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This past week, Qahn was very pleased to welcome federal Official Languages minister Ginette Petipas Taylor and Agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. L to R: Ginette Petipas Taylor; Qahn executive director Matthew Farfan; Qahn president Grant Myers; Qahn VP Jody Robinson; and Marie-Claude Bibeau. QAHN also deposited a brief today in the context of the Government of Canada's consultations on the renewal of the Action Plan for Official Languages.
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Meet the Network: Profiles of Heritage Groups across Quebec. 84 pages; lavishly illustrated; full colour. $20 plus postage. Reserve your copy by emailing us at: home@QAHN.org.
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Dwane Wilkin and Sandra Stock represented QAHN at the final event of the successful Secrétariat des relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise-funded "Belonging & Identity" project event, held at Concordia. Photo: Betty Esperanza To view all of the presentations, click here (QAHN's presentation commences at 1:48:45):
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Dwane Wilkin and Sandra Stock represented QAHN at the final event from the successful SRQEA-funded "Belonging & Identity" project event, held at Concordia. Photo: Betty Esperanza To view all of the presentations, click here (QAHN's presentation commences at 1:48:45):
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QAHN hosted a walking tour on Mount Royal today with historian and guide Rod MacLeod. Held in partnership with the Festival d'histoire de Montréal. Photo: M. Farfan.
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--February 23, 2022. Today the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) welcomed nearly a dozen member groups from across Quebec taking part in this year’s edition of the Belonging and Identity project, a QAHN initiative undertaken in partnership with the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise (SRQEA).
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Happy Holidays from all of us here at QAHN. And stay healthy & safe! Please note that our offices will be closed from December 23 through January 4.
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FIRST PRIZE Noa Reinblatt Grade 7, West Island College Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec Title: “I will remember”
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The Montreal Irish Monument Park Foundation was the recipient of the 2020 Richard Evans Award. A belated presentation took place at Montreal's Black Rock Irish memorial near Victoria Bridge today, June 11, with a delegation on hand from both QAHN and the foundation, with media and other guests in attendance. Photo - Ro Ghandhi.
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"COM-Unity" Project: "BELONGING" Discover how Quebec’s English-speakers see themselves! ONLINE, June 10, 2021, 12 noon. Quebec's Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise has funded six community organizations, whose members represent many aspects of the English-speaking community, to create projects about identity and belonging from the point of view of English-speaking Quebecers of different ages and from multiple backgrounds.
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QAHN hosted an online "transatlantic" launch yesterday of a special issue of the London Journal of Canadian Studies. Edited by QAHN members Jon Bradley and Sam Allison, this issue of the Journal features a number of important articles that re-examine the turbulent years between the 1763 Treaty of Paris and 1867 Confederation. The paths from separate and diverse colonies to the beginnings of a united country were fraught with intrigue, adventure, and conflict.
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"Reflection," by Keira Morcos (West Island College) "At a quick glance, one may see an ancient battered door. But, if you look closer you can see my reflection from when I took this photograph. Although this was not done intentionally I’m happy about this accident. Because upon seeing my reflection it made me wonder about the many reflections that have been seen through this old door.
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"To Walk In His Shoes," by Keira Gagliardi (West Island College) "Everybody has their different cultures that they grow up with. Mine were Italian and English but there is more to my story than just those two. My grandfather was born and raised in India, although, his parents weren't Indian due to the fact that they had only been stationed in New Delhi by the British government, for their work.
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"Some Traditions Never Change," by Brooke Sitcoff (West Island College) "April eighth, this would typically be the day where I would have been reunited with my family from all over the world, whom I only see about once a year. The day where my family comes together to celebrate our past, to celebrate the holiday of Passover. However, in these strange circumstances due to Covid-19, this was the first year of my life where I had to spend this holiday without my extended family.
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May 28, 2020. This afternoon-long event was a co-production of QAHN's "Heritage Talks" and "Musical Heritage" projects.
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Glenn Patterson, project director of QAHN's project "A Different Tune: Musical Heritage in English-speaking Quebec," co-hosted (with Bruce Barr) the first-ever livestream version of Brysonville Revisted this past Saturday evening. Close to a hundred spectators tuned in for this unusual event, which featured an array of folk musicians from regions across Quebec, as well as performers playing traditional music in Alberta, Ontario and Newfoundland, and which was livestreamed via Zoom and Facebook.