In a brief to the panel examining the possible application of a new system for school board elections, the Quebec Community Groups Network goes over constitutional rights of English-speaking Quebecers as they pertain to the control and management of minority language school boards.
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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 […]
Produced by the Language Rights Support Program, this flyer/insert for community newspapers discusses the right to education in the language of the minority with interviews with Walter Duszara, Secretary of the QCGN Board; Carol Meindl, Executive Director of the Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations (QFHSA) and David D’Aoust, President of the Quebec English […]
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In this research paper prepared for the Quebec Community Groups Network, Michael N. Bergman and Katarina Daniels explore school board rights through a legislative and judicial history of section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and whether austerity measures proposed by Quebec’s Minister of Education are in violation of the Constitutional protections […]
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In its presentation to the National Assembly committee studying Bill 10: an Act to modify the organization of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies, the Quebec Community Groups Network presented detailed arguments on how the proposed legislation not only threatens the health and social service institutions of Quebec’s […]
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This research report by the Quebec Community Groups Network is the most up-to-date and detailed portrait of English-speaking seniors in Quebec. Funded by the Government of Quebec and supported by the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) at Concordia University, it presents the data collected during a three-year participatory research project where seniors helped define […]
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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 […]
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In a brief to the National Assembly, the QCGN strenuously objected to Bill 60: Charter affirming the values of State secularism and religious neutrality and of equality between women and men, and providing a framework for accommodation requests. The brief rests on the principle that the Government of Quebec does not have the legitimate authority […]
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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 […]
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Approved and adopted on June 15, 2013 during QCGN’s Annual General Meeting, the 2013-2018 Strategic Plan describes the most important issues adressed by the QCGN and how it plan to attain their goals over the period of time it covers.
In a presentation to the general consultation and public hearings on Bill 14: An Act to amend the Charter of the French language, the Charter of human rights and freedoms and other legislative provisions the Quebec Community Groups Network expressed its strong opposition to the proposed legislation. The QCGN said the bill would do little […]
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In a brief to the National Assembly’s Committee on Culture and Education’s General consultation and public hearings on Bill 14: An Act to amend the Charter of the French language, the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and other legislative provisions the QCGN argued that more coercive measures will not promote or protect the French […]
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Following testimony from more than 50 groups and individuals, the Senate Committee recommended that the Government of Canada make a clear commitment to respect Canadians’ language rights on the Internet and in new media and social media, regardless of their status or where they live. The report sheds light on how much both official languages […]
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The 2012-2017 Community Development Plan for Quebec’s English-speaking communities lays out priorities and enabling strategies that were developed by more than 150 community leaders during a Community Priority Setting Conference in 2012. The conference was the culmination of the first phase the Strategic Priorities Forum that included 19 regional and sectoral consultations, five focus groups […]
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This Canadian Institute for Research Linguistic Minorities report by Richard Y. Bourhis and Pierre Foucher deals with the declining demographic vitality of the English speaking communities of Quebec and documents the 50 per cent decline of the English school system suffered since Bill 101. The report highlights the debate surrounding Bill 104 and Bill 103 […]
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