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September 2021

QCGN Bill 96 Hearings

September 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - September 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Zoom

Join us on September 9, 13, 14, and 15 for our hearings on Quebec's Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Quebec. The hearings will take place at 10 a.m., and will be in Zoom Webinar format. Click here to register

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Seniors Action Quebec Webinar: The Rights of Mature Workers

September 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Seniors Action Quebec is excited to announce that they will be hosting a new webinar called: The Rights of Mature Workers. The Webinar takes place Tuesday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The presentation will revolve around the following themes: How do mature workers feel about their prospects What are the benefits of hiring mature workers Why should employers hire mature workers What difficulties do mature workers face throughout Quebec Challenges mature workers face with ageism To register,…

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October 2021

Lunch & Learn: The Linguistic Duality Debate through an Historical Lens

October 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This virtual event, hosted by the Quebec English-speaking Communities Research Network, will explore the debate around federal bilingualism in Canada from a historical perspective (2019, 1969 and 1929). Robert J. Talbot, Manager of Research, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, will be presenting. Register here

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November 2021

QCGN Community Roundtables

November 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

November 2 will be the first of three roundtable sessions emphasizing capacity building and skill development, as well as networking opportunities and collaborative work. Through these sessions, participants will build a shared Community Development Plan for English-speaking Quebec while furthering their own learning. Participants can choose to sit on one of four roundtables, each one based on one of the four development areas: funding, development, representation and organizational and network health. Skill development workshops will include: Theory of Change, Evaluation…

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Education and Vitality Forum

November 3, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - November 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

The biennial Education and Vitality Forum will be held virtually Nov. 3-5. Sessions will be held each day between 12:30 and 4 p.m.  The free online event will bring together researchers, practitioners, community stakeholders and policy makers to share and discuss best practices and initiatives that support our diverse communities. Participants will have the opportunity to: Identify strategies for an inclusive and quality English-language educational offer; Present findings on the impact of the global health pandemic on education; and Share experiences of current educational challenges. Click here…

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Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations’ 2021 Fall Conference: Advocating for Education

November 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am - November 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Zoom

The Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations is hosting a free Zoom event: Advocating for Education. Learn how to protect yourselves online, understand interpersonal conflict styles, help your children catch up this school year, and discover vocational education options! Dates & times: Monday, November 8, @7 p.m. Thursday, November 11, @7 p.m. Wednesday, November 17, @7 p.m. Thursday, November 18, @7 p.m. Open to all! Register for as many workshops as you wish. There is also have a fabulous…

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QUESCREN Lunch & Learn: A Gesture of Hospitality for Asylum Seekers

November 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

The Quebec English-speaking Communities Research Network is hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn: A Gesture of Hospitality for Asylum Seekers. This presentation by professor Chedly Belkhodja and graduate student Cassandre Gratton focuses on research on the mobilization of a collective created by citizens, Bridges not Borders (B&B), which has been working to defend the asylum seekers who cross the Canada-U.S. border “irregularly” since 2017. The case of B&B contributes to the literature on borders by bringing a perspective interested in…

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Blue Metropolis events at the Salon du livre de Montréal

November 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Blue Metropolis presents its fall lineup as part of the Salon du livre de Montréal. It’s a stunning spotlight on a variety of voices and discoveries, and with spaces marked by deep reflections. These four Blue Metropolis events at the Salon du livre de Montréal will reveal, once again, that the world of literature stretches far beyond that of entertainment. Thursday, November 25, at 5 pm: DANTE, LA LANGUE ET MOI Participants : Gonçalo M. Tavares (Portugal), Marta Morazzoni (Italie)…

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December 2021

Seniors Action Quebec Webinar: Travel Insurance Coverage Especially During a Pandemic

December 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Seniors Action Quebec (SAQ) is hosting a webinar: Travel Insurance Coverage Especially During a Pandemic, which will take place on Tuesday December 7 2021 at 10:00am- noon. Presented with the Snowbird Advisor & Snowbird Advisor Insurance, this webinar will provide information on the changes that have been made to travel insurance coverage since the beginning of the pandemic and will focus on sharing tips and relevant information for seniors who are thinking of travelling. The presentation will revolve around the…

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Celebrating 40 years of the ESCC

December 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom

During the past 40 years, the ESCC has represented and advocated for the English-speaking Catholic community of Quebec. Join us as we raise a glass to 40 years of public service! On the evening of December 15th, past Presidents of the ESCC, including Martin Murphy and Paul Donovan, will share their memories of the important events and activities of their time with the Council. This will be an online event and registration is required. Please click here to register. Please do…

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