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QCGN/QUESCREN/SIRA Survey of Quebec’s English-speaking Seniors

As part of our three-year, multi-sited research project entitled “Building Research Capacity Related to Quebec’s English-speaking Seniors”, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) in partnership with Quebec’s English-speaking Research Network (QUESCREN) is conducting a survey of English-speaking Quebecers aged 55 and over in order to learn more about their present situation.

You are eligible to fill out this survey if you:

  • Are 55 years of age or older
  • Consider yourself a member of the English speaking community in Quebec, regardless of what language(s) you speak. (In other words, even if English is your second or third language, do you prefer to receive your services – health care, government related information, etc. – in English rather than French?)
  • Reside full time in one of the following eight regions of Quebec: Capitale-Nationale, Estrie, Montreal, Outaouais, Gaspésie-îles-de-la-Madeleine, Laval, Laurentides, Montérégie

If you fit this profile, we invite you to fill out this survey and have your voice heard!Your survey answers will contribute to our collaborative efforts to build knowledge of the perceptions and experiences of English-speaking seniors across the province.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and you may withdraw at any time. Be assured that the anonymity of your response will be protected in any reporting of survey findings. Instructions are provided for each question. Contact information is indicated at the end of the survey if you have further questions.

To fill in the survey, click here.

Optimism on the rise, Quebec anglo told

The Gazette, by Jan Ravensbergen

MONTREAL – Within English-speaking Quebec these days, “the optimists have the upper hand,” Graham Fraser, Canada’s commissioner of official languages, said Friday […] He had departed from his prepared text to make the remarks about Sabia while speaking to a Montreal group linked with Concordia University and l’Université de Moncton. The group of more than 80 was celebrating the launch last October of the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network, a fledgling network to connect academic researchers across the province. Read more…