The 2015-2016 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network recounts the threats and opportunities of 2015-2016 including introduction of Bill 86 that threatened the minority language education rights of our community. It also takes stock of effectors to work with the provincial and federal governments to ensure the vitality of our community of communities.
The 2014-2015 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network relates the activities of the organization including the first year of the Young Quebecers Leading the Way project, the ongoing Strategic Priorities Forum, and the visibility boost the organization received in leading the opposition to Bill 10, Quebec’s health care reform that threatened the future of the community’s health and social service institutions.
The 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network discusses the projects of the QCGN including the ground-breaking Building Research Capacity related to Quebec’s English-speaking Seniors participatory action research project. On the political front the year included battles against Bill 14, which sought to reinforce the Charter of the French Language, and Bill 60 a.k.a. The Charter of Values, which proposed to put limits on the individual rights and freedoms of Quebecers. It also reports on the fifth anniversary of the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award.
With testimonials from two dozen members and stakeholders, the 2012-2013 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network relates a number of initiatives including the production of the Community Development Plan entitled 2012-2017 Community Priorities and Strategies and the adoption of a new Membership Recruitment and Retention Policy. It also reported back on the creation of a trailblazing three-year seniors research project, as well as youth initiatives including the Notre Home school tour and Vote it Up, which encouraged youth to become civically engaged and get out and vote.
The 2011-2012 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network reports back to members and stakeholders on the Strategic Priorities Forum and reports on the Declaration from the Community Priority Setting Conference in March 2012 which sets out six overarching priorities of Quebec’s English-speaking community. It also reports on other initiatives including the Institutional Vitality Research Project and ongoing efforts to establish a provincial advocacy network for English-speaking seniors.
The 2010-2011 Annual Report of the Quebec Community Groups Network reports back to members and stakeholders on the Senate’s study on English-speaking Quebec; proposed legislation to modify the Charter of the French Language (Bill 14); and the final year of the Greater Montreal Community Development Initiative (GMCDI).
The 2009-2010 Annual Report of the QCGN discusses the 15th anniversary year of the organization which has grow in size and reputation. It reports back on the new strategic plan that sets a new vision for English-speaking Quebec and an ambitious mission for the Network as well as the creation of the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award.