Quebec’s proposed health reform would complicate access for English speakers: petition

Concerns grow that Quebec’s sprawling new proposed health-care reform under Bill 15 will leave English speakers in the dust, jeopardizing access programs that guarantee adequate health and social services in English. CTV News reports on a petition (linked below) bringing forward fears that those living in regions without many English speakers would slip through the cracks. “Access programs were created … so the (English-speaking) community works together with the government to develop programs as to how to make sure any local institutions that serve English speakers are able to provide usefulness,” explains Eva Ludvig, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network.

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