CTV News Montreal at Six for Sunday, November 20, 2022

“It’s not a zero-sum game,” says QCGN President Eva Ludvig about Bill C-13, which the QCGN warns will essentially abandon language rights for Quebec’s English-speaking minority in favour of bolstering […]

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Airlines, rail companies face deadline in Quebec’s ‘francization’ process

The QCGN calls for all mention of the Charter of the French Language to be removed from the federal Bill C-13. Former Senator and QCGN Board Member Joan Fraser says […]

Hanes: Bill C-13 throws Quebec anglos ‘under the bus,’ says QCGN

The QCGN is sounding the alarm on Bill C-13, the federal government’s planned update of the Official Languages Act, which is set to pass before the year’s end. “We feel […]

Robert Libman: Ottawa’s new language law is troubling for Quebec anglos

“Undermining official languages policy by protecting one linguistic minority in Canada and abandoning the linguistic minority in Quebec is shameful,” writes columnist Robert Libman, commenting on Bill C-13. He adds: […]

QCGN Welcomes Senate Report that Calls for Equality of French and English Language Rights

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is pleased that members of the Senate Standing Committee on Official Languages have heard the concerns raised by English-speaking Quebec about the government of […]

APPELLATE COURT HEARS CHALLENGES TO BILL 21

Over the past two weeks the Quebec Court of Appeal heard a series of arguments in defence and in contestation of Quebec’s secularism legislation: An Act respecting the laicity of […]

Bill 21 appeal: English school board says law is ‘affront’ to values of Quebec anglos

English-language school boards must remain exempted from Bill 21, the Quebec Court of Appeal hears. “It is not up to the majority to dictate the definition of the culture of […]

Bill C-13 coming under fire from anglophone communities in Quebec

Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, is receiving harsh criticism from English-speaking community advocacy groups in Quebec, including the QCGN. Groups express fear that the promotion […]

QCGN Urges Parliamentarians to Guarantee Future of English-speaking Quebec as Equal Partner in New Official Languages Act

Leaders of English-speaking Quebec told Parliamentarians in Ottawa this evening that proposed amendments to the Official Languages Act constitute a clear threat to the language rights of English-speaking Quebecers and […]

New minister responsible for English-speaking Quebecers promises openness to listen

Eric Girard speaks with CBC Montreal’s Debra Arbec about his new role as Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Girard says that he plans to meet with the QCGN […]

Who is Quebec’s minister in charge of relations with English speakers?

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard now also holds the role of minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers. “This appointment is a major first step in ensuring the concerns of […]

Analysis: Legault’s cabinet aims to smooth the waters with minorities

Premier François Legault’s new cabinet appears to be smoothing the waters with English-speaking Quebecers, writes the Montreal Gazette’s Philip Authier. The QCGN welcomed the appointment of Finance Minister Eric Girard […]

English-speaking Quebecers Regain Strong Voice at Provincial Cabinet Table

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is delighted that Finance Minister Éric Girard, a powerful voice in Cabinet, has been named Minister Responsible for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Read more

Premier Legault expected to mix veterans and new faces in his second cabinet

Though Premier Legault has said that he will likely retain the role of minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, the QCGN has been calling for the appointment of a […]

Jeune Barreau de Montréal organizes provincewide bilingual legal clinic

Quebecers will have the chance to have a free 15-20 minute consultation with a lawyer during a province-wide bilingual legal clinic organized by the Jeune Barreau de Montréal, along with […]