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Ometz agency trains caregivers, making them highly employable
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Ometz agency trains caregivers, making them highly employable

“It’s often a new chapter in their lives.”

The love of being a student: the story of Irene Steiner
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The love of being a student: the story of Irene Steiner

It’s never too late to return to school – especially when your formative years have been shattered by displacement, living as a Jew in central Europe during World War II

Teens to teach seniors computer and smartphone skills
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Teens to teach seniors computer and smartphone skills

Some of us learned about computers and cell phones as part of our jobs, but others in the 55-plus demographic may not had that kind of training.

Cummings Centre to host caregiving conference in October
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Cummings Centre to host caregiving conference in October

Cummings Centre Social Action Committee will host their first Conference on Caregiving, Wed. Oct. 3.

Sun Youth employs students through Valorisation Jeunesse
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Sun Youth employs students through Valorisation Jeunesse

by Louiza Guira I first joined Sun Youth in the summer of 2014. I was excited as it was my first job. I worked full time in the food bank, an opportunity given to me by Valorisation Jeunesse, a project that allows dynamic people 16 to 18, especially those that […]

Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels
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Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels

Children are back at school and we are back too.

New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training
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New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training

For English speaking seniors, lacking computer skills can be a major handicap in using social media to connect with family and community. Because those in the 55-plus demographic often live alone, with family far away, transport and accompaniment to appointments is another need. Two innovative and sustainable projects targeting these […]

Photo: Gar Lunney, 1961, Library and Archives Canada
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Limitless learning: Fall 2018

Learning doesn’t stop.

Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation
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Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation

It was an emotional end to a fantastic journey.

Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent
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Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent

Bernie’s back, and for those among us who are trying to make sense of this weird Quebec election campaign, that’s good news.