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November 2020

Seniors and Cannabis: Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid to Ask!

November 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Zoom
Free

November 17, 2020 - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Register by November 16  by sending us an email with your contact info (name, phone number and organization) to: info@seniorsactionquebec.ca.   Presentation 1: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Alain Deschamps: Your Legal Responsibilities and Rights Mr Deschamps is a  former defense lawyer  working as a Plain Language  Specialist  and Translator with the legal information centre  Éducaloi. Mr. Deschamps will be addressing  the following: Cannabis and driving: what are the limits?; What powers…

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Beating burnout and learning to thrive

November 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Join Juniper Belshaw and Vesna Antwan in this participatory online workshop. Using tools like reflection exercises and breakout rooms, participants will gain a better understanding of what causes burnout, the warning signs, and ways in which it can be prevented. By the end of the session, participants will: • Recognize the differences between anxiety, depression and burnout • Explore the considerable impact of burnout • Gain practical ways to protect your energy at work and beyond • Reconnect to the…

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Silent Auction Virtual Fundraiser

November 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 29, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

Did you know the JAC Foundation helps hundreds of our students every year who do without the essentials like groceries, books, others to stay in school? Support a good cause and bid, shop, share the info – and change the life of a JAC student in need. The silent auction virtual fundraiser is open until November 29. More details here  

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Geordie@40 : Party Playlist

November 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Geordie Theatre has just turned 40 and that calls for a big celebration! On Saturday November 21st, from 11a.m. to 3p.m., Geordie Theatre is looking forward to offering the public a special 4-hour event, celebrating 40 years of celebrating young people, their stories, and their communities. The event will showcase many forms of storytelling such as dance, music, spoken word poetry and song. It will feature a wide variety of talent, including headliner and esteemed community leader Jonathan Emile! It…

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December 2020

Lecture & Panel Discussion: Social Isolation and the Lessons of Lockdown

December 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Following eight months of social distancing measures, unprecedented numbers of Canadians are now experiencing both physical and social isolation from their colleagues, family, and communities. Join the English Speaking Catholic Council from 7p.m. to 8:30p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd as Milton Friesen guides participants through the data and explores the possibilities for a way forward. This Zoom event will include a panel discussion involving Vanessa Herrick of Seniors Action Quebec, Talitha Lemoine of Christian Campus Outreach and Cathie Macaulay of Pastoral Home Care, Archdiocese of Montreal. Milton Friesen is the General Manager…

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COVID-19’s Impacts on the Wholesale Trade Sector: What does the survey data tell us about sales, prices and the recovery so far?

December 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Join Statistics Canada for a free upcoming online learning session on COVID-19's Impacts on the Wholesale Trade Sector: What does the survey data tell us about sales, prices and the recovery so far?   Please note: Advanced registration is required. As spaces are limited, please register early!   Webinar: COVID-19's Impacts on the Wholesale Trade Sector: What does the survey data tell us about sales, prices and the recovery so far?   Description: This webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of COVID-19’s impacts on the…

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An Exploration of English-Speakers’ Heritage, Culture and Communities in Quebec

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

On Thursday December 18, join Y4Y Quebec for an inter-regional discussion about heritage and culture in English-Speaking communities in Quebec. Alongside Youth Cultural Ambassadors, Y4Y will be fostering an inter-generational conversation featuring youth and community organization representatives. Regions will be paired with one another and discuss 3 topics: heritage, culture and community. This is an opportunity for regions to learn about one another, for organizations to network and provide support for one another inter-regionally. During the event Y4Y will be…

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January 2021

Tools for Planning Ahead

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

Educaloi will present an overview of some important legal tools to make life easier for your loved ones down the road. This workshop will cover the basics of : Power of attorney Protection mandates Advance medical directives Wills This workshop is presented in collaboration with the Atwater Library Financial Literacy Program. It is open to anyone interested in the topic and Atwater Library membership is not required. It may be of particular interest to persons 50 and older, but adults of…

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February 2021

RAWQ Coffee Chat with Dr. Dorothy Williams

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Dr. Dorothy Williams, Historian and Author, will join us this Thursday at 10:00 am for our weekly Coffee Chats.  Dr. Dorothy Williams is a respected community activist, historian, author and professor. She grew up in Montreal’s historic black community of Little Burgundy. She created Blacbiblio.com, to foster accessible resources and a bibliographic record of the historical presence of Blacks in Canada. Dr. Williams is an in-demand speaker on Canadian Black History, with a Master’s in History and a Doctorate in Library and…

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Taking Care of Body & Mind as We Get Older: Symptoms & Treatment Options

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Seniors Action Quebec is excited to announce a new webinar called: Taking Care of Body & Mind as We Get Older: Symptoms & Treatment Options on February 23 2021 from 1:30-3:30 PM. To register, please send  an email with your contact info (name, phone number and organization) to: info@seniorsactionquebec.ca. A confirmation email will be sent to you within 2 working days.  

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