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  • Black History Month 2023
    February is Black History Month. The theme this year is: Out of the Darkness, into the Light Click here to check out the CTV News Montreal Programming for Black History Month. You will hear about the different black politicians that have served in Quebec. The article highlights the diversity and richness of Quebec’s black community, …

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  • 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 …

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  • Our News October 2022
    Our News October 2022 Every year LU staff, tutors and learners contribute to our in-house publication, Our News. This year we asked everyone “What is your favorite season and why?” Here’s what they said! What are our favorite seasons? “My favorite season is fall as I enjoy the cool morning air and by the afternoon, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • 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 …

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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 …

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  • West Island Careers Centre
    The West Island Careers Centre is located in Pierrefonds. They offer a range of courses for adults, including: To find out more about their programs and the registration process click on the links above or go to the WICC website.
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