Entries by Catheline Moreau

Quebec government calls on Ottawa to help province’s small English communities

The Quebec government is calling on Ottawa to provide help for the province’s anglophone communities outside Montreal. Ministers say they are worried about the survival of those communities and are asking to give them a financial boost. Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly asked House Leader and Minister for La Francophonie Jean-Marc Fournier to share his […]

Les droits en matière d’éducation des minorités linguistiques et les communautés minoritaires d’expression anglaise du Canada : Un regard vers l’avenir – Mémoire au groupe d’étude du système électoral

Dans un mémoire présenté au groupe d’étude chargé de l’examen du projet de réforme des commissions scolaires, le Community Groups Network passe en revue les droits constitutionnels des Québécoises et des Québécois d’expression anglaise portant sur contrôle et la gestion de commissions scolaires de langue minoritaire (en anglais).

Dark days for Quebec healthcare

It’s a dark moment for Quebec health care. The first part of a system-wide reform was rammed through the National Assembly in the wee hours of Saturday morning after a marathon sitting to adopt controversial Bill 10. The new law will abolish regional health agencies and merge the governing bodies of 182 hospitals, long-term care homes and rehabilitation centres into 34 mega-boards. […]

Quebec’s health minister tables Bill 10 amendments

Quebec’s Health Minister has tabled amendments to his controversial Bill 10. The bill aims to merge boards of directors of healthcare institutions across the province to save at least $220 million. Health Minister Gaétan Barrette said Monday he is convinced his amendments will satisfy the English-speaking community. Barrette explained he has put four additional “protections” […]

Dozens of anglo organizations team up to say no to healthcare reform

The battle against Bill 10 is intensifying as dozens of groups are uniting to speak out against the proposed healthcare reform legislation. More than three dozen groups, including community organizations and school boards argue Bill 10 could have a devastating impact on English-speaking communities and the bilingual status of health institutions. Bill 10 will revamp […]