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Quebec Community Groups Network Congratulates Parties for Federal Election

Montreal, September 21, 2021 – Canadians have voted, and the results from the 44th federal election
are in! The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) wishes to thank all candidates, political parties,
and volunteers for the work they put into the election, and those who took the time to vote.

“We extend our congratulations to the Liberal Party of Canada, which will form the next minority
government, and look forward to continuing its work with all Parliamentarians to enhance the vitality of
Canada’s English linguistic minority communities and protect and promote the core national value of
linguistic duality,” said QCGN President Marlene Jennings.

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QCGN Calls on Federal Parties and Candidates to Support the Language Rights of English-speaking Quebecers

MONTREAL, August 16, 2021 – With Canadians scheduled to go to the polls September 20, the Quebec Community Groups Network calls on all federal parties and candidates to commit to support the language rights of English-speaking Quebecers.

“We are opposed to the Government of Quebec’s pre-emptive use of the notwithstanding clause to suspend the fundamental freedoms, legal, and equality rights of its citizens under Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec,” commented QCGN President Marlene Jennings. “The Government of Quebec is proposing to create what we are calling a Charter-free zone that would make the National Assembly – not the courts – the arbiter of the balance between collective and individual rights and freedoms.”

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