Contributing Partners

CKOL partners are groups and stakeholders working with English-speaking communities in Quebec. They signed agreements with QUESCREN to make their material available on CKOL. Click here for copyright and use information. The partners are:

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Alliance Quebec (AQ)

Founded:
1982; dissolved 2005

Constituents:
English-speaking member organizations and individuals in the province of Quebec

Website:
Defunct

Activities:  
Serve as a province-wide umbrella group of community organizations; represent English-speaking community's interests to the various levels of government; promote human rights and linguistic minority rights

Former Name:
Formed through the merger of the Positive Action Committee and the Council for Quebec Minorities

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Logo of Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ)

Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ)

Founded:
1987

Constituents:
English-language publishers in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://aelaq.org

Activities:
Promoting publishing and publishers; conducting professional development seminars; advocacy; marketing initiatives (e.g., book fairs).

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Black Academic Scholarship Fund (BASF)

Black Academic Scholarship Fund (BASF)

Founded:
1991

Constituents:
Black students in the province of Quebec pursuing a course of studies

Website:
https://basfund.ca

Activities:
Annual fundraising activities (e.g., golf tournament and award luncheons for scholarships); networking to identify internships; supporting career-counseling services; sponsoring youth programs within creditable organizations

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Black Community Resource Centre (BCRC)

Black Community Resource Centre (BCRC)

Founded:
1995

Constituents:
English-speaking Black population of Montreal

Website:
https://bcrcmontreal.com

Activities:
Developing historical and cultural programming; community networking; youth employment support

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Centre for Access to Services in English (CASE)

Centre for Access to Services in English (CASE)

Foundation:
2017

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions of Québec

Website:
https://www.casemcq.com/home

Activities:
Community events / activities; Community Health Education Program (CHEP); literacy programs; scholarships in the public health and social services fields; the MCQ Social Exchange for seniors; podcast about life in the Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions.

Former name:
none

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Logo of Centre for Literacy (CFL)

Centre for Literacy (CFL)

Founded:
1991; dissolved 2015

Constituents:
Educational institutions; policymakers; organizations providing educational services; organizations providing employment services, working with youth or with marginalized populations; cultural organizations; hospitals and health care centres; general public.

Website:
http://www.centreforliteracy.qc.ca/

Activities:
Learning events on topics connected to the field of adult literacy and essential skills, including the annual Summer and Fall Institutes; workshops, lectures, symposia around the training and information needs of community partners; action research projects, publications, and library services.

Former / Alternate Name:
Centre for Literacy, Montreal; The Centre for Literacy of Quebec

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Coasters Association

Founded:
1988

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Lower North Shore region in the province of Quebec

Website:
http://www.coastersassociation.com

Activities:
Supporting regional fisheries and forestry; health advocacy; seniors programs (education, health); community-focused research; drug and alcohol prevention; literacy; camps; justice issues; disability advocacy; school retention

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Committee for Anglophone Social Action (CASA)

Committee for Anglophone Social Action (CASA)

Founded:
1975

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Gaspé coast in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://casa-gaspe.com

Activities:
Promoting literacy; parenting support; arts and cultural programs; infant and child activities; employment and school perseverance programs; seniors' wellness programs; health prevention and promotion; legal information; health videoconferences

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation (CEDEC)

Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation (CEDEC)

Founded:
1999

Constituents:
Public, private, and civil society organizations

Website:
https://cedec.ca/

Activities:
Convene, broker, facilitate, and coordinate multisector (PPCS) collaborations and partnerships; identify and assess community assets, advantages, and opportunities for economic development; conduct community-relevant economic research and analysis; facilitate results tracking and measurement.

Former / Alternate Name:
Community Table of the National Human Resources Development Committee for the English Linguistic Minority

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Logo of Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN)

Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN)

Founded:
2000

Constituents:
English-language health and social service sector organizations, foundations, etc. in the province of Québec

Website:
https://chssn.org

Activities:
Developing projects and partnerships that link community and public partners; strengthening networks at the local, regional and provincial levels on health determinants; working to influence public policy and develop services; publishing newsletters on health and outcomes research; supporting member organizations for primary health care, community development, and population health

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Côte-des-Neiges Black Community Association, Inc. (CDNBCA)

Côte-des-Neiges Black Community Association, Inc. (CDNBCA)

Founded:
1972

Constituents:
English-speaking Black population in the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood, Montreal

Website:
http://cdnbca.org 

Activities:
Parents' workshops and skills training; after school tutoring and community education; sports; youth leadership and day camps; seniors’ activities; music training; supporting the African-Canadian Development and Prevention Network

Former Name:
The Côte-des-Neiges Project

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Logo of Council for Anglophone Magdalen Islanders (CAMI)

Council for Anglophone Magdalen Islanders (CAMI)

Founded:
1987

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Magdalen Islands in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://micami.ca

Activities:
Building community engagement, solidarity, and identity; overseeing museums and tourism programs; developing health and social services; promoting economic development

Former Name:
none

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Logo of English Language Arts Network (ELAN)

English Language Arts Network (ELAN)

Founded:
2004

Constituents:
English-speaking arts practitioners and groups in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.quebec-elan.org

Activities:
Showcasing artists through awards and promotion; sustaining arts programs and education; arts promotion; liaising with French artists; conducting workshops; advocacy

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Jamaica Association of Montreal Inc. (JAM)

Jamaica Association of Montreal Inc. (JAM)

Founded:
1962

Constituents:
Jamaican population in Montreal and, by extension, Blacks within Montreal and the province of Quebec

Website:
http://jam-montreal.com

Activities:
Tutoring; young mothers programming; annual Jamaica Day celebrations; providing meals and food bank; newsletter; arts and crafts youth workshops

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s (JHSB) / Jeffery Hale Community Partners (JHCP)

Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s (JHSB) / Jeffery Hale Community Partners (JHCP)

Founded:
1856 (Saint Bridget’s Asylum / Home); 1865 (Jeffery Hale’s Hospital); 1991 (Holland Centre / WE!); 1991 (HRDP / JHCP)

Constituents:
All residents in the Quebec City region, with a particular focus on the English-speaking population

Website:
http://www.jhsb.ca/en

Activities:
Health and Social Services

Former / Alternate Names:
Saint Bridget's Asylum, Saint Brigid's Home, Jeffery Hale’s Hospital, Holland Centre, Wellness Centre at Jeffery Hale (WE!), Holland Resources Development Corporation (HRDP), JH Partners

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Logo of Leading English Education and Resource Network (LEARN)

Leading English Education and Resource Network (LEARN)

Founded:
2005

Constituents:
English-language educational sector (educators, students, parents, Community Learning Centres) in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.learnquebec.ca/home

Activities:
Promoting English education; online tutoring; creating teacher and student resources; parenting workshops; mental health and exercise; teacher training; support and development of Quebec’s Community Learning Centres

Former Name:
Founded through the merger of merger of three organizations in July 2005

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Logo of Literacy Quebec (LQ)

Literacy Quebec (LQ)

Founded:
1980

Constituents:
Community-based literacy organizations serving the English-speaking community in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.literacyquebec.org

Activities:
Providing professional development opportunities for literacy practitioners; advocating for literacy; networking with literacy-related groups; raising awareness of the importance of literacy in Quebec; partnering with government agencies

Former Name:
Laubach Literacy of Canada-Quebec, Literacy Volunteers of Quebec

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Logo of McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL)

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL)

Founded:
1989

Constituents:
People who want to continue learning for the joy of it, and who wish to share their knowledge, ideas, experience, and interests with others

Website:
https://www.mcgill.ca/mcll/

Activities:
Study groups, lectures, workshops, outings, and social activities

Former Names:
The McGill Institute for Learning in Retirement (MILR)

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Logo of Montérégie West Community Network (MWCN)

Montérégie West Community Network (MWCN)

Founded:
1999

Constituents:
English-speaking population of Montérégie West region in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://mwcn.ca/

Activities:
Promoting improved access to health and social services; exercise programs; inter-generational support; community building through excursions, forums and social events; offering life-long learning courses; emphasizing volunteer support, recruitment and recognition

Former Names:
Chateauguay Focus Group; Chateauguay English Community Network (CECN)

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Logo of Neighbours Regional Association of Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Neighbours Regional Association of Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Founded:
2004

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec

Website:
https://neighboursat.ca/

Activities:
French-language training; educational activities; cultural and heritage events; youth retention; health programs and promotion; senior activities; youth camp; health access; advocacy

Former Name:
Neighbours Regional Association of Rouyn-Noranda

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Logo of Qu’anglo Communications & Consulting

Qu’anglo Communications & Consulting

Founded:
2004

Constituents:
Private company with clients including English-speaking community groups and stakeholders in the province of Quebec, particularly agriculture and rural communities

Website:
https://www.quanglo.ca

Activities:
Web design and marketing; event planning; translation services; communications; strategic and business planning

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)

Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)

Founded:
1995

Constituents:
English-speaking member organizations, individuals, community groups, institutions and leaders in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://qcgn.ca/

Activities:  
Providing opportunities for networking, dialogue and collaboration among its constituents; offering evidence-based expertise and producing studies and briefs; local projects; advocating for community vitality initiatives

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN)

Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN)

Founded:
2008

Constituents:
People seeking information on English-speaking Quebec; members of QUESCREN’s networks (Inter-Level Educational Table, researcher-members, etc.)

Website:
https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/scpa/quescren.html

Activities:
Mobilizing knowledge; researching and publishing; networking the English-language education sector and a researcher-member group; managing multi-partner community-based research and development projects; training students

Former Names:
none

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Logo of Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations, Inc. (QFHSA)

Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations, Inc. (QFHSA)

Founded:
1944

Constituents:
English-language kindergarten to secondary 5 educational sector in the province of Quebec

Website:
http://www.qfhsa.org/

Activities:
Literacy activities; education activities; conducting leadership workshops; parenting skills workshops

Former Names:
[merger of] Québec Provincial Council of Home and Schools and Greater Montréal Federation of Home and School Associations; Quebec Federation of Protestant Home and School Associations

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Logo of Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF)

Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF)

Founded:
1998

Constituents:
English-language writers in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://qwf.org

Activities:
Promoting writers; hosting writing residencies and workshops; providing mentorships and scholarships; hosting annual gala, book fairs, literary dinners and teas; managing writer directory

Former Name:
Federation of English Language Writers of Québec

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Logo of Regional Association of West Quebecers (RAWQ)

Regional Association of West Quebecers (RAWQ)

Founded:
1981

Constituents:
English-speaking population in the Outaouais region of the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.westquebecers.ca/

Activities:
French language training; internships in management; arts, culture and seniors programming; business projects; media training; youth skills training

Former Name:
CU-RE (English Community Resource Centre); Outaouais Alliance

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Logo of Vision Gaspé-Percé Now

Vision Gaspé-Percé Now

Founded:
2004

Constituents:
English-speaking population in the Gaspé region, particularly those residing in the MRCs of Côte-de-Gaspé and Rocher-Percé

Website:
https://visiongaspeperce.ca/

Activities:
Represent the English-speaking community on committees; provide health and information sessions; promote local community events; support local non-profits with project development and grant applications; provide Anglophone community with resource materials on services available

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ)

Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ)

Founded:
1982

Constituents:
English-speaking population of the Greater Québec City and Chaudière-Appalaches regions

Website:
https://veq.ca/

Activities:
Information and referral services; job bank; social interaction and professional networking activities; community development; community advocacy

Former Name:
Voice of English Quebec

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Logo of Youth Employment Services (YES)

Youth Employment Services (YES)

Founded:
1995

Constituents:
English-speaking job-seekers in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.yesmontreal.ca

Activities:
Individual career counselling; business coaching; mentoring; workshops; conferences; networking opportunities

Former Name:
none

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Logo of Youth for Youth Québec (Y4Y Québec)

Youth for Youth Québec (Y4Y Québec)

Founded:
January 2018

Constituents:
English-speaking youth (ages 16-30) in the province of Quebec

Website:
https://www.y4yquebec.org/  

Activities:
Share information on resources, training and networking opportunities, and employment/career services for English-speaking youth (age 16-30); offer networking opportunities for English-speaking youth in Québec, to include opportunities for engaging with the official language majority; produce and disseminate policy documents concerning English-speaking youth in Quebec.

Former Name:
none

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