QCGN launches most up-to-date, detailed portrait of Quebec’s English-speaking seniors

Montreal – October 6, 2014

The Quebec Community Groups Network today released the most up-to-date and detailed portrait of English-speaking seniors in Quebec. “Moving Forward – Building research capacity related to Quebec’s English speaking seniors”, which was supported by the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) at Concordia University, presents the data collected during a three-year participatory research project where seniors helped define the topics of concern and carry out the research and disseminate the findings.

“Quebec’s English-speaking seniors represent 25.4 per cent of Quebec’s English-speaking community, yet they have been aging without the benefit of policies and programs that acknowledge their particular situation as a linguistic minority,” commented QCGN President Dan Lamoureux, noting this will be an important tool in advocating for seniors.

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