MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - CBC has teamed up with the Quebec
Community Groups Network (QCGN) and community groups in Quebec to
sponsor a video contest that encourages English-speaking high school
students to discover the history and heritage of their families and
"As the country's public broadcaster, CBC is committed to connecting
people and telling their stories," said Pia Marquard, Managing Director
CBC Quebec. "Our history and traditions are incredibly rich here. I'm
looking forward to seeing the videos these students produce."
Co-sponsored by the English-Language Arts Network (ELAN), the Quebec
Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN), and the Quebec English School
Boards Association (QESBA) the My Quebec Roots video contest is designed to highlight the vibrant stories of
English-speaking Quebec. Videos can tell the stories of their
communities through pictures, sound and spoken word, exploring their
past through the traditions of oral history and recording the stories
of their community and family elders.
The videos, which must be the original work of the contestant, will be
judged overall impact, creativity and originality, content, and
technical skills. To be valid, all entry forms and videos must be
received by Monday, April 30, 2012. Full contest rules are available at
www.cbc.ca/montreal and www.qcgn.ca/myquebecroots.
Read the full press release at www.qcgn.ca/news
The Quebec Community Groups Network (www.qcgn.ca) is a not-for-profit organization bringing together 38
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:
Rita Legault, Quebec Community Groups Network, T: 514-868-9044 ext 223 E: email@example.com
Debbie Hynes, CBC Quebec T: 514-597-4522 E: firstname.lastname@example.org