West Quebecers and the Townshippers appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages

Linton Garner RAWQ's Executive Director and Rachel Hunting Townshippers's Executive Director appeared on Monday night at the Senate Standing Committee on Official Languages' study examining and reporting on Canadians’ views about modernizing the Official Languages Act.

The Brief presented, its available here.

Free French-Second Language Courses

Thanks to the great response from the English Speaking Community, the Free French Second Language courses are now FULL. Our pilot project will last until the end of June 2018. Classes will resume for another 10 week session on October 2018. At the moment we are taking names to be placed on a waiting list. Everybody on the waiting list will be contacted before the October session to confirm schedules and their registration. If you wish to be on the waiting list,

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About RAWQ's FSL

The Regional Association of West Quebecers is pleased to inform you that for 2018 we will offer Free French Second-Language courses to the English-community of the Outaouais. The classes will be offered to English parents with kids in the French language school system to improve their ability to communicate with school personnel and follow their child’s studies. The classes will also be offered to the English-Speaking community at large who are interested in improving their French either for personal or professional purposes.

There will be two levels of classes available, a beginners level and an intermediate level at each facility. The beginners classes will focus on conversation and oral expression and the intermediate on business level communication. Each class will be taught for a minimum of 1.5 hours once a week.


What We Do

The Regional Association of West Quebecers plays a significant role in initiatives that support the English-speaking community in the Outaouais by means of advocacy, networking, information and programs for youth, seniors and more.

Who We Are

The Regional Association of West Quebecers is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and supporting the English-speaking Community in the Outaouais..

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West Quebecers and the Townshippers appeared before the Standing Senate Committe on Official Languages

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