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Language Rights Support Program and partners including the QCGN produce newsletter on Education Rights

The Language Rights Support Program (LRSP) recently worked with the Quebec Community Groups Network and other educational partners including the Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations (QFHSA) and the Quebec English School Board Association (QESBA) the right to produce a newsletter on the right to education in English in Quebec. The mandate of the LRSP is the clarification and advancement of constitutional language rights in Canada and as such it has a significant role in educating the public about their rights.

Click here to read the Newsletter.

LRSP unveils new website

The Language Rights Support Program (LRSP) launched its new website this week. Language and constitutional rights are complex. The new website aims to clarify legal information and make the  funding application process easier to follow and understand.

We encourage you to browse through their new website to find out more about your linguistic rights!

http://www.padl-lrsp.uottawa.ca

Two Quebecers to sit on panel for language rights support program

The Gaspe Spec

The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased to announce that two representatives of Quebec minority English-language community have been named by the Honourable James moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, to serve on the Panel of Experts of the Language Rights Support Program (LRSP).

Montreal attorney Richard McConomy and Gaspé health-care advocate Brad McDonald were both named to the panel that will administer the LRSP which replaces the Courta Challenges Program. Read more…