The Government of Quebec is contributing $20,000 to this innovative
approach towards building bridges between French and English-speaking
MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Over the next few months, Montreal singer-songwriter David Hodges will
be touring the province to meet young people and promote bridge
building between French- and English-speaking Quebecers through his
song Notre Home.
Written by David Hodges and performed by The Honest Family, a collective
of Montreal artists fusing hip-hop, rock and soul, Notre Home nurtures Quebec's social fabric by conveying themes of engagement,
leadership, as well as cultural and linguistic identity.
"When QCGN approached me in February 2012 to compose and perform the
song, I was immediately taken by the social aspect of the project,"
enthused David Hodges. "I believe that the younger generation, whatever
their origins, are ready to move on to other things and invest in their
To read the full version of the press release, go to www.NotreHome.ca
The Quebec Community Groups Network (www.qcgn.ca) is a not-for-profit organization bringing together 41 English-language
community organizations across Quebec. Its mission is to identify,
explore and address strategic issues affecting the development and
vitality of English-speaking Quebec and to encourage dialogue and
collaboration among its member organizations, individuals, community
groups, institutions and leaders.
SOURCE: QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK (QCGN)
For further information:
Gouvernment of Quebec:
Christine Fréchette, Press attaché
Cell phone: (514) 708-8792
Roseline Joyal-Guillot, Senior Project Officer
Cell phone: (514) 758-9810