Community News More

Child-led outdoor preschool launches in Montreal

This fall, preschoolers can enjoy the outdoors and learn more about nature at Riversong Forest School, taking place in Montreal.

WOWMOMSWORLD play centre opens

This new wellness centre offers programs and services for people of all ages, even babies as young as four weeks old.

Inclusive playground in Beaconsfield offers ways for every child to play

The all-inclusive playground at Heights Park in Beaconsfield has become a community gathering space for children and residents of all ages and abilities.

New book club launched for black girls

A West Island association is starting a new initiative in September to give black girls a place to share perspectives on books and promote their culture

Incentives for families to holiday at home

As more Quebecers plan staycations this summer, families can take advantage of an annual National Parks card

Young kids can learn gymnastics in a park

A local company is offering workshops in parks around Montreal to get kids moving outdoors

15 ways to keep kids cool this summer

From babies to older kids, discover some fun ways to beat the heat on sweltering days

Teachers call for less restrictive measures for fall

In a petition sent to the province's education minister, a group of teachers say that it is unfair to impose measures on students such as keeping them in "bubbles" with small groups of kids

Families can watch IMAX documentaries at home

The Montreal Science Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary by streaming four free films for families and three for a small fee

Upcoming Activities in Montreal More

Bromont beckons families this summer

This Eastern Townships borough has new trails for hiking, a water park pass that includes free access to an aerial course and mountain biking lessons for kids

Jean-Doré beach set to open

Many families will be pleased to know that the city is opening up another spot where they can beat the summer heat

Passport is gateway to city attractions

Tourism Montreal is offering families a chance to visit the city's cultural centres and try out various attractions that have recently reopened

Kids can partake in drawing contest

This contest is part of an Italian festival, which will be a virtual event with a plethora of concerts, documentaries, fashion shows and more

The Botanical Gardens set to reopen

As of June 15, the outdoor gardens will reopen and access will be free for kids 17 and younger until August 31.

Teen writing contest focuses on life during the pandemic

Two foundations that support youth are holding a contest in the hopes of learning about the life experiences of many teens across Canada

Featured Articles More

Screen time in the age of Coronavirus

A research director at Common Sense Media, a leading source of entertainment and technology recommendations for families, explains the science behind new screen rules

A great way to teach kids about tolerance

Intolerance. It seems to be everywhere these days. President Donald Trump can be heard making disparaging remarks about people on

Books that educate kids about Indian residential schools

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission shares stories of the impact of natives having their children taken from them by the Canadian government and put in schools to try to assimilate them

Pediatricians ask premier to ease restrictions for kids

In a letter to Francois Legault, pediatricians are calling for the elimination of the two-metre physical distancing rule for kids 12 and under

Should my family get a dog?

Local writer Julie Matlin shares her own experience and offers advice from veterinarian Elkin Seto and dog trainer Aimee Pierce

Three books that honour the legacy of Anne Frank

Her diary has humanized the experience of the Holocaust and these books can help educate young people about this terrible time in history