Vitality of English-speaking Quebec at stake; QCGN pleads for caution in finding right remedy for Bill 104

In light of the opinion made public today by the Conseil Supérieur de la langue française, the Quebec Community Groups Network is worried about legislative measures that could adversely affect the short- and long-term viability of our institutions, including our schools. While we agree with the Conseil’s opinion that the primacy of the French language […]

QCGN Partners release toolkit for building leadership in rural Quebec

The Gaspe Spec NEW CARLISLE – Quebec’s English-speaking communities face multiple types of isolation and young women in these communities who are emerging as new leaders experience unique challenges that conventionnally designed projects fail to effectively address. ”Supporting these young women while contributing to effective community development in the official language minority context is a […]

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Montreal Metro MINORITÉS – Le Quebec Community Groups Network lance une trousse à l’intention des communautés linguistiques minoritaires au Québec. Read more…

QCGN partners release toolkit for building leadership in rural Quebec Montreal, Gaspé, Low, Netagamiou

Quebec’s English-speaking communities face multiple types of isolation and young women in these communities who are emerging as new leaders experience unique challenges that conventionally designed projects fail to effectively address.  “Supporting these young women while contributing to effective community development in the official language minority context is a complex task,” commented Sylvia Martin-Laforge, Director […]

English boards deserve credit for stressing French

The Montreal Gazette The English Montreal School Board’s ”Tout en français” marketing campaign, launched this week, reflects a well-conceived desire to produce graduates whose French is fully good enough for the job market. This added emphasis on French is a responsible initiative which could well help stem the decline in English-school enrolment. […] A year […]

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 […]