Entries by Catheline Moreau

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, […]

Court Challenge to Bill 40 Launched

Quebec’s English-speaking minority seeks interlocutory injunction Montreal, May 28,2020 – APPELE-Québec has endorsed the Quebec English School Boards Association’s (QESBA) constitutional challenge to Bill 40, An act to amend mainly the Education Act with regard to school organization and governance. The filing includes a request to the Superior Court of Quebec for an interlocutory injunction […]

COVID-19 Survey on the Perceptions of English-speaking Quebecers

The Quebec Community Groups Network and the Association for Canadian Studies commissioned Léger Marketing to conduct a Web survey on COVID-19 and the perceptions of English-speaking Quebecers. Results indicate that English-speaking Quebecers are more afraid of getting the virus than their francophone counterparts and more likely to be afraid of an immediate family member getting […]

COVID-19 Self-care Guide distributed in French only

by Geoffrey Chambers, President of the Quebec Community Groups Network The Government of Quebec determined it was a public health imperative that a detailed 24-page guide providing Quebecers with critical information on best practices in dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency be delivered to every household. This was done, at substantial cost, because every […]

Job Posting: Director of Community Development and Outreach

Start Date: as soon as possibleTerm: permanent, full-time (37.5 hours/week) The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is looking for an experienced Director of Community Development and Outreach, with strong strategic, communications and relationship-building skills. Reporting to the Director General, this is an opportunity to take on a leadership role to support and strengthen English-speaking communities […]

QCGN Welcomes Wider Distribution of COVID-19 Self-care Guide to English-speaking Quebecers

MONTREAL, April 21, 2020 – Following strong advocacy efforts by the Quebec Community Groups Network and others, the Government of Quebec has taken measures to deliver its COVID-19 Self-care Guide to the majority of English-speaking Quebecers.   The Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, told CJAD’s Aaron Rand yesterday afternoon that the government will mail out an English-language version of the COVID-19 guide to than 800,000 Quebecers who file their tax […]

Quebec erred by not sending out English version of COVID guide

By Geoffrey Chambers, President of the Quebec Community Groups Network The government of Quebec determined it was a public health imperative that a detailed 24-page guide providing Quebecers with critical information on best practices in dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency be delivered to every household. This was done, at substantial cost, because […]

QCGN Creates Information Hub in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

The Quebec Community Groups Network believes that during this unprecedented crisis, it is essential that members of linguistic minority communities have access to quality information in our language. In response, QCGN’s team has created an online information tool that provides access to reliable information in English from trusted sources.  Our coronavirus response hub, put together by QCGN […]