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18 Oct
2018

Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Once again this year, Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccination for members of the English-speaking community who meet certain eligibility criteria (see below). Please note that if you don’t have a Quebec health card, many local pharmacies will offer the flu vaccine at a cost. November 13th at Saint Brigid’s Home …

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17 Oct
2018

You love your kids – don’t smoke around them

Smoke-Free Family is a campaign to raise awareness among Quebec families on the dangers of second-hand smoke, especially to the health of children and even babies during pregnancy. Smoke-Free Family highlights the importance of taking concrete action to protect children’s health by making the home and car smoke-free zones and smoking far from kids outside. Out …

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12 Sep
2018

Taking Charge of Your Life in the Face of Chronic Pain workshop

Four Tuesdays in October 2018: Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 23 10:00 to 11:30 AM Group sessions intended to help you better understand what you can do when dealing with chronic pain. Topics covered will include: pain, fatigue, anxiety, fears, expectations, attitude, connections, self-care, support, and various tools. These four group sessions will be led …

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9 Apr
2018

Reducing Social Isolation of Seniors

Social isolation affects more than 15% of the elderly population and has many impacts on physical, psychological and cognitive health. The Collectif aînés isolement social ville de Québec works to educate people about what each of us can do to reduce social isolation among seniors. Watch their touching video (with English subtitles) about the importance doing …

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16 Jan
2018

Special Needs

Be a friend to a special needs youth! As a Special Needs volunteer you befriend, encourage and assist English-speaking young adults (14 to 25 years of age) who are physically and/or intellectually challenged. You get to be a role-model, empower them and enjoy arts and life at their pace. To volunteer please contact us! If you …

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