QCGN Statement on Bloc Québécois report on federal funding for Quebec’s English-speaking minority

Montreal – November 27, 2023 – The Quebec Community Groups Network takes issue with a report released this morning by Bloc Québécois MP Mario Beaulieu in which he condemns legitimate federal support for the vitality of our minority-language community as nothing more than support for the anglicization of Quebec.

It is a false equivalency. Support for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs) across the country exists to support the vitality of these communities – both French and English.

We have not had the chance to study Beaulieu’s report in detail and may have more to say once we have done that. But his fundamental concept – that support for Quebec’s English-speaking minority community is tantamount to support for anglicization, is flat out wrong.

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