Category: Youth

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 […]

Our Connexions December Newsletter Is Out!

Our Connexions December Newsletter Is Out!

Stay on top of newsworthy items in the Outaouais and upcoming events in the region. In this December issue, find out about important news on health and social services that impact our seniors, caregivers, parents and youth: The Changing Role of the Pharmacist; Congratulations to Our Five Bursary Recipients! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Highlights of Our Videoconference: The Changing Role of the Pharmacist

Highlights of Our Videoconference: The Changing Role of the Pharmacist

We would like to thank our participants for attending yesterday’s free videoconference on The Changing Role of the Pharmacist.  It was a great session! We had the opportunity to learn about the new services offered by pharmacists and their extended advisory role and to ask […]

Highlights of the Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre

Highlights of the Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre

We had a wonderful time talking to students on Wednesday, November 1st during the Annual Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre (HAEC). Every year, Connexions works closely with WQSB’s Hull Adult Education Centre (HAEC) to bring community organizations that work with youth and Western […]

Connexions at the WQSB University, College & Trades Information Evening

Connexions at the WQSB University, College & Trades Information Evening

We had a great evening meeting with students and parents during last night’s Western Quebec School Board’s (WQSB)  University, College and Trades Information Evening at D’Arcy McGee High School. We spoke to students about the many careers available to them in the field of health […]