Entries by QCGN Communications

English community will fight on for school boards despite Legault’s warning

The English-speaking community has no intention of dropping its battle to protect the existing anglophone school board system. The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) — which includes almost 60 English-language community organizations across Quebec — said in a statement Friday it “has absolutely no intention” of heeding Premier François Legault’s advice to give up because […]

Network News November 2018

QCGN TAKES ENGLISH-SPEAKING MINORITY COMMUNITY’S CONCERNS TO PARLIAMENT HILL By Geoffrey Chambers QCGN President The Quebec Community Groups Network connected with Members of Parliament and Senators last week as we hosted our annual event on Parliament Hill. This was a unique opportunity for our Parliamentarians to better understand Quebec’s English-speaking community – one of two […]

Quebecers protest Ford government’s cuts to French language services

Quebecers are among the thousands protesting in Ottawa against the Ontario government’s decision to cut French-language services. The crowd includes members of Quebec’s Liberal party and leaders of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), a non-profit representing 56 English-language community organizations across Quebec. “We want to send a solidarity message and to tell the government of Ontario […]

Wave of solidarity with Franco-Ontarians

It was not just the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) of Canada who spoke up at the end of the day onThursday, flying to the rescue of Franco-Ontarians, after the announcement of the abolition of the Office of the Commissioner French-language services and the abandonment of the University of Ontario French project. In […]

QCGN Denounces Cuts to French Language Services in Ontario

QCGN Denounces Cuts to French Language Services in Ontario Montreal – November 15, 2018 – The Quebec Community Groups Network condemns the decision by Ontario’s Conservative government to abolish the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner and cancel plans to create a new French-language university. “The QCGN has looked to Ontario as a model […]

Job Posting: Quebec Government Relations Director

Job Posting: Quebec Government Relations Director Salary Range: $77,000 to $85,000 per annum Start Date: as soon as possible Term: 2 year with possibility of renewal The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking a bilingual, dynamic, outcomes focused individual for the position of Quebec Government Relations Director to ensure that the interests of Quebec’s […]

QCGN Celebrates English-speaking Quebecers at its Tenth Annual Community Awards

QCGN Fêtes 10th Anniversary of Community Awards  By Bea Vongdouangchanh The Quebec Community Groups Network celebrated the 10th anniversary of its community award program on Nov. 1, recognizing three community leaders and a young Quebecer who’ve made contributions to the English-speaking community in the province. Olga Melikoff, Murielle Parkes and John Rae received the Sheila […]

QCGN Looks Forward to Working Together with Premier François Legault and his new cabinet

QCGN Looks Forward to Working Together with Premier François Legault and his new cabinet Our community also looks forward to working with Christopher Skeete, the new Parliamentary Assistant in charge of the Secretariat for Relations Montreal – October 18, 2018 – The Quebec Community Groups Network applauds Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault, who was […]

What Is in Store for Anglophones?

In an interview with Caroline Van Vlaardingen of CTV Montreal, Quebec Community Groups Network President Geoffrey Chambers said the community will be keeping a close eye on the new Coalition Avenir Québec government, ensuring that the concerns of English-speaking Quebecers are not ignored. View video