Entries by Catheline Moreau

A Risky Agreement

Le Droit columnist Denis Gratton remains cautious on the agreement signed by QCGN, La Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick and the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario. Although he applauds the organizations for standing in solidarity, he expresses concern this could lead to many French-speakers in Quebec feeling alienated from the rest of the Francophonie. […]

Francophone groups outside Quebec support keeping English-language schools in the province

OTTAWA – Minority francophone groups outside Quebec are ready to step up to the barricades so that the English Montreal School Board keeps its schools. Geoffrey Chambers, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), considers that the decision is an infringement on the linguistic rights of the province’s English-speaking community. Read more (In French)

Minority communities want official languages to be an election issue

Organizations which represent the three largest official language minority communities in the country want their issues to be at the forefront during the upcoming federal elections. For the first time, the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO), the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), and the Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB) have signed an agreement […]

Franco-Ontarians and Acadians form a coalition with Quebec Anglos

OTTAWA – The Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO), and the Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB) have signed an agreement with the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) to work together for the “progress and the protection of linguistic rights”. Considering that “an attack against one of our communities is an attack against all […]

SANB joins Franco-Ontarians and English-speaking Quebec in coalition

New-Brunswick Acadians, English-speaking Quebecers and Franco-Ontario united their strengths. A historical memorandum of understanding was signed to defend the linguistic rights of official language minority communities. The Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB), the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), and the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) now form a coalition in the defense […]

Anglos, francophones join forces on minority language rights after ‘a bad year

Quebec’s English-speaking population aligned itself with Francophones in New Brunswick and Ontario to protect and promote the rights of official minority language communities across the country. “It has been a bad year in Ontario, a bad year in New Brunswick and very worrying in Quebec — on subjects related to rights in all three cases,” said QCGN President […]