Community Links


Amcal’s Brunch for Moms at the Women’s Centre!

Brunch for Moms Every Thursday 12 - 1:30 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Starting September 14, 2017 Join the Amcal team for Lunch for Moms! It’s an opportunity for mothers to meet, socialize, and discuss different topics of interest. Lunch will be served and on-site childcare is available for the little ones. This free activity is part of the Our Place Drop-In Moms and Tots Playgroup Program. For more info, please call Kim Noble at 514-694-3161 Ext. 227 or email knoble@amcal.ca  

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Breastfeeding Clinic on Wednesday afternoons

New this year! Breastfeeding Drop-Ins Every Wednesday 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. St. Columba Church Hall (adjacent to the kitchen)  Starting September 6, 2017 Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by the weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service (CIUSSS ODIM/MWI IUHSSC). It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their ...

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Information for West Island Resources Available Online!

  Visit the new West Island Resources Facebook group to see what resources are available on the West Island for you and your family and, alternatively, add your own resource!

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Cerebral Palsy Guidance

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Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance. We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.

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Job Opportunity at St. Columba Church

St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church has an opening for a Kids Animator The kids animator plays an important role in each child’s experience of the church and is a member of the church’s pastoral team. This is a part-time position (2 days/week on average with some times of the year requiring more and others less) that will begin in September 2016. For the complete job description, please visit St. Columba’s website. Email inquiries can be sent to Terril Doman, H.R. Committee Convener at terrildoman@sympatico.ca.  

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St. Columba Church Is Looking for Volunteers

Volunteers Needed for St. Columba's  Window Marché Every Friday, volunteers from St. Columba Church set up a lovely window market in our shared hallway where they sell fresh baked goods, soups, and conveniently-packaged meals to go. Members who participate in Friday classes have no doubt seen and enjoyed the Marché! St. Columba considers the Marché an outreach and fellowship activity with the Women's Centre and the community at large. St. Columba is looking for more volunteers to help with this initiative. Volunteers are needed: Thursday afternoons from 1-4 ...

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West Island Lakers Basketball

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The West Island Lakers Basketball Association (WILBA) is a non-profit organization which was started in the 1960’s. WILBA is committed in doing what is right for the players. Membership has grown to over 900 members, starting at pre-novice, 6 years of age, up through juvenile,18 years of age (house league). A girls league was started in 1999. Coaches and assistant coaches receive training through clinics. The referees and minor official staff are developed from within the organization. The association offers an excellent house league as well as a competitive interc...

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West Island CALACS: Helping Victims of Sexual Aggression

The CALACS de l’Ouest de l’Île is a non-profit feminist organization with a mission of supporting female victims of sexual assault and providing prevention services to the community. For more information about the support and services available at this organization, please get in touch with the West Island CALACS: Tel : 514-684-2198 Email: info@calacsdelouest.ca Fax : 514-684-4703 www.calacsdelouest.ca 4894 Boul. Des Sources CP 43536, Roxboro, DDO Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H8Y 3P4

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Pointe-Claire Block Parents

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We are proud to announce the re-establishment of Block Parents in our community, thanks to the initiative of one parent planting a seed and watching it grow into public interest on the West Island and, finally, into community groups. In Pointe-Claire, we started as a few parents interested in developing and maintaining our small-town feel of community while dealing with a larger-city population. Seeing as knowing thy neighbour is not always that easy, particularly when there are 31 000 of them, we had to look to other ways we could bring the community together to create ...

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West Island Community Resource Centre (CRC)

The West Island Community Resource Centre (CRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving individual and collective well-being in the West Island. It provides an information and referral service and strengthens and supports the development of the West Island community in collaboration with community partners. CRC services and activities include: A community information and referral service by phone, in person, and on-line at www.crcinfo.ca Publication of specialized resource guides (for seniors, and youth). A community event calendar and complete ...

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