligation under the Official Languages Act to enhance the vitality of the English-speaking Community of Quebec, to support our communities and to assist in their development. It also has the duty to ensure that Canadians can enjoy their Constitutional language rights.

Creating Provincial network of English-speaking seniors

The Equity MONTREAL – More than 100 seniors and representatives from institutions and community groups from across Quebec gathered in Monteral last week to take the first important steps towards the creation of a provincial network for English-speaking seniors. The forum, hosted by the Quebec Community Groups Network, was the result of a year and […]

Request for Proposal (RFP) Consultant needed to develop QCGN Membership Policy

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is currently reviewing its membership policy. The ultimate goal of the exercise to produce a membership policy that aligns with the vision, mission and mandate of the organization (see /about-us/) as well as its governance structures. The initial step is to produce a discussion paper with potential options for […]

ELAN’s Recognizing Artists project successfully launched

Last March, the English-Language Arts Network (ELAN) completed the first phase of the Recognizing Artists: Enfin Visibles! project by producing 150 print profiles of artists. This year, ELAN completes RAEV by adding video clips, interactive maps and never-before-told stories about how Quebec’s English-speaking cultural scene has exploded with creative talent over the past 25 years. […]

QCGN Presents Plan for Quebec English Seniors’ Network

By Jim Colmer, Community Connections On March 18, 2011, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) launched a process that is intended to result in the formation of a provincial organization to represent English-speaking seniors across Quebec and will be a spokesperson for this group of citizens in various areas of mutual concern. The forum, hosted […]

Videos: March 18th Seniors Network Forum

Last Friday, the QCGN and its Seniors Committee have taken first steps towards the creation of a Provincial Network for English-speaking Seniors. Keynote speakers were Ms. Sheila Goldbloom (Conseil des aînés and co-chair of the 2008 Provincial commission for the living conditions of Seniors), who reminded the participants the importance of a Network to support […]

Ways of Memory Conference Draws Crowd

About a hundred participants crowded the seventh floor of Concordia University’s Hall Building this past Saturday for a conference called “Ways of Memory: the Montreal Experience.”

The one-day event was organized by the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) in partnership with the the Greater Montreal Community Development Initiative (GMCDI), with assistance from the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN), Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, and the Quebec Association for Adult Learning. Financial support came from the Department of Canadian Heritage and GMCDI.

Quebec English speaking seniors find voice in network

The Sherbrooke Record Over one hundred seniors and representatives from institutions and community groups from across the province gathered in Montreal earlier this month to participate in a forum that laid the groundwork for a Network that would act as a voice for Quebec’s English-speaking seniors. Similar to the Fédération des aînées et aînés francophones […]

Deux-Montagnes woman helps launch english seniors’ network

QCGN project is being coordinated by Valerie Glover-Drolet The North Shore News, Martin C. Barry Valerie Glover-Drolet of Deux-Montagnes played a prominent role helping to organize a recent forum held in Montreal by the Quebec Community Groups Network, where initial steps were taken to create a province-wide organization for English-speaking seniors. Seniors Watchdog The QCGN […]

Forum Participants Take First Steps to Creating Provincial Network of English-speaking Seniors

More than 100 seniors and representatives from institutions and community groups from across Quebec gathered in Montreal last week to take the first important steps towards the creation of a provincial network for English-speaking seniors. The forum, hosted by the Quebec Community Groups Network, was the result of a year and a half of work […]

Senate Report on English-Speaking Quebec, the first of its kind

The Chronicle-Telegraph, Amanda Halm On March 9, 2011, the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages released a report on Anglophone life in the Province of Quebec, entitled ”The Vitality of English Speaking Community from Myth to Reality.” It is an extensive 100-page study that reviews community life, education, health and social services, media, economic development, […]

QCGN looking for Information Management Support Intern

The QCGN is looking for an Information Management Support Intern to work from May to August of 2011.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Network Development and Community Support, the Intern will be responsible for coming up with a process to organize and index QCGN documents and records.

QCGN seeks candidates to join Board of Directors

The Quebec Community Groups Network is seeking community leaders to serve as candidates for election to its Board of Directors. This year the QCGN will be recruiting candidates for seats on the executive and for seats reserved for Regional Associations and Sectoral Organizations. Board members represent the Network and the community and are advocates for […]

Les aînés anglophones se regroupent

Journal 24 Heures, Étienne Laberge Les aînés anglophones auront bientôt leur Réseau provincial pour les aînés d’expression anglaise (RPAEA), dont le principal mandat sera de travailler à « un meilleur accès à diverses ressources ».L’annonce de ce premier pas vers la création de ce groupe a été faite lors d’une conférence de presse dans la […]