Stephanie Lehner

Educaloi

Educaloi is a neutral and independent organization with expertise in legal education and clear legal communication. Educaloi provides information to help Quebecers better understand the law, their rights, and their responsibilities. They produce information brochures on many topics important to everyday life situations, including: https://educaloi.qc.ca/en/the-law-by-topichtml

Winter Holidays

Winter Holidays It’s the start of winter. And December is a month of holiday celebrations and family gatherings. The snow is falling and the temperature’s dropping. So, get out your winter clothes and prepare to start those winter activities. To add to your winter holiday fun, here are some fun things to do: Reading Here some simple texts to read: For beginner readers – Try this short picture book introducing winter activities on the Unite for Literacy website For more advanced readers – Here’s a short text about Christmas traditions on the Reading Skills 4 Today website. Word Puzzles Download …

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is November 11th. On Remembrance Day, we observe a minutes silence at 11 am (the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month). Across the world, we pause in this moment of silence to honour and remember all the men and women who have lost their lives, served, and continue to serve Canada and around the world during times of war, conflict and peace. Resources you can use to learn more about Remembrance Day Find out more about remembrance day and the brave men and women who serve in our armed forces on the Canadian Veterans …

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Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month. Take some time this month to think about your financial situation. If you know someone who is struggling to manage their budget, particularly if they have been adversely affected by the pandemic and resulting lock down, why not share some tips and tools with them? There are lots of tips and tools online that will help you: manage your money wisely take control of your debt save for the future understand your financial rights and responsibilities Four Great Financial Literacy Resources 1: Financial Literacy resources in the the LU resource hub: https://literacyunlimited-resourcehub.ca/resources/other-literacy-skills/financial-literacy/ 2: ABC Life …

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Halloween

October 31st is Halloween. This is a great time to have fun with your family – dressing up, carving jack-o-lanterns, and eating candy! The Centre for Family Literacy has some ideas for things to do in their blog post Halloween stories and science. If you’re looking for other things to do or want to learn more about Halloween. Here are some resources for you from LU: Download this fun Wordsearch with a Halloween theme. Or try this Criss-Cross Puzzle – It’s Spooky Season For more advanced readers, here is a short story to read from the British Council. There are …

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Reading Under the Covers: Catherine McKenzie

Please Join Us Wednesday, November 9th at 7 pm Literacy Unlimited’s “Under the Cover” event presents an evening with local best-selling author, Catherine McKenzie as she reads a few chapters from her latest book, “Please Join Us.” This event is FREE (But you can donate to Literacy Unlimited). Location Librairie ClioPlaza Pointe-Claire261 Boul. Saint-JeanPointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J1 Find out more about Libraire Clio. Find a full list of Catherine’s books at Libraire Clio here.  Thank you!

Thanksgiving

October 10th is Thanksgiving October 10th is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. From all of us at LU, we wish you and your family a very happy thanksgiving. Download this fun Wordsearch with a Thanksgiving theme. If you are interested in reading more about Thanksgiving, it’s history and traditions, here is a link to a reading comprehension activity for more advanced readers: http://www.learnenglish-online.com/reading/thanksgiving.html Gobble Gobble If you aren’t sure how to cook that traditional thanksgiving Turkey, why not read this article in the West Coast Reader: Or if eating turkey is not your thing and you’re looking for a Thanksgiving story …

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Community Resource Centre

The West Island Community Resource Centre (CRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving individual and collective well-being in the West Island. It provides an information and referral service for people living in the West Island. The CRC provides many services including: To find out more about the CRC, click on the links above or visit their website https://crcinfo.ca/west-island-community-resource-centre/#programs

Place Cartier Adult Education Centre

Place Cartier Adult Education is located on the West Island. These links will take you to the Place Cartier website and a summary of programs offered: To apply online and set up an appointment with an advisor open this link to the LBPSB Online Registrations Forms Click here to find out more about registering at Place Cartier 2022 You can also follow Place Cartier on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlaceCartier

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