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Winter is at our doorstep!

With the holiday season at our doorstep, I would like to take a moment to send some love and holiday cheer to you and your families.   It has been wonderful to connect with many of you this fall, whether virtually or in-person at our virtual workshops, our baby activities or …

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WE Volunteer

Hello from your new volunteer coordinator!

Have you ever started a new job with butterflies in your stomach, but with the buzz of excitement leading the way? I sure have! Hi, my name is Elise Holloway, and I am thrilled to be your new volunteer coordinator! Taking on the role of volunteer coordinator for Jeffery Hale Community …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Christmas Family Fun Boxes

SOLD OUT!  Once again, the COVID-19 Grinch has kept us from planning our annual EPIQ Ho Ho Ho Children’s Holiday Gathering.  Never fear, the community Wellness Centre and Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) are working together on something fun for families! A team of jolly volunteers from our EPIQ (English-speaking …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Feeling tired? You are not alone!

Do you find that you are feeling drained and exhausted these days?  You are not alone.  As we transition into colder and darker days, a lack of sunshine can greatly affect energy and mood.  Fall is also a very busy time of year for families that can drain everyone’s energy …

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Caregivers' CircleWell 50+

November: A time to remember, a time to heal

November 11th is Remembrance Day, a day dedicated to remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country’s freedoms and rights, both in the past and in our times. We all know, however, that anytime that we lose someone we love, each day becomes a day for remembering. …

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WE Volunteer

In Good Hands and Goodbyes

With the changing colours of the leaves comes the brisk autumn air and the promise of a busy season.  We all realize that we will be scuffling along in our snow boots soon enough!  Yet, there is a certain energy in the change of season. Have you felt it too? …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Finding our balance this fall

Fall is a very busy time of year for families, don’t you find?  With the busier schedule that autumn brings, I know my family always seems to scramble a bit to find our rhythm and balance, and I’ve noticed we’re not alone.  Not to mention how we have all had …

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Caregivers' CircleWell 50+

Gratitude and the gift of self-care

Hello everyone and welcome to fall! Once again, the air is crisp, and the colours are changing. Autumn is, by far, my favourite season. In my eyes, it is a time to let go of the old to make room for the new. How do we make room for the …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Getting back into the swing of things

As we enter into these last few weeks of summer, that back-to-school feeling is in the air.  Maybe your children are heading back to daycare or school, maybe you are going back to work, or perhaps you are simply settling back into a routine after summer vacation. Whatever your situation, …

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Caregivers' CircleWell 50+

The Gift of Change

Hello everyone! My name is Claire Quenville, and I am the new coordinator for both our Well 50+ and Caregivers’ Circle Programs. I am so pleased to be here and look forward to working alongside you. Whether we like it or not, or whether we are ready or not, life …

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