QCGN Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

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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@QCGN

- 2 hours ago

@qesba: “Ruling concerning minority-language education rights is welcome and shows the value of maintaining English school boards.” #polqc #schoolboardsmatter https://t.co/ff44qAe9R2
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@QCGN

- 2 hours ago

@MJohnsonCTV: Recap: While Quebec appeals #Bill21 ruling, justice minister @SJB_CAQ says the law currently still applies to all - no exemptions. @EnglishMTL sees it differently. EMSB chair @MeOrtona, also a lawyer, says it has "no force and effect, as of today." https://t.co/q5u0eDrR11 #polqc https://t.co/RcmHxWphZe
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@QCGN

- 3 hours ago

Cet éditorial du @mtlgazette revient sur décision de la #Loi21 et l’importance d’avoir des comm. scolaires indépendantes. Malgré la décision, et la volonté de Québec de contester, cette loi toxique mènera à plus de division, d’injustice et de rancœur. https://t.co/51YXW2a4eX
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@QCGN

- 3 hours ago

The @mtlgazette editorial board weighs in on the #Bill21 decision that shows the value of maintaining independence in school boards. Still, as Quebec seeks to appeal the ruling, “this toxic law will spark yet more division, injustice and rancour” https://t.co/51YXW2a4eX
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News

QCGN Statement on Superior Court Ruling on Quebec’s Secularism Law

MONTREAL, April 20, 2021 – The Quebec Community Groups Network welcomes today’s Superior Court ruling which declares that Quebec’s secularism law – An Act Respecting the laicity of the State – violates Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms regarding minority education rights. In a landmark ruling for Quebec’s English-speaking community, Justice […]

Weighing the impact of a Bill 101 reform – CTV News

Following a meeting with Language Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, QCGN President Marlene Jennings discusses the impact that reinforcing the Charter of the French Language (Bill 101) could have on the community in an interview with CTV Montreal’s Maya Johnson. Watch here

THE BIGGEST ANGLO GROUP IN QUEBEC HAS OPENED A DIALOGUE WITH MINISTER JOLIN BARRETTE. WHAT WENT ON DURING THIS CONVERSATION?

QCGN President Marlene Jennings went on CJAD 800 to discuss the recent meeting with Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette. During this meeting, QCGN representatives presented the concerns of English-speaking Quebec ahead of coming proposals to reinforce Bill 101. Without providing details of his plan, Minister Jolin-Barrette said he aims to protect and promote French while respecting the […]