QCGN Welcomes Wider Distribution of COVID-19 Self-care Guide to English-speaking Quebecers

MONTREAL, April 21, 2020 – Following strong advocacy efforts by the Quebec Community Groups Network and others, the Government of Quebec has taken measures to deliver its COVID-19 Self-care Guide to the majority of English-speaking Quebecers.  

The Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Christopher Skeete, told CJAD’s Aaron Rand yesterday afternoon that the government will mail out an English-language version of the COVID-19 guide to than 800,000 Quebecers who file their tax returns with Revenue Quebec in English. Other measures include inserts in the Montreal Gazette, the Sherbrooke Record and suburban newspapers; newspaper ads explaining how to obtain the English guide on the Quebec.ca website; and the distribution of ‘duo-lingual’ guides to native communities and COVID-19 evaluation clinics.  

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