Entries by Catheline Moreau

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 […]

Opinion : Bilingual Juges… Almost

In this opinion piece by Patrice Garant, a public law professor, explains the principle of judicial independence mentioned by former Quebec Court Judge Claude Laporte in a recent article. M. Garant also supports the constitutional right Quebec citizens have to use either French or English in courts. Read more

Difficile de se faire servir en français dans des commerces en Outaouais?

Des propos du directeur général de la Chambre de commerce de Gatineau sur les services en français dans des commerces suscitent de fortes réactions dans la région. Le directeur général de la Chambre de commerce de Gatineau, Stefan Psenak, a laissé entendre au Téléjournal Ottawa-Gatineau, mardi, que les consommateurs étaient mieux servis en français dans l’est […]

Des réponses unilingues de la part de Jagmeet Singh

OTTAWA – Le chef néo-démocrate a lancé un nouvel outil de communication. Soucieux de « tenter quelque chose », Jagmeet Singh a offert son numéro de cellulaire sur les médias sociaux. « Textez-moi où et quand vous voulez, sur n’importe quel sujet ». Mais les réponses données sont unilingues. Read more (In French)