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QAHN Letter to Anglican Diocese of Montreal, RE: Fulford House, Montreal
--March 19, 2021. The Right-Reverend Mary Irwin-Gibson, Bishop of Montreal & President of the Board of Directors of the Fulford Residence. Anglican Diocese of Montreal, 1444 Union Ave., Montreal, QC H3A 2B8 RE: The Fulford Residence Dear Bishop Mary,
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PRESS RELEASE FROM QAHN: "Two Official Language Minorities in Canada, Not Just One"
Two Official Language Minorities in Canada, Not Just One Sherbrooke, Quebec. February 8, 2021 Canada’s Official Languages Act was established upon the principle that this country has two official languages, English and French, and that official language minority communities in Quebec (English-speaking Canadians) and elsewhere in Canada (French-speaking Canadians) must be treated equally -- at least in terms of federal language policy and delivery of services and support.
2021 QAHN Survey! Help us to better serve you!
--January 12, 2021. 2021 QAHN SURVEY The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) is always working to better serve the heritage community. We've developed this quick survey to find out what programs and services are of greatest interest, and to help us better fulfill our mandate. Please take a few moments to answer the following 10-question survey.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! 2021 Marion Phelps & Richard Evans awards
--January 12, 2021. Marion Phelps & Richard Evans awards Presented annually by QAHN in recognition of outstanding contributions by individuals and organizations to preserving and promoting the heritage and history of Quebec’s English-speaking communities.
Now available! Episode 6 of new QAHN Doc Series "The Scandal Makers"
--March 17, 2021. The first 6 episodes in a new series of mini-documentaries from QAHN, called "The Scandal Makers," are now available on Youtube. The series, which features Heather Darch as narrator, takes viewers to some of Missisquoi County's oldest and most obscure rural cemeteries in an exploration of the seamier side of the region's distant past... Click here for the first installment in this series: Episode 1: "The Hedge-creeper" Click here for Episode 2: "The Cogniacers, Part 1":
QAHN Policy on "Identity" in English-speaking Quebec
--December 7, 2020. The following policy resolution was adopted unanimously at QAHN's 2020 Annual General Meeting, held by Zoom on November 14: Whereas Quebec’s English-speaking communities have deep roots in the province stretching back several hundred years; Whereas Quebec’s deeply rooted English-speaking communities have always represented a diversity of mother tongues and cultures;
Montreal Irish Monument Park Foundation receives 2020 Richard Evans Award at QAHN AGM
--November 17, 2020. Over 50 delegates and members attended QAHN's 2020 AGM on Zoom. The Montreal Irish Monument Park Foundation was awarded the 2020 Richard Evans Award. An in-person presentation will take place at the Black Rock in Montreal at a later date.
2020 Marion Phelps Award Goes to Mary Ducharme of the Hemmingford Archives
--Sherbrooke, Quebec, October 5, 2020.