Category: Parents

English-Speaking Community Consultation: Voice Your Opinion And Experiences Regarding Access To Health And Social Services

English-Speaking Community Consultation: Voice Your Opinion And Experiences Regarding Access To Health And Social Services

Connexions is hosting two Focus Groups for English-speaking residents of the Pontiac: Tuesday, December 19 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Quyon Family Centre, 1074 Rue Clarendon, Quyon. Thursday, December 21 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Shawville Library, 356 Rue Main, Shawville.   We would like to hear […]

Winter Fun And Games At The Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!

Winter Fun And Games At The Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!

We had such a blast with the kids during yesterday’s Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!  We enjoyed reading some winter-themed books, decorating a Christmas tree and playing some fun winter activities! As you can see from the pictures, our kiddies loved playing with the large and fluffy […]

The City Of Gatineau Day Camps Allow Kids To “Move More And Eat Better ” Through The Shape Up Program!

The City Of Gatineau Day Camps Allow Kids To “Move More And Eat Better ” Through The Shape Up Program!

For a third year in a row, the City of Gatineau’s Day Camps are taking part in the Shape Up program!  Camp animators will be organizing a host of initiatives that will allow the kids to “move more and eat better “! Shape Up is […]

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

The new Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults allows eligible caregivers to take up to 15 weeks off work to care for or support an adult family member who is critically ill or injured. Eligible caregivers are family members or individuals that the critically ill or injured […]

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

Do you use our Health Passport Booklet or our Health Passport App?  Let us know what you find is most useful in the Health Passport and what you think is missing.  Has the Health Passport helped you improve the outcome of your visits with your family doctor or […]

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

AMI-Quebec has just published its Winter edition of the Share & Care Newsletter with articles on: Tips for Families Struggling with Mental Illness The Double Whammy of Caregiving in Mental Illness & Dementia On Addiction and the Human Brain Mad in America AMI-Quebec is also […]

Parent Workshop Wrap-Up: Untying the Legal Knot

We would like to thank our parents for attending last night’s workshop on “Untying the Legal Knot.” It was a great session and an opportunity for parents to ask questions and to learn more about the legal issues that are encountered during separation and divorce, to demystify […]

The Impact of “Serve and Return” on Child Development

Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. This is called “Serve and Return,” and it takes two to play! For more videos on the impact of “Serve and […]