News and Events - 2012

12 December
Results made public by the Institut de la statistique du Québec establish a connection between reading to children two and under and better academic [...]
5 December
In August 2012, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) and Avenir d'enfants formed a partnership t [...]
5 December
In this report, made public on December 4, 2012, the Conseil looks at the importance of providing the largest number of young people with professiona [...]
23 November
The Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA) is an international awards program that recognizes the highest standards of excellence in web design and developm [...]
14 November
On October 24, 2012, the Conseil supérieur de l'éducation du Québec published an opinion entitled Mieux accueillir et éduquer les enfants [...]
8 November
Although some parents find nothing unusual in the idea of reading to their baby, others are surprised that such young children would be interested in [...]
1 November
The 14th edition of the Literacy Foundation's Gift of Reading was launched on November 1, 2012, and will run until the end of December. This year, th [...]
29 October
To support and motivate the next generation, the Association des centres jeunesse du Québec, in partnership with the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundati [...]
29 October
On the occasion of the 2012 conference of the ACJQ (Association des centres jeunesse du Québec), the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, represented [...]
27 September
Laurier Fortin, full professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, has published Trait d'union, a high-school dropout prevention program. The guide, pre [...]
27 September
As part of the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development (QLSCD), the Institut de la statistique du Québec has published four reports (in [...]
19 September
Québec en Forme is proud to launch WIXX, a communication campaign aimed at promoting recreational activities and active transportation among pre-teen [...]
20 August
Sylvie Bernier, the Healthy Lifestyle Ambassador for Québec en Forme, was also assistant Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the 2012 Olympic Games. S [...]
13 June
A recent fascicle published by the Institut de la statistique du Québec as part of the Étude longitudinale du développement des enfants du Québec (EL [...]
5 June
This conference, organized by the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD), the Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Develo [...]
31 May
The Sommet sur l'éducation publique, co-chaired by Paul Gérin-Lajoie and Léa Clermont-Dion, was held on May 31 and June 1, 2012. The purpose of the s [...]
26 May
On May 26, 2012, Lucie and André Chagnon were honoured to receive the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Exceptional Merit (gold) in recognition of thei [...]
23 May
On May 23, 2012, several community members of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region, just outside of Montreal, were awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamon [...]
1 May
The winter 2012 issue of the magazine Municipalité+Famille provides interesting coverage of the forum Un Québec fou de ses enfants, 20 ans et ça con [...]
13 April
In this study published by Université de Sherbrooke, Pierre Fortin, Luc Godbout and Suzy St-Cerny estimate that, in 2008, universal access to low-fee [...]
4 April
Between the ages of 9 and 13, young Quebecers begin to become less physically active - a trend that continues throughout their teenage years. Faire b [...]
1 April
The magazine for young families also has a new look with a redesigned and airier layout. But its mission remains the same:encouraging children to suc [...]
29 March
This year, at the Naître et grandir booth, visitors will be able to rewatch television commercials, rediscover the Naître et grandir website and, bes [...]
17 February
On February 17, 2012, Claude Chagnon, President of the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, will be one of three guest speakers at a Hot issues@lunch [...]
13 February
The 2012 edition of Hooked on School Days will be celebrated across Quebec from February 13-17. This year, fourteen regions will be taking part in th [...]
1 February
With a print run of 14,000 copies, the mission of the journal Développement social is to provide a forum for discussion among actors in social develo [...]
31 January
Organized by the Association pour la santé publique du Québec (ASPQ), this event was held in Montreal on January 31, 2012, with the support of Health [...]
1 January
Although the social economy and community action work hard to counter the underlying causes of poverty and exclusion, they cannot bring about signifi [...]
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