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August 2020

Dreaming Big: Canada’s best skilled team

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

If health care providers work as a team, they must practice as a team. Technology has allowed teaching hospitals like the MUHC to implement continuous learning through innovative medical simulation. Join the MUHC’s Director of Education, Dr. Elene Khalil, and Simulation Specialist Advisor, Caroline White, as they explore how the use of simulation technology has transformed patient care at the MUHC, from the OR to the ER and in between.

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September 2020

Genetic testing leads the way in personalized medicine

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

In recent years, genome sequencing has allowed for astonishing progress in the field of genetics, but scientists have yet to unveil its full potential. Genomic medicine is a new and exciting field that has played a pivotal role in the early diagnosis of cancers and rare diseases . It has paved the way for personalized medicine by allowing us to tailor health care based on the genetic makeup of an individual. Join researchers Dr. Patricia Tonin and Dr. Vincent Mooser as…

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Lunch & Learn: Does Community Activism make Quebec Anglophones Happier?

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Dr. Bonin will present his Working Paper called “Fostering the Well-Being of English-Speaking Quebecers Through Community Involvement? A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between Activism and Individual Happiness.” He will discuss how participation in organizations, associations, and institutions, and contributes to community autonomy, control and wellbeing.

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Lifestyle is a lifesaver – how to keep your heart healthy

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Join MUHC cardiologist Dr. Jacques Genest and clinician scientist Dr. Louise Pilote as they explore the role genetics play in the development of cardiovascular disease. They’ll be answering questions and sharing health care tips to help us better understand how our lifestyles impact our susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, as well as the differences in cardiovascular health risks between men and women.

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A future without heart disease – how can you play a role?

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

In 10 years, Montreal will have the lowest rate of hospitalization and fewest deaths due to heart disease in Canada. But how do we get there? Join the MUHC’s Chief of Cardiology, Dr. Nadia Giannetti, and Director of Preventive and Genomic Cardiology at the MUHC, Dr. George Thanassoulis, as they come together to discuss the path forward to reach this radical goal. They’ll share the insider scoop on the current cardiology trials taking place at the MUHC, and answer your…

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Vulnerability to Vitality: Building Sustainable English-Speaking Black and African Visible Minority Communities in Quebec

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online

The Black community of Quebec, the English-speaking Black community has for long suffered the worst socio-economic and psycho-social conditions compared to other (non-indigenous) populations throughout Canada. The stress of the COVID-19 crisis will worsen these conditions leading to longer periods of unemployment, increasing difficulty to pay bills, and manage other obligations. The accumulation of unattended matters will take a deep toll. This gas awoke the sensitivity to the messages of the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Hence corporations and peoples around…

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Everything You Need for Year-End Fundraising

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

The end of the year is just around the corner. On September 17th, join CanadaHelps’ Laura Dempsey and Marko Miketic to start preparing for your year-end fundraising campaign—and all the tools and tactics that can help. Find out how to: • Optimize your website for accepting online donations; • Bolster your year-end fundraising results with online donation forms; • Attract new donors by launching a charitable gift guide for the holiday season; and • Track success against your goals by…

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November 2020

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

November 17 @ 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 @ 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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Geordie@40 : Party Playlist

November 21 @ 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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