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To help English-speaking Quebecers navigate through the pandemic, QCGN has created a on online information hub that provides access to reliable information in English. Click here to find links new government programs as well as additional resources and online tools.

QCGN’s Daily Briefing, a free daily news clipping service for and about English-speaking minority communities, also provides English-speaking Quebecers with all the news they need to know about COVID-19 and how it affects them. Click here to subscribe.

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- 3 days ago

Citizenship Act states that applicants aged 18 to 54 must demonstrate an adequate knowledge of one of Canada's official languages. Tories back failed Bloc bill to make French mandatory for Quebec immigrants https://t.co/uhrWZZCqYP
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- 3 days ago

@qcgnthompson: @Joelgodinpjc says that the way that ESCQ is treated by Quebec should be exported to Francophones in the rest of Canada. So get ready to have your s.23 rights taken away your colleges defunded, and 'urgence' being taped over! #cdnpoli @QCGN
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- 3 days ago

@marleneqcgn: À première vue, cela semble mettre en péril les droits des Québécois anglophones sur la route. Cela pourrait très bien être la fin de la dualité linguistique. #languesofficielles #polcan #QCAnglos https://t.co/xjL9UAn7vX
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- 3 days ago

@marleneqcgn: At first blush, this appears to imperil the rights of English-speaking Quebecers down the road. #officiallanguages #QCAnglos #canpoli https://t.co/Mc1q6kbiN7
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News

QCGN Cautiously Optimistic About Ottawa’s Plan to Overhaul the Official Languages Act

Montreal, February 19, 2021 – The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased that Official Languages Minister Mélanie Joly has reaffirmed the Government of Canada’s continued leadership on matters of official languages. At the same time, the QCGN calls on the federal government to address our community’s longstanding concerns about the provision of public services in English, as well as […]

QCGN Analysis of Quebec’s Five Orientations to Modernize Canada’s Official Languages Act

Last week the Government of Quebec released its position related to the modernization of Canada’s Official Languages Act. Quebec wants French recognized as Canada’s only official minority language, and is seeking exclusive jurisdiction over all matters related to language ‘in the territory’ of the province. A legal analysis of the province’s position by the Quebec […]

Official languages commissioner concerned by Quebec’s plan to expand Bill 101 to federal businesses

Raymond Théberge, Canada’s commissioner of official languages, expresses public reservations about the desire of Quebec and three federal parties to extend the application of the province’s French language charter — commonly known as Bill 101 — to businesses in Quebec that operate under federal jurisdiction. Read more (en anglais seulement)