Entries by Catheline Moreau

The Quebec public service is recruiting – Launch of a large-scale call for applications

The office of the Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers has issued a large-scale call for applications for positions in the Quebec public service. This recruitment drive seeks professionals in a variety of fields, across all administrative regions of Quebec. The QCGN is delighted with this news. The Conseil du trésor du Quebec has approached the […]

English-speaking Quebec and the Modernization of the Official Languages Act

Brief Submitted to the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages Study on Canadians’ Views about Modernizing the Official Languages Act Founded in 1995, the QCGN is a not-for-profit organization linking more than 56 English- language community organizations across Quebec. The Quebec Community Groups Network (“QCGN”) welcomes this opportunity to contribute to this Committee’s study on […]

Network News June 2018

WORKING TOGETHER FOR QUEBEC’S ENGLISH-SPEAKING COMMUNITIES PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE By Geoffrey Chambers QCGN President Not long after I joined the board of the Quebec Community Groups Network, there was a lively discussion on a new tagline for our Network. After months of deliberations, we came to a simple two-word phrase that speaks volumes: Working Together. Working […]

Future of English-speaking Quebecers is core element for Modernization of Official Languages Act

Ottawa –May 28, 2018 – The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) spoke up today as part of the Modernization of the Official Languages Act. “The Act is a lifeline for English-speaking Quebec,” QCGN President Jim Shea told a hearing of the Senate Standing Committee on Official Languages. “The Act is the only language rights legislation […]

Provincial Committee for the Provision of Health Services and Social Services in the English Language

The Committee’s role Section 509 of the Act respecting health services and social services provides for the formation of a Provincial Committee for the Provision of Health Services and Social Services in the English Language. The Committee is created by regulation and its mandate is to advise the Government of Québec on: the provision of health services […]