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Formalization of the National Framework Agreement to Fight Elder Abuse

Formalization of the National Framework Agreement to Fight Elder Abuse

On February 7, 2018, the Government of Quebec, in partnership with four government organizations, formalized the implementation of a National Framework Agreement to Fight Elder Abuse. This new partnership will promote the effective mobilization and concertation of all the partners concerned to ensure a collaborative […]

Hooked on School Days: We Can All Make a Difference!

Hooked on School Days: We Can All Make a Difference!

We can all make a difference! Hooked on School Days (HSD), held from February 12 to 16, is an opportunity for all of us to refocus on one of our most important issues: encouraging young people to stay in school! HSD is a five-day national and […]

Appui Outaouais February 2018 Caregiver Newsletter

Appui Outaouais February 2018 Caregiver Newsletter

Check out L’Appui Outaouais’ February Caregiver Newsletter with articles on: Tax Credits for Caregivers of Seniors; Are you Familiar with Voix et Solidarité; Terminating the Lease of a Loved-One; “And if Losing One’s Mind Brings Hearts Closer Together…” You’ll also find information on upcoming events […]

The Equity Community Choice Mobility (ECHO) – New STO Fares

The Equity Community Choice Mobility (ECHO) – New STO Fares

The STO is offering new fares for Gatineau residents aged 16 or older whose family income is below the low income cut-off.  The Equity Community Choice Mobility (ECHO) is dispensed on the Multi Smart Card and gives access to the services offered by the STO and […]

Talking About Suicide Saves Lives – Suicide Prevention Week (February 4-10)

Talking About Suicide Saves Lives – Suicide Prevention Week (February 4-10)

This week, February 4 to 10, is Suicide Prevention Week in Quebec and the theme is “Talking about suicide saves lives.” In 2015, 1,128 Quebecers took their own lives (according to the province’s latest data from the Institut national de santé publique). This is 3 […]

Talking About Suicide Saves Lives – Suicide Prevention Week (February 4-10) – Resources for Youth

Talking About Suicide Saves Lives – Suicide Prevention Week (February 4-10) – Resources for Youth

This week, February 4 to 10, is Suicide Prevention Week in Quebec and the theme is “Talking about suicide saves lives.” The tragedy of a young person dying because of overwhelming hopelessness or frustration is devastating to family, friends, and community. Parents, siblings, classmates, coaches, and […]

What Does it Take to Live a Long Life? Community!!

In this TED Talk, Susan Pinker, longevity researcher, talks about the Italian island of Sardinia, which has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. Why is this? According to Susan Pinker, it’s not a […]

Celebrating Literacy Day During our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!

Celebrating Literacy Day During our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!

We had such a blast with the kids during last Thursday’s Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!  As part of Family Literacy Day, we enjoyed playing with letters, colouring some fun characters and reading some of our favorite books. A thank you to our kids and parents for […]