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QCGN launches Access to Justice project for English-speakers with concerns of Bill 96

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), one of the organizations that are part of Quebecers against Bill 96 – Quebec’s French-language law – launched an Access to Justice website, something they say will work to inform English-speaking communities in the province about their rights to access justice, services, and resources.

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Job Posting: Access to Justice in English – Legal and social Policy Researcher (2 openings)

Start Date: as soon as possible
Term: up to March 31, 2023 (approx. 2 years depending on start date)
Salary: $45,000 CAD to $50,000 CAD depending on experience

Founded in 1995, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) gives voice to the Official Language Minority Community (OLMC) of Quebec. It advocates on behalf of this community, promoting its views, positions, and interests, ensuring the respect and evolution of its rights, and contributing to its growth and vitality.

The QCGN believes that the strategic use of information can successfully drive change. It provides the QCGN with a strong comparative advantage, acting as a critical input in shaping how the organization thinks, works, and acts. The strategic and targeted use of information can strengthen the QCGN’ S voice and provide members, stakeholders and partners with new ways to achieve their aspirations, address c issues, and solve problems.

The QCGN considers access to justice in English in Quebec as essential to strengthening community vitality and representation. The Access to Justice in English in Quebec (AJEQ) project is a community-based initiative developed by the QCGN with support from Justice Canada.

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Job Posting : Director, Access to Justice in English

Status: Full-Time
Reports to:  Director General
Language Requirement:  English, fluent written and spoken; French, full professional proficiency.
Direct reports: Project Manager, Access to Justice in English


Job Summary

The Director, Access to Justice in English, reports to the Director General, and under her direction, provides support to the Board of Directors and its Committees, other members of staff, QCGN projects, and external stakeholders. The Director, Access to Justice in English, monitors developments and legal issues which have or may have an impact on the English-speaking community of Quebec and works with their colleagues to protect, advance, and promulgate language rights.

The Director, Access to Justice in English will also act as the principle staff contact with Justice Canada and Quebec’s Ministry of Justice, performing government relations functions related to these institutions.

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