Tag Archive for: QCGN Webinar

QCGN Webinar: Bill 15

More than 150 concerned Quebecers attended a Quebec Community Groups Network webinar on Wednesday, November 9 on the anticipated impact of Bill 15, An Act to make the health and social services system more effective.

Moderated by former reporter Elysia Bryan-Baynes, webinar speakers were Quebec Liberal Health Critic André Fortin; health care advocate Eric Maldoff; Montreal Gazette health reporter Aaron Derfel; and Jeff Shamie, President and CEO of the Cedars Cancer Foundation.

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QCGN Webinar: The Impact of Bill 96 on Student Success

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), in collaboration with the English Parents’ Committee Association (EPCA), Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA), and Quebec Federation of Home & School Associations (QFHSA), is hosting a webinar on the impact of Bill 96 on student success. Education has been at the forefront of ongoing discussions in Bill 96’s clause-by-clause review, and questions remain about the impact of a freeze on enrolment and additional obligatory courses in French on student success.

We will hear from: Christian Corno, Director General of Marianopolis College; Alexandrah Cardona, President of the Dawson Student Union; Katherine Korakakis, President of the English Parents’ Committee Association; Cindy Finn, Director General of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 12, 5-6 p.m.

Event will be held on zoom. A secure link will be shared prior to the event.

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“Too much stick, not enough carrot”: Panelists express concerns about Bill 96

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) explored Bill 96 from all angles at a webinar on the evening of Jan. 20.

The wide-ranging, controversial legislation was first tabled in May 2021. Although it technically died on the order paper when Premier François Legault prorogued the National Assembly in October, the government has asserted its intention to pass it this year.

At the Jan. 20 panel, former senator Joan Fraser, former senator and journalist André Pratte, and independent journalist Christopher Curtis of The Rover, shared their reflections on the proposed legislation.

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QCGN Language Rights Webinar: André Pratte & Christopher Curtis

As opposition and concern grows over Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, the QCGN continues its series of webinars helping Quebecers understand the implications of language legislation. In this webinar, former senator and journalist André Pratte and independent journalist Christopher Curtis will review the Bill’s progress through the public square and provide their insights on some the legislation’s more controversial elements. Former senator and journalist Joan Fraser hosts.

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QCGN Webinar: How does Bill 96 Impact Community Organizations

Join us on Sept. 2 at noon for a webinar on Bill 96. Learn about the impacts of Bill 96 and have your questions answered!  

Register today by following this link –  https://forms.gle/uDYG6EbwcGbU4Qnx5  

Registrations close September 1 at 5pm. For further information or questions, please email events@qcgn.ca