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Helping seniors one gift at a time

Helping seniors one gift at a time

The Santa to a Senior MTL initiative ensures hundreds of elderly people receive a present during the holidays
Free art therapy for newcomers to Mtl

Free art therapy for newcomers to Mtl

Refugees can avail of individual or group sessions to help them transition to life in their new city
SnowPass allows kids to ski

SnowPass allows kids to ski virtually free

Approximately 100 hills offer this deal to youngsters in the hopes they will develop a love of skiing and snowboarding from a young age
Families can win Xmas tree

Families can win Xmas tree with gifts

At this charitable event, kids can also have a photo taken with Santa
Dyslexia Facebook page aims to educate

Dyslexia Facebook page aims to educate

A Montreal mom created this resource to help parents broaden their understanding of this learning disorder
Why do playgrounds close for winter

Why do playgrounds close for winter?

The Montreal climate is to blame for rendering a lot of equipment hazardous in cold weather

Backyard rinks growing in popularity

Searching for a variety of ways to enjoy time outdoors this winter, many families have decided to take the plunge and build rinks in their backyards
Santa Claus parade cancelled

Santa Claus parade cancelled for 2021

The annual event that takes place downtown has been called off due to the pandemic and concerns for public safety
Helping kids adjust to daylight savings time

Help kids adjust to daylight savings time

Parents can make some small changes to routines that will ease the transition when we set the clocks back an hour in November
Service supports students who stay home

Service supports students who stay home

For students who can't return to school because of COVID-19, an online school has been set up and classes are given using the Microsoft 365 platform
New podcast addresses mental health

New podcast addresses mental health

The series of talks focuses on challenges facing Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities
Space for Life offers all-access passport 

Space for Life offers all-access passport 

Families who purchase this new passport will have access to the Biodome, Planetarium, Botanical Garden, and Biosphere