172017Oct

Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccines to members of the English-speaking community who meet the eligibility criteria at these locations: Saint Brigid’s Home (1645, chemin Saint-Louis) on Wednesday, November 8th, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM  The Jeffery Hale Pavilion (1270, chemin Sainte-Foy) on Thursday, November 9th, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Valcartier…

32017Oct

Going hunting? Read this first …

Did you know some studies show that wild game contains more nutrients and is healthier for you than store bought foods? Fall and winter are a very busy time for hunting and trapping. These are popular activities, which have the added benefits of providing physical exercise and nutritious traditional foods. Here are some tips to…

32017Oct

Learn more about Radon

Did you know? 16% of lung cancers deaths in Canada are attributable to radon exposure Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment that can get into your home undetected. It can’t be seen, smelled or tasted. Long-term exposure to high levels of radon in your home may increase the risk of developing lung…

192017Sep

Close Knit Mingler Take 2

Mom’s Night Out (MNO) is back full force with an exciting line-up for the 2017/2018 season Close Knitters will meet again on Thursday, October 19 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion (Room 1135) starting at 6:45 pm   If you missed the first social sewing MNO evening in September you can still join…

192017Sep

NEW for Parents of Young Children this Fall at the Wellness Centre

New workshops for English-speaking parents of children five and under There are a few new parent know-how workshops in the fall of 2017 at the community Wellness Centre.  These activities are free of charge and space is limited, so register early by calling Jan Anderson, community organizer, at 418 684-5333, ext. 1539.  For full details, please…

162017Aug

Ludothèque

Matinées de jeux libres parents-enfants Desjardins Starting  Friday, September 15 and weekly there after on Friday and Sunday mornings from from 9:30 am to noon Bibliothèque Monique-Corriveau, 1100, route de l’Église (Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge) Cost: $2/ member of Ludothèque de Sainte-Foy (toy/game leanding library) or $4 for non-members  Parents and kids are welcome to attend these fun free…

152017Aug

Access to Your Medical Records in Quebec

Your medical records document your medical history and care over time. These documents include “notes” from health care professionals who have provided treatment, prescribed or administered medicine, therapy or diagnostic tests as well as the test results, x-rays, other reports and observations. Quebec law allows you to access your medical records by making a formal…

142017Aug

Weaving Activities for Kids

Looking for new ways to keep little fingers happy – why not introduce your child to the concept of weaving? Offer a plastic laundry basket with open spaces and provide paper or fabric strips to be woven thro the spaces! Or check out these fun   ideas to help children refine their motorskils and instill a…