Tag Archive for: Eva Ludvig

QCGN WANTS A MINISTER FOR ANGLOS AS A FRESH START FOR THE NEW GOVERNMENT

The results over the past four years under a Coalition Avenir Québec government demonstrate that the English-speaking community needs a voice at the cabinet table with time to listen to the community’s concerns, and to act on them. Eva Ludvig of the QCGN underscores both the situation and the solution during a 10-minute interview with Aaron Rand on CJAD.

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Quel avenir pour le Parti conservateur?

The future of the Quebec Conservative Party and party leader Éric Duhaime remains uncertain following Monday’s provincial election, in which the party won no seats in the National Assembly. “Mr. Duhaime was one of the few leaders who decided to speak to our community,” says QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig, referring to Duhaime’s appearance at one of the QCGN’s virtual “Meet the Leaders” Town Halls.

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Financial Post

Legault romps in Quebec, setting up a clash with business over immigration: What you need to know

“It has been a difficult four years for the English-speaking community,” says QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig: “And going into the election, there were a lot of concerns and anxiety.” However, Ludvig adds that the few words of English spoken by Premier François Legault in his victory speech may represent a turning point in the Coalition Avenir Québec government’s relationship with Anglophones.

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Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel

QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig speaks about the results of the 2022 Quebec election with Shawn Apel on CBC Radio Noon. “I’m very, very disappointed to see how our society is divided along language lines. That was very clear in the vote,” says Ludvig.

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Official languages bill reveals ‘shift in the sands’ on Liberals’ approach to modernizing the act, say C-13 critics

“We’ve gone from a symmetric approach to one that is now skewed towards the promoting of French,” says QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act. The QCGN has been adamant that the proposed federal language legislation would be detrimental to the vitality of English-language minority communities in Quebec.

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Opinion: It’s vital that English-speaking Quebecers’ voices be heard

The Oct. 3 election matters for English-speaking Quebecers, writes QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig in an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette: “We urge them to get out and vote for the candidates who will stand up for our community in the National Assembly.”

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Anglo community reacts to leaders’ language debate

QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig says that Quebec’s political leaders missed the mark when it came to discussing Bill 96 at the Leaders’ debate last Thursday. “All the various ways that this community is impacted by the law was not discussed at all,” she says.

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CPAC

Sur la route des élections provinciales au Québec 2022

QCGN interim President Eva Ludvig remarks that years of linguistic peace have been put into question by Bill 96. “We thought this battle was behind us,” she says, pointing out that English-speaking Quebecers have accepted to live with Bill 101: “Now all of that is up in the air and we are worried.”

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Montreal Gazette’s Monday print newspaper edition to end as Postmedia announces changes

Eva Ludvig, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network, expresses disappointment as Postmedia, owner of the Montreal Gazette and eight other daily newspapers across Canada, pulls the plug on Monday print editions. “It doesn’t look good for the future and that is unfortunate for those of us who are into our news,” she says. Seniors who are not internet-savvy and still depend on a printed paper will miss out, she notes, because many depend on it for their information.

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Les anglophones, inquiets et indécis

After “20 or 30 years” of “linguistic peace,” many in Quebec’s English-speaking community are worried about the future, says QCGN interim president Eva Ludvig. Data from surveys on the QCGN’s website indicate that many fear that the concerns of the English-speaking community are not being taken into account by the provincial government.

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