Our mandate

Our mandate

The Advisory Committee for English-speaking Quebecers works to promote the employability interests of English-speaking Quebecers and propose solutions to improve their integration into the labour market and their retention in employment.

As a member of the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail (CPMT) network of eight advisory committees, the ACESQ is a privileged interlocutor of the CPMT working to promote the interests of English-speaking Quebecers in the labour market and to support their integration, reintegration, and job retention.

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Quebec residents who consider English to be their first official language

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The percentage of the Quebec workforce made up of English speakers

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The percentage points between the unemployment rate of English speakers (10.9%) compared to French speakers (6.9%)

The CPMT and the Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MESS) rely on advisory committees to provide input and help them make decisions that will promote efficient and appropriate action with respect to people in groups that are underrepresented in the labour market. In order to make strategic use of the knowledge and expertise of the advisory committees, they have mandated the committees to analyse the issues specific to these groups with respect to their integration and retention in the workforce. In addition, the advisory committees are called upon to collaborate in establishing priorities and proposing solutions to resolve the issues raised.

Who we work with

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