VEQ’s Annual General meeting

Over 60 people attended Voice of English-speaking Québec’s 35th Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Centre des Loisirs St-Sacrement. Members had the chance to hear about VEQ’s successes of the past year and learn about the many exciting new initiatives for 2016-2017.

This year, VEQ was fortunate to have a number of community members wishing to join the Board of Directors. VEQ welcomed 4 new board members, and 2 board members were re-elected for a second term.

VEQ wishes to thank Bill Donnelly, Master of Ceremonies and Meeting Chair, and Richard Walling, Electoral Officer, for their contribution to the evening.

After the meeting, VEQ staff and community members had the opportunity to mingle while enjoying refreshments and hors d’oeuvre. Many thanks to Ted and Louise Gunn for providing wine that was enjoyed by members.

VEQ is pleased to welcome its 2016-2017 Board of Directors:

Warren Thomson, President
Brian A. Garneau, Vice-President
Philip Almaguer, Treasurer
Véronique Hunter, Corporate Secretary
Laine LePage, Member-at-large

Members: Rebecca Boucher, Jeanne Grégoire, John Karkosak, Ann Martell, Ed Sweeney, Fabrice Vanegas, Marie White and Hoffman Wolff



Thank you to everyone for your continued support. We look forward to an exciting year ahead!


Socio-demographic Survey 2016-2017

Plese take a minute to fill out the following brief survey. The results of this survey will be used to better understand our community members.  All information is confidential.

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Thank you in advance for your input!



Youth Voices: Community Talks Employment

Voice of English-speaking Québec is hosting a traveling video booth for YES Montreal. This booth is aimed at hearing stories of employment, underemployment and unemployment of English-speaking youth in various Québec regions. This event is for individuals aged 20-35. If you are interested in partaking in this event please contact or call 418-683-2366 ext 225.

Voice of English-speaking Québec announces new Executive Director

Québec, 8 September 2015 – The Board of Directors of Voice of English-speaking Québec is pleased to announce the selection of Brigitte Wellens as its new Executive Director. The selection was made after a comprehensive search process and she will begin her new position at VEQ on September 14, 2015.

Jean-Sébastien J. Gignac to step down as Executive Director of Voice of English-speaking Québec

Québec, 22 July 2015 – The Board of Directors of Voice of English-speaking Québec today announced the resignation of Executive Director, Jean-Sébastien Gignac. Jean-Sébastien has been with the organization since 2005, first as a Project Coordinator and as Executive Director since 2008. He has worked skillfully and tirelessly during his tenure at VEQ, creating countless new projects and partnerships, and increasing funding by more than double.

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