Entries by Catheline Moreau

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). […]

Brief – Expert Panel on Language of Work and Service in Federally Regulated Private Businesses

By The Honourable Marlene Jennings, P.C. President, and Kevin Shaar, Vice-President Canada has two official languages and two official language minorities. In its recent paper on official languages, English and French: Towards a Substantive Equality of Official Languages in Canada, the Government of Canada makes a legislative proposal to increase the use of French in […]

The OQLF gets a Significant Funding Increase… & What Sort of Money are Anglo Groups Getting?

(AUDIO) A significant increase starting next year in funding for French-language protection agencies forms an element of Quebec’s latest budget, note Marlene Jennings, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), and Liberal MNA Greg Kelley, Official Opposition critic for relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Both are guests on CJAD’s Montreal Now show to discuss changes […]

QCGN Pleased with New Spending to Support English-speaking Minority

Provincial Budget Prioritizes Health, Education, and Economic Recovery Montreal, March 25, 2021 – The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased that Quebec’s budget will strengthen the capacity of community organizations to serve Quebec’s English-speaking minority community by, notably, maintaining and enhancing the network of wellness centres and implementing an employability strategy. The 2021-2022 expenditure budget for the program […]