The National Congress of Italian-Canadians, Quebec Region is a non-profit, apolitical organization founded in 1972 which unifies the numerous Italian Associations and groups of Quebec.
The Congress’ determination has allowed it to be established as the official representative of the Italian community of Quebec. In fact, our Quebec chapter is part of the National Congress which encompasses the numerous regional and district congresses across the country.
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
Promote and safeguard the interest and the reputation of the Italian community in Québec.
Encourage close collaboration between the various associations, the elected representatives of the people and any non-profit organization adhering to the Congress in order to coordinate, encourage and promote initiatives with social, cultural, artistic, professional and recreational goals.
Take positive action against discrimination aimed at the Italian community.
Involvement in establishing educational programs aimed to maintain and develop a greater teaching of the Italian language.
Promotion of Italian literary, artistic, cultural, sporting and professional works.
Participate in and encourage the study and research of economic and social problems regarding Italian-Canadians.
Maintain a close liaison with other Italian communities in Canada and abroad.
Foster relationships with other ethnic groups to solve common problems and establish a better collaboration between ethnic groups.
Promote and disseminate information related to Italian traditions and customs.