Community Wellness

4 Feb
2019

Did you know? Household chemical products are among the top products responsible for injuries and deaths in children under the age of 5

Did you know? Household chemical products are among the top products responsible for injuries and deaths in children under the age of 5     Windshield washer for example, so essential in the winter, is often bright in colour, which makes it appealing to children. However, this product is very harmful if ingested, even in …

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31 Jan
2019

Suicide Prevention Week – February 3-9, 2019

The 29th edition of Suicide Prevention Week focuses on a critical component of prevention: speaking up. To reduce suicide rates, it is important to open up both a one‑on‑one and a collective dialogue on the topic. Since suicide already receives extensive media coverage and features prominently in fiction and on social networks, the Association québecoise …

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30 Jan
2019

FREE Workshop on Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers

Effective communication isn’t necessarily instinctive. All too often, when we try to communicate with others something goes astray. We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. Communicating more clearly and effectively requires learning some important strategies. Mastering these skills can deepen your connections to others, build greater trust …

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24 Jan
2019

Are your children well equipped for some safe winter fun?

Did you know that 80% of child and youth head injuries, including concussions, treated in emergency departments are related to sports and recreation? When your children are out playing — whether in a team sport like hockey or tobogganing — keep them safe by taking the right precautions: Make sure your children wear proper safety …

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10 Dec
2018

Thanks to the Organizers of the HOHOHO Here We Go Again MNO Children’s Christmas Party!

Saturday, December 8 the Coin soleil in the Jeffery Hale Hospital  was full of wiggling, excited little ones!  The kids and their families were attending the annual Children’s Christmas Party, sponsored by Jeffery Hale Community  Partners and organized totally by Moms’ Nite-Out volunteers. This year Daisy Enriquez and Elise Holloway were the elves behind the scenes …

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28 Nov
2018

A Streetcar Named Desire Matinée Out & About Outing!

On December 2nd, VEQ invites members of the community aged 50 plus to join the gang  for an Out and About activity! You will be able to  enjoy the Quebec Art Company’s latest performance: A Streetcar Named Desire. Want to join in on the fun? VEQ has  front row seats reserved for you and a preferential …

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28 Nov
2018

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?       That’s because homes in Canada are usually heated by furnaces, fireplaces, gas stoves, and water heaters. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas. It occurs when burning fuels like oil, coal, wood, gasoline, …

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