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QUESCREN provides opportunities to promote the understanding and vitality of Quebec’s English-language minority communities through research, training, knowledge mobilization, networking and outreach.


QUESCREN is housed at the School of Community and Public Affairs (SCPA) at Concordia University in Montreal. Our co-directors are Concordia professors Chedly Belkhodja and Brian Lewis. Our Advisory Board and Inter-Level Table bring together educational, community and government stakeholders. Our researcher-members provide expertise on questions relating to English-speaking Quebec.

We collaborate with the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities (CIRLM; Moncton), which supports our research activities and is represented on our Advisory Board.


  • Educational networking: mobilize higher education sector around community vitality issues
  • Events: bring together researchers and research users around community topics
  • Bibliography: provide an up-to-date knowledge base on the state of research
  • Newsletter: share news about events, opportunities and recent publications
  • Researcher directory: connect specialist researchers with partners
  • Research: coordinate and participate in research groups
  • Training: provide career-development opportunities to students


Annual reports

QUESCREN's activities are listed within the annual reports produced by the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities (CIRLM) starting with the 2008-09 report.

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