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Find detailed information about the RAMQ, health care programs and tools, as well as available health care services such as walk-in clinics, the role of the pharmacist, medical services for children 0-17, laboratory tests and STBBI screening and prevention services. Get help navigating the Outaouais’s…

? Connexions has it’s own App??  No way!!  Yes way!!  And it’s so easy to use!

? Connexions has it’s own App?? No way!! Yes way!! And it’s so easy to use!

Simply download our mobile app to get on-the-go access to the latest COVID-19 news, what’s new in your community, and upcoming events! We’ve even made it quick and easy for you to register to our events from your mobile- and included quick links to our…

2021-2022 Annual Report | Highlights of our Annual General Meeting (AGM)

2021-2022 Annual Report | Highlights of our Annual General Meeting (AGM)

A HUGE thank you to all!!! 2021-2022 was a massive year of growth for our non-profit. We kicked-off the year with the launch of new initiatives, a suite of new activities, and a growing team. For an overview of the year and our many successes,…

Healthy Series of Infographics & Resources for our 55+ Community

Healthy Series of Infographics & Resources for our 55+ Community

Healthy eating underpins strong immune systems, a lower risk of diabetes and heart disease, and a long, happy life. The food we eat strongly impacts our mental well-being, and influences how well we manage our emotions. Here are a few infographics on Healthy Eating created…

Let’s Uproot Elder Abuse During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Let’s Uproot Elder Abuse During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every year, June 15th, marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which offers us the opportunity to raise awareness and end elder abuse.  The theme for 2022 is: Rights Don’t Get Old.  So make sure to wear purple to honor survivors of elder abuse and raise…

Picky Eating Series of Infographics & Resources | Healthy Eating for Families & Children

Picky Eating Series of Infographics & Resources | Healthy Eating for Families & Children

Depending on their age, children react differently to foods. Some children will not like tryingnew foods. Others will no longer like a food that they enjoyed a few weeks previously. Some children will sort foods that have been mixed together, or examine them for a…

Increase in “Grandparent Scam” Cases in the Outaouais | SPVG News Release

Increase in “Grandparent Scam” Cases in the Outaouais | SPVG News Release

Gatineau, May 26, 2022. – The Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG) would like to warn the public about a scheme that appears to be spreading within its territory, known as “grandparent scam”. Quick facts Between May 11 and 25, 2022, the…

Don’t Just Get Loud, #GetReal About How to Help!

Don’t Just Get Loud, #GetReal About How to Help!

May 2 to 8 is #MentalHealthWeek, and it’s all about empathy!  #Empathy is something that we can all learn. It’s about choosing not to judge.  Seeing the world as others do. Tuning in to each other and actively listening. Understanding someone’s feelings. Empathy has the…

New Program for 4- and 5-Year-Old Kinders: Learning through Play, Names & Sounds of the Alphabet and Targeted Prevention Activities

New Program for 4- and 5-Year-Old Kinders: Learning through Play, Names & Sounds of the Alphabet and Targeted Prevention Activities

Children entering kindergarten this year will follow a new Preschool Program adopted by the Québec government.  Daily activities will continue to revolve around play, but there is now a new focus on learning the names and sounds of the alphabet, as well as the implementation of…

Books to Share with your Child about Starting School

Books to Share with your Child about Starting School

This list of books might help you and your child to talk about that very exciting and even scary first day of school. These stories can help you explain to your child what to expect that first day, answer their questions or concerns and reassure…

What Are You Up to this Weekend? | Visit to the New Donalda-Charron Library in the Plateau (Aylmer sector of Gatineau)

What Are You Up to this Weekend? | Visit to the New Donalda-Charron Library in the Plateau (Aylmer sector of Gatineau)

Nat and her family visited the new Donalda-Charron library located on the rue de Bruxelles in the Plateau area (Aylmer/Hull sector of Gatineau) in the Outaouais. “It was such a joy to visit!” said Natalie Filiou, Connexions Communications Coordinator. “The library was bright, airy and…

Downloadable Resources from Naître et Grandir

Downloadable Resources from Naître et Grandir

These cute and useful resources include information about toddlers, communication as a parent, sleep hygiene, healthy eating, helping your child respect the rules and emotional development. Feel free to download and print: