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Category: In the News

Make Sure To Check Out Our 2016-2017 Annual Report!

Make Sure To Check Out Our 2016-2017 Annual Report!

We are excited to share our 2016-2017 Annual Report, which includes highlights of our programs and activities over the last year, including the new project applications with APPUI Outaouais and the Table Éducation Outaouais, the applications submitted to the McGill Bursary Program for the 2017-18 academic […]

Highlights of Connexions’ Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Highlights of Connexions’ Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Connexions’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place Tuesday, June 20, at the Connexions Resource Centre where we welcomed new members to the organization and acknowledged the hard work and dedication of the Board Members, Executive Director, Staff and Volunteers this past year. Cary O’Brien began the AGM […]

The SPVG and CISSS de l’Outaouais Announces Launch of Their Crisis Intervention Team

The SPVG and CISSS de l’Outaouais Announces Launch of Their Crisis Intervention Team

Press Release – Gatineau, June 21, 2017 – This morning, June 21, the Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG) and the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outaouais announced the launch of the Unité d’intervention de crise (UNIC; Crisis […]

$2,130,700 To Be Invested To Implement a Dialysis Unit at The Pontiac Community Hospital

$2,130,700 To Be Invested To Implement a Dialysis Unit at The Pontiac Community Hospital

The Quebec Minister of Health, Gaétan Barrette, visited the Pontiac Reception Centre in Shawville yesterday, June 12, to announce that $2.1 million will be added to the $660,000 raised by the Fondation de l’Hôpital communautaire du Pontiac, to invest in a new a dialysis unit […]

An Additional $69 Million Annually to Improve Home Care Services in Quebec

Following a Forum on Best Practices in Home Care Support that took place on May 25 and 26, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Gaétan Barrette, announced an additional $69 million annually would be invested to enhance home care services in Quebec. Of […]

Empowering Seniors – Fraud & Elder Abuse Awareness Information Session

On Wednesday, May 25, we welcomed a group of seniors from the Buckingham area to an Information Session on Fraud, Scams and Elder Abuse co-hosted by the Centre Action Générations des Aînés and the Papineau Health and Social Services Network (PHSSN). The guest speaker, Stéphanie Stuart, […]

Empowering Parents to Help Them Talk With Their Kids About Drugs

Empowering Parents to Help Them Talk With Their Kids About Drugs

On May 15, Connexions welcomed parents to its information session Talking to Our Kids About Drugs.  Topics of discussion included an overview of services for children and youth offered in WQSB schools, youth drug culture in the Outaouais, drugs commonly used in the region, and […]

Measuring Positive Mental Health: The PMHSIF and Quick Stats for Adults and Youth

Measuring Positive Mental Health: The PMHSIF and Quick Stats for Adults and Youth

Positive mental health is a state of well-being that allows people to feel, think and act in ways that enhance the ability to enjoy life and deal with challenges. It is important for maintaining good physical health, building healthy relationships and developing the ability to […]