Issues: March 2021

In This Issue
New opportunities for fun
Both pop-up park installations provide an opportunity to encourage unstructured play outdoors
Christine Latreille
New organization helping the homeless
A short-term project making sandwiches has developed into a full scale production that feeds thousands of people at seven shelters
Christine Latreille
New park named for ex-Habs player
The green space will include a water play area and a discovery trail for children
Christine Latreille
New website culls educational resources
Parents and kids can discover a wide range of organizations that promote student success
Christine Latreille
Nominations open for bike giveaway
Every year, approximately 100 children who have done something special in the community or have shown courage are rewarded with a new bike
Christine Latreille
Online chess courses available for kids
A CEGEP professor says there are many benefits to playing chess and it is a great way for kids to spend time during the pandemic
Samantha Mileto
Pediatricians want sleepover camps reopened
More than 80 doctors have signed a letter asking the government to allow sleepover camps to open for the sake of children's mental and physical well being
Dr. Earl Rubin Division director, pediatric infectious diseases, Montreal Children’s Hospital, MUHC Dr. Marc Lebel President of the Association des Pédiatres du Québec
plastic egg toss
Active for Life Team
Redwood camp reopening for 2021
After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, this summer camp in Vaudreuil will be welcoming back youngsters with new programs and safety measures
Christine Latreille
say yes to puddle play
Discover the many reasons why parents should let their kids jump, kick and frolic in puddles
Josée Bergeron