Free Online Seminars

Join us for a Free Seminar!

During this period of physical distancing, the Women’s Centre is taking its free seminars online.

All of the Women’s Centre’s seminars are free and open to the general public. This seminar will take place online via the Zoom application. Upcoming seminars and registration details below.

COVID Confinement: Dealing With Anxiety And Loneliness

Evening webinar:
Tuesday, June 2 @ 7 pm
**To register sign up here
or email Nadia at

Daytime webinar:
Wednesday, June 3 @ 1 pm
**To register sign up here
or email Nadia at

This session will help people to identify their sources of anxiety and loneliness and how to better manage these feelings. Assessing triggers and what is fuelling these states will help one to better navigate these emotions and cope with more understanding and awareness. A guided relaxation exercise will help the process of emotional regulation.

Register for a free evening or daytime webinar through these links and stay tuned for more webinar topics that psychologist Marianne Van Oyen will cover over the next month.

Daycares And Summer Camps: What You Need To Know!

Thursday, June 4 @ 1 pm
**To register sign up here or email Kristin at

This one-hour free West Island Women’s Centre webinar will cover many different topics related to the opening of daycares and summer camps: What regulations have been put in place for camps? What happens if you don’t want to send your kids to daycare? Do you lose your spot? What happens if your daycare is now closed for good?

Frédérique will cover the following information:
-Explain how daycares / summer camps are to reopen in the next month (and safety measures related to the process)
– Explain your rights as an employee or employer regarding sending back your child (will you lose your spot at daycare, can you be forced to send your kids to come back to work, etc).
– Discuss cool services or tools to help moms this summer
– Answer any questions you might have

Presenter: Frédérique Lissoir is an entrepreneur and a lawyer. Co-founder of Propulsio 360° business consultants since 2015, she specializes in organizing her clients’ creativity and managing their growth. 

If you have any questions about deconfinement that you would like to ask Frédérique, please email them to or you can ask your questions during the webinar through the Zoom chat feature.