In addition to the responsibilities of various government ministries and bodies towards English-speaking Quebecers, the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise has a mandate to:

  • Ensure liaisons with sectoral, regional and provincial groups that represent English‑speaking Quebecers.
  • Ensure that the concerns of English-speaking Quebecers are taken into consideration in the development of government policy direction and decisions, and in matters of access to government programmes and their application in conjunction with the concerned ministries and agencies.
  • Make available relevant statistics to document issues facing English-speaking Quebecers.
  • Interact with the federal government on issues, agreements, programs or policies that may have a direct or indirect impact on English-speaking Quebecers in collaboration with the Secrétariat du Québec aux relations canadiennes and other ministries and bodies concerned.
  • Advise the government, ministries and bodies on relations with English-speaking Quebecers regarding the provision of services and issues, agreements, programs and policies that may have a direct or indirect impact on the community.