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We must protect French – but not at the expense of Quebec’s English-speaking communities

By Marlene Jennings, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network At the dawn of 2021, English-speaking Quebecers are witnessing the relative language peace we have enjoyed for many years fade. In Ottawa, Official Languages Minister Mélanie Joly has promised to table a white paper as the basis for protecting and promoting French not only outside of […]

Opinion: QCGN to be a crucial, constructive voice in coming debates

By Marlene Jennings  •  Special to Montreal Gazette Let’s protect French without diminishing the vitality and viability of Quebec’s English-speaking communities, which are increasingly fragile. The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and many English-speaking Quebecers are determined to serve as crucial and constructive voices throughout upcoming debates that are bound to prove emotional and sometimes acrimonious. We […]

Interview with Former Liberal MP Marlene Jennings

(VIDEO) As a former Liberal MP and someone who has dedicated most of her life to community involvement and public service, Marlene Jennings is now working to unite English-speaking community members in her new roles as president of the Quebec Community Groups Network. In this year in review, Global’s Laura Casella speaks to Jennings about […]

Two candidates vying for QCGN presidency

The president of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is facing a challenge for his job in an election to be held on Nov. 5. Geoffrey Chambers, who is completing his first two-year term as president of the Quebec anglophone lobby group, will be up against Marlene Jennings, the current QCGN treasurer and former Liberal […]

Job Posting : Director, Access to Justice in English

Status: Full-Time Reports to:  Director General Language Requirement:  English, fluent written and spoken; French, full professional proficiency. Direct reports: Project Manager, Access to Justice in English   Job Summary The Director, Access to Justice in English, reports to the Director General, and under her direction, provides support to the Board of Directors and its Committees, […]