Tag Archive for: Quebec Community Groups Network

Do You Think the French Language is Well-Protected in Quebec?

A Leger poll done for the Association for Canadian Studies and the Quebec Community Groups Network shows nearly 9 in 10 anglophones believe the French language is well protected in Quebec. Among francophones, only 4 in 10 believe that.

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CIBL show discusses challenges of minority language Canadian seniors

Radio CIBL’s Sunday show dedicated to senior’s rights, Des ainés et des droits, shined some light on the issue of Canadian seniors living in minority language situations – that is Francophones outside Quebec and Anglophones in Quebec on Sunday February 16. Among those interviewed were Sylvia Martin-Laforge, Director General of the Quebec Community Groups Network, and Debbie Horrocks whose father, a veteran of the Second World War, has had a hard time gaining access to long term care services in English. The segment on English-speaking Quebec seniors by reporter Alain Martineau begin 46 minutes into the show.