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Please sign QCGN’s petition against Bill 10

Please sign QCGN’s petition against Bill 10

Bill 10: Richard Walling stands up for community governance

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Richard Walling's life began at Jeffery Hale Hospital.

"I was born in the Jeff, and I like to think they never let me leave," Walling says with a smile. "Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's has been a part of my life for all my life," he says.

Bill 10: Barrette reassures English-speaking community groups

Minister of Health Gaétan Barrette promised to protect the availability of English-language health services in Quebec City at parliamentary hearings on Thursday, October 27, about a bill that has left many Anglophones skeptical.

Bill 10 aims to consolidate the province's health-care bureaucracy.

Bill 10: Parliamentary committee hears from local Anglophone groups

Photo: Ruby Pratka

Groups representing the Quebec Anglophone community outside Montreal were able to state their concerns about the proposed health-care legislation at hearings in the National Assembly on Thursday, October 23.

Citizens’ concerns – Bill 10: Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid’s board member speaks out

For Roger Lemire, the Liberal government's planned reforms to health care won't change his ability to receive service in his language. Lemire, like more than 90 per cent of Quebec City residents, is a native French speaker.

However, he is a longtime Jeffery Hale-Saint Brigid's board member and a self-described Anglophile. "Two of my children went to St.

VEQ concerned over impact of health system's reorganization on Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's

VEQ Press release


Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) has joined a growing number of voices, among them the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), expressing strong reservations about Health Minister Gaétan Barrette's Bill 10, tabled on September 25, which aims to modify the organization and governance of Quebec's health and social-services network.

VEQ forum on integrating English-speaking newcomers

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On September 22 at City Hall, the Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) participated in a forum co-organized by the Ville de Québec and VEQ; the subject was the integration of English-speaking newcomers. Employers and immigrants shared their experiences.

The Commissioner of Official Languages, Graham Fraser, spoke about integration as a tool for Quebec City's economic prosperity.

English-speaking community very concerned about Barrette reform bill

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and its community stakeholders are concerned about a massive reorganization of the health-care sector. We are apprehensive about the impact these profound changes will have on our community's capacity to remain involved in institutions that are essential to our vitality and identity.

Health Minister Dr.

Making history together: 250 years of chronicling our community

Photo: QCT special edition

In this so-called digital age, publishing 250 years of English-language news in a predominantly French-speaking city is a significant collective achievement.

• Since 1925, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has been the only English-language newspaper published in the predominantly French-speaking Quebec City region.

Follow the traffic detour signs to access the Jeffery Hale over the next several weeks

Major road work on Chemin Sainte-Foy starting June 9

Starting Monday, June 9th, the City of Quebec will undertake major road work on chemin Sainte-Foy until the beginning of October.
During the first 10 weeks, only one lane going west will be open.  During the latter five weeks, there will be one lane open in each direction.
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