Entries by QCGN Communications

La langue diviserait-elle moins que la religion?

Le Devoir, Stéphane Baillargeon Quelle est l’opposition fondamentale de la société québécoise, la division linguistique ou le clivage religieux? Participant à une table ronde pour discuter des résultats d’un sondage sur les perceptions comparées de la situation linguistique au Québec, le professeur Alain J. Gagnon s’est demandé s’il ne fallait pas plutôt s’intéresser à un […]

A $64,000 question

The Townships Outlet, Sharon McCully Cuts to CBC services jeopardize the future of a major fundraising and awareness initiative for the Townships English community. Last November CBC threw its support behind the first ever English-language CHUS Foundation/CBC Radiothon, raising some $64,000 for the hospital foundation. The radiothon, spearheaded by Marjorie Goodfellow, a longtime health care […]

English-speaking Quebecers launched a Plea to Save the CBC

The North Shore News (QCGN) English-speaking Quebecers in Montreal, and particularly those in the regions, are concerned about the latest round of cutbacks at CBC and Radio-Canada. They fear that deep cuts to news and programming at our public broadcaster will do irreparable harm to basic news services and programming. They also expressed concerns that […]

La communauté anglophone du Québec appuie à son tour Radio-Canada

Le Devoir, Paul Cauchon La communauté anglophone du Québec lance sa propre campagne de soutien à Radio-Canada, en écho à celle qui a été lancée la semaine dernière par le Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada. “CBC, c’est un véhicule-clé pour notre communauté, et de nombreux anglophones écoutent également Radio-Canada en français”, explique Michael Goldbloom, un […]

A province-wide coalition asking for the massive reinvestment of Canada’s public broadcaster has launched an English-language campaign

Sarah Rogers, The Sherbrooke RecordCommunity leaders come together in Montreal Wednesday to promote the I Am We Are for a Quality Public Broadcaster, a movement responding to budget cuts to both the CBC and Radio-Canada across the country. The effort builds on the French-language Je Suis Nous Sommes campaign that is collecting signatures to approach […]

Quebec Community Groups Network looks for new board members

The Chronicle-Telegraph The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking nominations for community leaders to serve as candidates for election to its Board of Directors. Nominees may come from any of the member organizations of the QCGN, but each member organization may only nominate one candidate. Board members are asked to serve a two-year term […]

English-speaking Quebecers today launched a Plea to Save the CBC at a press conference in Montreal attended by a number of community leaders

English-speaking Quebecers in Montreal, and particularly those in the regions, are concerned about the latest round of cutbacks at CBC and Radio-Canada. They fear that deep cuts to news and programming at our public broadcaster will do irreparable harm to basic news services and programming. They also expressed concerns that the very existence of an […]