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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

What day camps will open this summer?

Although day camps have been given the green light to open, a set of safety and health guidelines is making the endeavour financially and logistically challenging

Kids with special needs to benefit from extra support

Autism Canada and The Uncomplicated Family form an alliance to help kids with special needs access trusted online apps and games

Montreal opens up certain sporting and leisure spaces

Montrealers can once again enjoy cycling on Île Notre-Dame, playing tennis, and running on outdoor tracks

Families can watch IMAX documentaries at home

The Montreal Science Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary by streaming four free films for families

10 nature activities you can do with kids

With the nice weather upon us and families itching to get outside, here are some ideas to keep kids curious about nature

Pediatrician wants kids to do sports and go to summer camp

Dr. Suzanne Vaillancourt is an emergency room pediatrician and mother of four children. Find out why she feels we need to let kids out of lockdown.

Breastfeeding organization is offering resources in English

Nourri-Source has been helping French-speaking women for many years and it is now answering the call of English-speaking Montrealers with a bilingual website

Try new family activities during lock down

From virtual roller coaster rides and free colouring pages to online museum events and games of bingo, kids of all ages are sure to find something that will put a smile on their faces

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Sugar shack festival kicks off in Verdun

Kids can take part in food-tasting and square-dancing activities as well as learn the origins of maple syrup in Quebec

Retail store hosts fundraiser to help kids with special needs

The Artizan's shopping night will benefit Trails of Summer, a non-profit day camp in the West Island

Montreal to host international diving competition

There will be almost 100 elite divers from 14 countries competing at the FINA World Diving competition at the Montreal Olympic Park’s Sports Centre

New play at Centaur tackles themes of life

Through games, storytelling, drawing, and the story of one sad little fish, young audiences will begin to understand how we celebrate life and say goodbye

St. Patrick’s Day parades are festive family outings

The downtown parade will take place on March 22 and a smaller one will be held in Hudson on March 21

Exhibit educates young people about the Holocaust

This temporary exhibit features five children’s books inspired by true stories

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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

FitSpirit program helps girls stay active

The aim is to leverage strong social bonds among teen girls to cultivate a lifelong love of sports, running, dance or other physical activity

What is the best cabane a sucre around Montreal?

There’s nothing quite like a visit to a cabane à sucre when the weather warms up and the maple tree

Skating trails are growing in number and popularity

There are many places not too far from Montreal where families can skate for kilometres on trails through a forest

Books tackle the difficult topic of gun violence

These four books are an age-appropriate way to educate young people about the dangers of firearms