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Connected Canadians Training and Support

Connected Canadians Training and Support Connected Canadians is a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills for older adults by providing free technology training and support. Seniors (55+) can request tutors to provide training and support online. One-on-ones are normally about 60 mins in length. Examples of topics covered include: To find out more, visit their website at: https://www.connectedcanadians.ca/one-on-ones

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COMQUAT

COMQUAT COMQUAT is an independent community organization specializing in literacy for people experiencing difficulties mastering written language. The organization’s main goals are: To find out more, email them at info@comquat.ca or visit their website: https://www.comquat.ca Or visit their office in Île-Perrot 25 boul Don Quichotte, Île-Perrot, Qc, J7V 7X4 – ​Tel: (514) 453-3632

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CIMOI

CIMOI Part of the West-Island community since 1993, CIMOI is a partner with many Quebec institutions, organizations and employers. CIMOI assists people arriving in Quebec. They provide support to settle in Quebec, learn French, get a job, and find the services you need in the community. CIMOI offers many French courses, online and in person, individual or in groups. To find out more, email them at info@cimoi.com or visit their website: https://cimoi.com/en/ Or visit one of their three offices in the West Island CIMOI Pierrefonds15650, boul. Pierrefonds – Pierrefonds, H9H 4K3 – ​Tel: 514 305-1616 CIMOI Alexander4734, rue Alexander –

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Our News November 2023

Our News November 2023 Every year LU staff, tutors and learners contribute to our in-house publication, Our News. This year we asked everyone “How do you keep cool during a heat wave?” Here’s what they said! How do you keep cool during a heat wave? “I am not a big swimmer, but I spent time in the pool to cool off!” ~ SM “I will hydrate a lot, stay inside with A/C, and take cold showers. We will also go to water parks to keep cool” ~ TJ “I cope in a heat wave by having a bottle of water

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Write On 2023 – You Matter

Write On 2023 – You matter Welcome to the 2023 edition of Write On! This year the theme is YOU MATTER. Every year, Literacy Unlimited produces an in-house publication called Write On. Write On showcases short texts written by LU learners. We pull all the submissions together and create a booklet. You can read this booklet online below. Click on the arrows to flip the pages and hear what our readers have to say on this year’s theme.

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The Teapot

The Teapot The Teapot is working to improve the lives of the 50+ community of Lachine and surrounding areas, by helping them maintain their lifestyles in their own homes for as long as possible. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The teapot has a boutique that is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information please contact them directly at 514-637-5627 or melissam@theteapot.org The Teapot , 2901 Boulevard Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QC H8S 4B7 How to register No registration required.

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Volunteer West Island Events

Volunteer West Island Events Volunteer West Island provides a unique mix of programs and services to people of all ages. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The following bilingual event will take place on Friday March 10, 2023. For more information please contact Volunteer West Island. Volunteer West Island, 1, rue de l’Église, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1W4 How to register Register before March 7: outreach@volunteerwestisland.org

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Brain Health 101

How to have a healthy brain As people age, the structure of the brain changes. This can affect memory and thinking abilities. We know it’s important to have a strong body. But it’s also important to keep the mind active. What can you do to keep your brain strong? Workshop on brain health To live is to grow and to grow is to live.  When we activate and strengthen our capacity for Intellectual Wellness, we can create, innovate, and grow in unimaginable ways! Intellectual Wellness can help keep our brains healthy and add to our wellbeing as we age.  Train

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Social Teatime

Social Teatime for Everyone 55+ Once a month, Literacy Unlimited hosts a social teatime for anyone 55+. Over a cup of tea and a snack, we LAUGH, CHAT and ENJOY each others company. You will learn more about yourself, and others while having FUN. When From 1:00 to 2:00pm Next social teatimes are: Where The LU Office at Horizon High School 90 Jubliee Square Avenue, Pointe Claire Interested in joining the fun ? Call us at 514-694-0007 or fill in this form: Not for you? Why not visit our New Classes page and see what else is on offer.

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