Entries by Catheline Moreau

WHAT IS PARLIAMENTARY SOVEREIGNTY?

Quebec’s Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec would add the following paragraph to the preamble of the Charter of the French Language: “Whereas, in accordance with parliamentary sovereignty, it is incumbent on the Parliament of Québec to confirm the status of French as the official language and the […]

Job Posting: Project Coordinator, Community Innovation Fund

Start Date: As soon as possible The QCGN is seeking a bilingual, dynamic, results-oriented individual with proven experience in project management, a background in community development to manage the Community Innovation Fund Project. This is a social financing initiative funded by Economic Social Development Canada (ESDC) that injects up to $1.1 million in leveraged funds […]

QCGN Calls on Federal Parties and Candidates to Support the Language Rights of English-speaking Quebecers

MONTREAL, August 16, 2021 – With Canadians scheduled to go to the polls September 20, the Quebec Community Groups Network calls on all federal parties and candidates to commit to support the language rights of English-speaking Quebecers. “We are opposed to the Government of Quebec’s pre-emptive use of the notwithstanding clause to suspend the fundamental […]

QCGN Highly Critical of CAQ Government’s Bill 96

Panelists suggest Trudeau’s support is motivated by ‘political calculation’ After more than a half-century of rising and falling tensions between Quebecers over the use of English and French, concerns are rising among stakeholders that some rights and protections Quebec anglophones fought for since the introduction of Bill 101 more than 40 years ago are threatened […]

QCGN says Bill 96 creates ‘rights-free zone’

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) has warned that if Bill 96 becomes law, it has the potential to create a “rights-free zone” in the province in the name of the protection of the use of French. QCGN president Marlene Jennings made the statement during a bilingual virtual press conference on June 10. The QCGN […]

MANY REASONS TO PARTICIPATE IN CENSUS

The first census in North America was conducted in 1666 by the Intendant of New France, Jean Talon. Going door to door, he recorded the names, ages, genders, and occupations of members of the population. This was the beginning of the national census that would eventually serve as a great contributor to our social development […]

Summer Job Posting: Communications Assistant

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking a bilingual, dynamic, tech savvy communication assistant to provide communications, media scanning and social media support. Fluently bilingual, the communications assistant will undertake media environmental scan and be support the implementation of QCGN’s social media calendar, gathering, translating and posting content on Facebook, Twitter and the QCGN […]

Job Posting: Bookkeeping and Office Administrator

Salary Range: $40,000 to $50,000 per annum Start Date: as soon as possible The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking a dynamic, detail orientated individual for the position of Bookkeeping and Office Administrator to support office IT systems and procedures, including bookkeeping (invoicing, tax receipting, expensing), human resources (recruitment coordination, off/on-boarding, staff events, payroll). […]