Tag Archive for: Minority communities

Human Rights and Freedoms Are Not to be Taken for Granted

The Quebec Community Groups Network is sickened by the heinous murder of five Muslims Sunday in London, Ontario. The fear and hatred that fueled this senseless act of Islamophobia has no place in Canadian society. Every Canadian has a sacred and inherent freedom of conscience and religion. No person, no group, and no government can take this freedom away. Some will try; none will succeed. As a nation, Canada has sacrificed dearly in the fight to preserve this freedom. And the fight continues.

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Waiting for nomination of Canada’s next commissioner of official languages

“Qui succèdera à Graham Fraser à la tête du Commissariat aux langues officielles (CLO) du Canada? Quasiment trois mois jour pour jour après avoir relancé le processus à la suite de la nomination avortée de Madeleine Meilleur, le gouvernement n’a toujours pas annoncé le nom d’un nouveau commissaire aux langues officielles.”

Trudeau’s government are saying that the selection process to find Canada’s next official languages commissioner is going well, which raises doubts among Official Languages critics Alupa Clarke and François Choquette.

The latter also asked for the Prime Minister to meet with official language minority communities and the designated groups that represent them, FCFA and the QCGN, to talk about the selection process.

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