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  • Literacy Quebec Resources
    Literacy Quebec is an umbrella organization representing 13 community-based literacy organizations across Quebec.  Literacy Unlimited is part of this network.  Member organizations offer literacy services, from one-on-one tutoring to small group instruction and learning centers to English speaking individuals and families. For a full list of all the great member organizations, visit the Literacy Quebec website at: https://www.literacyquebec.org/memberstest.html On the …

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  • Adult Education Centre Updates
    Here are the registration dates and relevant information for the adult education centres: Place Cartier – Spring courses start May 5th – Register NOW Space is limited and many course are already full Click here to find out more about registering at Place Cartier 2021 To apply online and set up an appointment with an …

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  • Covid-19 Information and Resources
    Here are just some links you will find useful as we face this pandemic together. CIUSSS tool – mental health and the pandemic (PDF) Literacy Quebec Covid-19 Vaccination Helpline Literacy Quebec Helpline – helping English speaking Quebecers who need information and support How to get an appointment for a Covid-19 vaccination in Quebec Information and …

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  • International Women’s Day
    March 8th is International Women’s Day In Canada, this year’s theme is Choose to Challenge. The International’s women’s day page is a great place to start a session. Here you can find out more about the theme and what it means. You will also be encouraged to strike a pose – and accept the challenge. …

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  • Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss
    Dr Seuss started creating books for early readers after learning that so many American children were having trouble learning to read. About Dr Seuss Want to learn more about his incredible life. Here’s a great article to share during a tutoring session: https://www.cbc.ca/books/60-facts-about-the-world-of-dr-seuss-1.4557340 Books by Dr Seuss And if you’re looking for Dr Seuss books …

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  • Black History Month
    February is Black History Month. In Canada, this year’s theme is The Future is Now. The Government of Canada’s website has lots of information including short biographies and videos about the many noteworthy Black figures in Canadian history, This month there are also lots of other interesting and inspiring articles to read, watch and discuss …

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  • Family Literacy Day
    “The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more that you LEARN, the more places you’ll GO.” Dr. Seuss January 27th is Family Literacy Day! Created in 1999 by ABC Literacy Canada, their goal is to remind families of the importance of participating in reading and learning activities together on a …

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  • Write On 2021 – Connections
    LU is inviting all learners to submit their entries for Write On 2021. Our theme is Connections. Please encourage your learner to write a short text for our annual in-house publication. To find out more about Write On 2021 and for guidance and ideas on how to support your learner as they develop a text, …

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  • UTC Fundraising Event 2021
    Spend an evening with a Canadian novelist and raise funds to support free adult literacy tutoring in the West Island. Literacy Unlimited is proud to present Under the Cover, a conversation with a Canadian author about books, the writing process, and topics of interest to the audience. At each Under the Cover event, a moderator …

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  • Winter Holidays
    December is the start of winter. It’s a month of holiday celebrations and, in normal times, family gatherings. This year will be a little different. But nothing will stop the snow falling in Quebec. So, get out your winter clothes and prepare to start those winter activities. But if you are choosing to stay inside …

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