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Our History

In the fall of 2007, then Provincial Liberal Minister Marguerite Blais held a province-wide consultation on "The Living Conditions of Quebec Seniors, " with her co-chairs Mrs. Sheila Goldbloom and Dr. Réjean Hébert.  The issues heard from English-speaking seniors throughout Quebec were shocking.

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) presented a brief that identified the need to form a provincial network and voice for English-speaking seniors. This was well received by Minister Blais and the co-chairs, resulting in committees, surveys and conferences  with the community. The creation of Seniors Action Quebec was the result of that process.

Our goal is not to be a direct service organization nor to duplicate the many services that already exist, but  to work with organizations, to identify challenges, and work towards common objectives. We are also looking to develop local senior leadership and work with various levels of  governments on policy change.