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.

QCGN Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

To help English-speaking Quebecers navigate through the COVID-19 health emergency, the QCGN created an on online information hub that provides access to reliable information in English. Click here to find links to government programs as well as additional resources and online tools.

News

Health access committee reform concerns advocates

A regulation changing the composition of the Provincial Access Committee (PAC), the review body which oversees programs developed by regional health authorities to ensure access to English-language health services, was quietly adopted in late December. “It’s difficult to see the effect of this reform on the care provided to individuals, but it doesn’t make it […]

Event registration: QCGN Language Rights Webinar, January 20, 2022

Join us for a Zoom Webinar to hear from the Honourable André Pratte and Christopher Curtis as they discuss the progress of Quebec’s Bill 96, An Act respecting French, and provide their insights on some of the legislation’s more controversial elements. Register here

English-speaking Quebecers concerned government will limit health services

Questions are being raised about whether Quebec will reduce health services in English. The government has insisted on several occasions this is not its intention, but last month, it dissolved a committee that had spent years working to improve access to English services. “It was a surprise that the minister was changing the rules of what […]

Health ministry seeks new English access committee members after firing the last ones

The Provincial Government has issued a call for expressions of interest and applications to be on the Provincial committee on the dispensing of health and social services in the English language after having dismissed the entirety of the previous committee through a regulation change in the latter half of 2021. The Quebec Community Groups Network […]