Tag Archive for: Victor Goldgloom

Trailblazer, bridge-builder, Victor Goldbloom dies at age 92

The doctor, MNA, and former commissioner of Official Languages, Victor Goldbloom, has died of a heart attack.

Goldbloom was born in Montreal in 1923 and followed in his father’s footsteps, becoming a pediatrician in the 1940s.

He worked in New York at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Centre before returning to Canada and joining politics in the 1960s. Read More

Dr. Victor Goldbloom releases his memoirs

Dr. Victor Goldbloom released his memoirs, Building Bridges, at Montreal City Hall on Monday evening. In an interview with Global Montreal, QCGN Director-General Sylvia Martin-Laforge said Dr. Goldbloom’s work is important to every generation. The 91-year-old, who is half the namesake of QCGN’s Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award, insists that even after years of building relationships between various communities, he has no intention of slowing down. Read more…

Vues et Voix – “Expression anglaise” Series: Segment #2

The Quebec Community Groups Network is working with Vues & Voix, formerly la Magnétothèque, on a series of reports on Quebec’s English-speaking community. The idea behind the weekly conversations with our community is to talk about our preoccupations, our successes, and our challenges. Listen to the second segment below with Dr. Victor Goldbloom and Father John Walsh, one of the three winners of the 2012 Goldbloom Awards.