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  • UTC 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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  • Adult Education Centre Updates
    Here are the registration dates and relevant information and links for the winter schedule for the adult education centres: Place Cartier – Register as soon as possible! Space is limited and many course are already full. Here are some useful links: Go to this link to find out more about the registration process at Place …

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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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  • 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. This year, many Canadians may find themselves struggling to make ends meet as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The goal this year is to help all Canadians make good financial decisions. Take some time this month to think about your financial situation. If you know someone who is struggling …

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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 12th 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 …

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  • October is Health Literacy Month
    In the middle of a global pandemic, it is so important to understand health information and be able to access health services when you need them. Health literacy is the ability to understand and use information about health. Health literacy is an essential skill. If you are looking to increase your health literacy or you …

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  • International Literacy Day
    September 8th is International Literacy Day. The theme this year is teaching and learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. For many people with low literacy skills, Covid-19 has made life even more difficult. Low literacy skills limit someone’s access to critical health and prevention information. It makes access to support services, education, health care, as well …

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