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March 2021

Invitation: Language Rights and the English-speaking Community of Quebec

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom

As part of the Quebec Community Groups Network’s effort to better inform our community about its language rights, we are hosting a series of webinars. This first in the series Language Rights and the English-speaking Community of Quebec, will take place this Thursday, March 11 at 5 p.m. Lawyer Marion Sandilands will give a short history of language rights in Canada. Sandilands, who practices civil litigation, constitutional and administrative law at Conway Baxter Wilson LLP, has appeared before the Supreme…

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Youth for Youth – Y4Y Quebec: Priority-Setting Summit Project (PSSP)

March 20 - March 21

Y4Y Québec is holding a summit that aims to provide Quebec’s English-speaking youth with a platform to articulate their needs. The Priority-Setting Summit Project summit will include leadership workshops from YES Montreal and the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM), as well as keynote addresses from former NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Christopher Skeete, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Click here for the full agenda and registration.

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Film Screening: The Struggle Always March 21 at 3 p.m. The Black Coalition of Quebec in collaboration with the Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi of Côte-Des-Neiges, Mont-Royal and Outremont present on  the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, is hosting a screening of the documentary film The Struggle Always directed by Olivier Lassu. The film, with participation of QCGN Board member, Dr. Clarence Bayne; Judge Juanita Westmoreland; Dan Philip, president of the Black Coalition of Quebec and others; documents 50 years of…

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From Vulnerability to Vitality: Research on Quebec’s English-speaking Black Communities

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Monday, March 22 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. As part of its From Vulnerability to Vitality series, the Black Community Resource Centre (BCRC) and the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) are teaming up with the Institute for Community Entrepreneurship and Development (ICEC) for an online conference presenting research on Quebec<s English-speaking Black communities. Presenters include Tya Collins, PhD candidate, Université de Montréal; David Firang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Trent University; Raeanne Francis, Managing Director, Black Community Resource Centre; Phillip Howard,…

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The Official Languages Act and Quebec’s English-speaking Community

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Date: Thursday March 25 Time: 5 to 6 p.m. As part of the Quebec Community Groups Network’s effort to better inform our community about its language rights, we are hosting a series of webinars. This second in the series The Official Languages Act and Quebec’s English-speaking Community will feature journalist, author and lecturer Graham Fraser, the former Commission of Official Languages. Canada’s longest service Commission of Official Languages, Graham Fraser intervened in many judicial cases in Canada in order to defend…

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Meet Quebec’s Black Changemakers – DestaBx- Black Experience

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CBC Quebec and DESTA for the 2nd edition of DestaBx- Black Experience, a series that brings members of the Black Community together to share their stories. Date: March 27 Time: 6:30 p.m. Where: live-streamed on Facebook This Changemakers Edition will highlight inspirational Black individuals making a positive difference in Quebec. Each panelist was selected from our list of Black Changemakers, all of whom were featured on our website during the month of February. Our goal is to continue the discussion about Black empowerment, ownership and…

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Community Forum: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Quebec

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Date: Monday, March 29 Time: 5 to 6:45 p.m. Montreal is home to an increasing number of Black residents, who account for more than one-quarter of Montreal’s racialized population. There is strong evidence that members of Black communities in Montreal, Quebec, and Canada face major inequities as the concerns about anti-Black racism have gained greater attention. Numerous government reports and community recommendations have articulated these inequities. In addition to these generalized and at times normalized equity gaps, recently, concerns about…

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June 2021

Our Place in Quebec and Canada

June 21 - June 22
Online
Free

On the evening of June 21 and the morning of June 22, the QCGN will be holding a policy conference entitled Our Place in Quebec and Canada. In light of the Government of Canada’s proposals to amend the Official Languages Act and Bill 96: An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, the conference aims to bring QCGN members, stakeholders, and English-speaking Quebecers to discuss the rights of Canada’s official language minority communities as well as human…

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September 2021

QCGN Zoom Webinar: How Does Bill 96 Impact Community Organizations?

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Join us on Sept. 2 at noon for a Zoom webinar on Bill 96. Learn about the impacts of Bill 96 and have your questions answered!   Registrations for this event end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1. Register today

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QCGN Bill 96 Hearings

September 9 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 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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