DAY OF ACTION AGAINST BILL 96

Organizers would like to thank one and all for your enthusiastic participation in Saturday’s protest against Bill 96. It was encouraging to see thousands of Quebecers calling for the repeal of this discriminatory legislation. Together we sent a clear message to our politicians that this proposed legislation is totally unacceptable. Our concerns were heard loud and clear. Let’s hope they will be heeded.

SAY NO TO BILL 96 Language Rights are Human Rights

Quebec’s Bill 96 is proposing to limit services to English-speaking Quebecers and pull back our rights and freedoms of under the cover of language legislation. Click here to read and sign our open letter to Premier Legault. Also click here to learn how Bill 96 would negatively affect your daily life. More details about this bill and other language legislations on our Language Rights page.

News

Statement by The Honourable Marlene Jennings, P.C. President of the Quebec Community Groups Network on the Adoption of Bill 96

For more than a year, the QCGN has been doing its best to convince the Quebec government of the shortcomings of Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec. Unfortunately, our concerns as well as those of countless Quebecers including organizations representing our business, education, health and social services, human […]

Une société normale

Though the QCGN has voiced its support for French being the official and common language of Quebec, Le Devoir columnist Robert Dutrisac accuses the organization of hypocrisy by speaking out against Bill 96. Dutrisac criticizes what he calls the QCGN’s desire to maintain the “status quo.” Read more

(Video) Anglophone seniors living outside Montreal deplores limited access to English-language newspapers

English-speaking residents outside the greater Montreal area say they feel cut off, even abandoned. For months, they haven’t been able to get their hands on publications of most English-language newspapers. “It really affects the vitality of our community in terms of access to what’s going on,” says Eva Ludvig, a board member of the Quebec […]

CityNews

Bill 96: Five reasons Quebec’s language law reform is stirring controversy

A protest against Quebec’s proposed overhaul of its language law drew a large crowd in Montreal on Saturday. Marlene Jennings, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network, an anglophone advocacy group, says the law could prevent hundreds of thousands of English speakers from accessing health care in their language. Read more