Events

Winter Break 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Winter break. The office will reopen Monday March 8th. Enjoy the break!

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Easter Break 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont wish you a Happy Easter! The office will be closed during this period: Ped Day: April 1 Easter Break: April 2 & 5

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Office Closed April PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. (No, this is not an April fool's joke!) The office will be closed: Thursday April 1st

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International Children’s Book Day 2021

Spread the love of reading with a child on Children’s Book Day, and help foster the imagination of the next generation.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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National Volunteer Week 2021

TLE wants to thank all of its wonderful and dedicated volunteers!

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World Book Day 2021

TLE is honouring World Book Day by giving away free books during the week! April 23rd is the day for celebrating Canadian literature and reading. Dedicate April 23rd to reading and encourage friends and family to do so, too. Celebrate by picking a new book to read or by reading a book to a child. It is also a good occasion to find a new book series to immerse yourself in or to learn more about Canadian authors. Canada Book Day is celebrated on the same day as World Book and Copyright Day, a yearly event organized by UNESCO to [...]

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Victoria Day Holiday 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Victoria Day Holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday May 25th.

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Office Closed May PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. (No, this is not an April fool's joke!) The office will be closed: Friday May 28th  

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.

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Celebration Event 2021

Join us as we celebrate our students success and the volunteers and staff who helped them!

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St-Jean Baptiste 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the St-Jean Baptiste. The office will reopen Thursday June 25th.

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Summer Holiday Closure 2021

The Learning Exchange is closed for the 2021 summer holiday. The office will be closed during this period. Enjoy the summer weather!

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Date/Time Past Events
Winter Break 2021
February 27th 2021 - March 7th 2021
All Day

Winter Break 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Winter break. The office will reopen Monday March 8th. Enjoy the break!
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
March 13th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
March 20th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
March 27th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Office Closed April PED Day
April 1st 2021
All Day

Office Closed April PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. (No, this is not an April fool's joke!) The office will be closed: Thursday April 1st
Easter Break 2021
April 1st 2021 - April 5th 2021
All Day

Easter Break 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont wish you a Happy Easter! The office will be closed during this period: Ped Day: April 1 Easter Break: April 2 & 5
International Children's Book Day 2021
April 2nd 2021
All Day

International Children's Book Day 2021

Spread the love of reading with a child on Children’s Book Day, and help foster the imagination of the next generation.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
April 3rd 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
April 10th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
April 17th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
National Volunteer Week 2021
April 18th 2021 - April 24th 2021
All Day

National Volunteer Week 2021

TLE wants to thank all of its wonderful and dedicated volunteers!
World Book Day 2021
April 23rd 2021
All Day

World Book Day 2021

TLE is honouring World Book Day by giving away free books during the week! April 23rd is the day for celebrating Canadian literature and reading. Dedicate April 23rd to reading and encourage friends and family to do so, too. Celebrate by picking a new book to read or by reading a book to a child. It is also a good occasion to find a new book series to immerse yourself in or to learn more about Canadian authors. Canada Book Day is celebrated on the same day as World Book and Copyright Day, a yearly event organized by UNESCO to [...]
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
April 24th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
May 1st 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
May 8th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
May 15th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
May 22nd 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Victoria Day Holiday 2021
May 24th 2021
All Day

Victoria Day Holiday 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Victoria Day Holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday May 25th.
Office Closed May PED Day
May 28th 2021
All Day

Office Closed May PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. (No, this is not an April fool's joke!) The office will be closed: Friday May 28th  
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
May 29th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
June 5th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Online Wellness Yoga for Students
June 12th 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Online Wellness Yoga for Students

Join Pheleshia for Saturday Wellness through Yoga sessions: A wellness class that includes breathing, yoga, thought provoking quotes, reflective journaling, personal mantra writing, and sharing.
Celebration Event 2021
June 15th 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Celebration Event 2021

Join us as we celebrate our students success and the volunteers and staff who helped them!
St-Jean Baptiste 2021
June 24th 2021
All Day

St-Jean Baptiste 2021

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the St-Jean Baptiste. The office will reopen Thursday June 25th.
Summer Holiday Closure 2021
June 24th 2021 - August 29th 2021
All Day

Summer Holiday Closure 2021

The Learning Exchange is closed for the 2021 summer holiday. The office will be closed during this period. Enjoy the summer weather!

February Volunteer Get Together AM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Wednesday, February 24th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. February date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Monday evening, February 22nd, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Wednesday morning, February 24th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers can register for the zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and passcode.    

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[Wurd] Up February 2021

For this year`s [WURD] Up Community Literacy Series, we are launching with a virtual event celebrating the 2nd edition of the Il Ifé Africana Studies Collection (IIASC). IIASC was established in 2020 as a legacy project with alumna Deanna Smith with the purpose of providing young people with expanded resources related to the history and cultures of the African Diaspora. This is a school-community event targeted to youth and adults. This live streamed event will explore the topic of literature as resistance with Deanna Smith (Writer, Performer, Educator and LSA Alumna) and Gabriella Kinté (Activist, Author and Founder of Racines [...]

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February Volunteer Get Together PM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Monday, February 22nd for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. February date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Monday evening, February 22nd, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Wednesday morning, February 24th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers can register for the zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    

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Virtual meeting with LDT and guests

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif meets with young Quebecers ! Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will take part in a live meeting with classes in Québec during a grand virtual meeting on February 17. Special guests will also join in the festivities to offer young people a unique moment of inspiration and encouragement. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will be answering a number of questions from young people at this youth-focused event.  

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A Thousand No’s | DJ Corchin

Join DJ, as he discusses his journey to being an author, how he had to live the lesson of A Thousand NO's and work with others to change his original idea, and introduces creative exercises to be able to practice idea growing. It’s a fun and meaningful 45 min session on growth mindset and the power of wonderment! Check back in January to register and get the zoom link.

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DJ Corchin Virtual Visit | Author & Illustrator

Join us online Tuesday, February 16th 2021 from 1:00 pm -1:45 pm ET for a special event with author and illustrator DJ Corchin. FREE ONLINE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Register here, in advance, to secure your spot!

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Hooked on School Days Events 2021

Hooked on School Days (HSD), held during the third week of February, has mobilized Quebecers around the educational success of young people. This event reminds students, parents, school staff, employers, and all provincial and regional stakeholders that they play a vital role in encouraging young Quebecers to stay in school.

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International Book Giving Day 2021

February 14th is about sharing the love of books! #bookgivingday

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I Feel… Series on Zoom with DJ Corchin

Join author and illustrator DJ Corchin and The Learning Exchange for a fun online family event via Zoom with DJ's popular children's book series: I Feel... A family literacy event for the whole family! The I Feel…Children’s Series is the perfect way for any child to begin exploring emotions whether through the colorful drawings, meaningful text, or playful metaphors. They’re sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. NOTE: Listed on Autism Speaks Resource Library

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Literacy Quebec Valentine’s Extravaganza

Valentine's Day Extravaganza: Online Games! We love our Members and we wanted to celebrate Valentine's Day with you! This event is for all literacy councils, staff and volunteers to have a bit of FUN with some games we can play online! To register for this AMAZING event, email or contact Enza at 450-688-2933 ext 3126. We hope to see you there!! ~ Literacy Quebec

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January Volunteer Get Together AM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Friday, January 29th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. January date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Tuesday evening, January 26th, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Friday morning, January 29th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers will get a zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    

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Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021

Let's start the conversation on mental health!

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Barbara Reid | Clay Creations

As part of this year’s celebrations, ABC Life Literacy Canada is running the first-ever Family Literacy Day virtual event with Honorary Chair Barbara Reid. Open to everyone across Canada, the event will take place on Wednesday January 27, 2021 from 4:30-5:00pm ET. Barbara will be doing a demonstration on how to use clay to create a picture. She will share unique techniques you can use to make different things. The event will end with a Q&A. This event is ideal for children in grades 1 to 6. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to secure [...]

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Family Literacy Day 2021

January 27th, 2021 is National Family Literacy Day! Family Literacy Day 2021 Theme: Travel the World Together! Use your imagination to go exploring and travel the world together as a family – you never know what you’ll learn! Plan your dream trip, learn about another culture and open your mind to the world. TLE is promoting #FLD with upcoming events. Check our calendar of upcoming events in February with author DJ Corchin. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development, improving a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help [...]

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January Volunteer Get Together PM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Tuesday, January 26th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 6:30-7:30 PM. January date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Tuesday evening, January 26th, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Friday morning, January 29th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers will get a zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    

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BOD Meeting January 19, 2021

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on Tuesday, January 19, 2021: 10 AM to noon

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Office Closed January PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day.   The office will be closed: Monday January 4th

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Holiday Break 2020-21

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the holiday break. The TLE office will reopen Tuesday January 5th. Happy Holidays!!

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TLE Virtual Holiday Event

Let's celebrate the Season! Join Enza and Darlene on Tuesday, December 15th, starting at noon, for a Zoom Holiday Get Together! Look for a MailChimp TLE Virtual Holiday Event invite announcement with the Zoom link OR contact Enza at 450-688-2933 ext. 3126 if you need the link. BYOHC | Bring your own hot chocolate!  

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Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December

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International Volunteer Day 2020

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. #IVD2020 #IVD #InternationalVolunteerDay #InternationalVolunteerDay2020 The Learning Exchange Volunteer with The Learning Exchange Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international. Volunteer Bureau of Montreal The Volunteer Bureau of Montreal's mission is to promote volunteerism to the general public and to provide support services to community organizations using volunteers. TLE is a member of the VBM. [...]

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November Volunteer Get Together

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, this Wednesday, November 25th for a Zoom Volunteer Get-Together.

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World Children’s Day

Friday, November 20th is World Children's Day. The life of a child is perhaps the best phase in their lives. On International Children’s Day, it makes sense to celebrate it with your child to not only give them a good experience but to also relive your own childhood. Take your child on a nature walk Learn a new song together Dance to some music Surf the web: See how other children live in other countries Play dress-up Read a book Play a board game Just have fun...be a kid!! What will you do?

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Supporting the Well-being of Young Children

Virtual Event: Thursday, November 19 | 10:00 AM with guests of honor: Mr. Christopher Skeete: Parliamentary Assistant to the Prime Minister for relations with English-speaking Quebecers Mr. Mathieu Lacombe: Minister of Families | Supporting the Well-being of Young Children in English-speaking Communities!

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BOD Meeting November 17, 2020

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on Tuesday, November 17th: 10 AM to noon

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Early Childhood Week

Early Childhood Week is a time to recognize the importance of the development that happens in the early years. For over 60 years, November 20 has been the Universal Children’s Day. The Early Childhood Week is a celebration of the Universal Children’s Day. It is an opportunity to communicate and establish à dialogue on the well-being and development of babies, to highlight local, regional and national initiatives that support early childhood and to mobilize our society as a whole.

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International Volunteer Managers Day

November 5th is International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay)! IVMDay was developed in order to bring recognition to individual Managers of Volunteers and their roles in the mobilisation and support of the world’s volunteers.

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Financial Literacy Month

November marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month (FLM), an initiative launched by numerous community groups, non-profits and government bodies to help improve Canadians’ financial literacy levels.

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October Volunteer Get Together

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, this Wednesday, October 28th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together.

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Thanksgiving Holiday

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for Thanksgiving holiday October 12th. The TLE office will be closed during this period: October 9-12    

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TLE AGM 2020

Notice to members of: Annual General Meeting WHEN: Tuesday October 6, 2020 Annual General Meeting: 11:00 a.m. WHERE: zoom WHO: Everyone is welcome! TLE members, community representatives, supporters, partners, and staff. RSVP: To Enza at 450-688-2933 ext 3126 or by email: TLEliteracy@yahoo.ca to receive the TLE AGM zoom link

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Literacy Quebec AGM 2020

Literacy Quebec Annual General Meeting To make our “COVID edition AGM” a bit more uplifting, this year, we have decided on the fun theme of Rainbows 🌈and Sunshine🌞   

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Office Closed September PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day.   The office will be closed: Friday September 25th

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Essential Skills Day 2020

Essential Skills Day is an annual initiative taking place each September to raise awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. The nine essential skills, identified by the Government of Canada (reading, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communications, working with others, thinking, digital technology, continuous learning), are the foundation for all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change. These skills are used in every job to varying degrees and at different levels of complexity. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with [...]

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TLE Welcome Back Zoom

Join Enza and Darlene for TLE's Welcome Back Get Together!

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BOD Meeting September 2020

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on September 15th: 10 AM to noon

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International Literacy Day 2020

On 7 September 2020, International Literacy Day will be celebrated around the world with the theme ‘Literacy and multilingualism’.

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Labour Day Closure

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Labour Day holiday.

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Office Closed August PED Days

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for 3 PED days. The office will be closed August 26-28th during this period.

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Summer Holiday Closure

The Learning Exchange is closed for the summer holiday. The office will be closed during this period. Enjoy the summer weather!

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St-Jean Baptiste

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the St-Jean Baptiste. The office will reopen Thursday June 25th.

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Celebration Event 2020

Join us virtually as we celebrate our students success and the volunteers and staff who helped them! Bring your own lunch! LOL

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Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.

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World Book Day 2020

On April 23rd, Canada celebrates Canada Book Day, an annual event aimed at promoting books and reading. TLE is honouring World Book Day by giving away free books during the week!

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Volunteer Appreciation Zoom Get Together

Please join us as we celebrate the hard work and dedication of our volunteers. All TLE members and supporters are invited to a virtual celebration of our volunteers. During National Volunteer Appreciation Week TLE wants to celebrate and thank TLE’s Volunteers!! TLE volunteers are invited to a Volunteer virtual event on Tuesday April 21st 11:00 to noon as TLE thanks all volunteers for their hard work and dedication! A big THANK YOU to our volunteers! XOXO

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Easter Holiday

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont wish you a Happy Easter!The office continues to be closed during this period.

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International Children’s Book Day

Spread the love of reading with a child on Children’s Book Day, and help foster the imagination of the next generation.

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Community Literacy Week

From April 1-5 celebrate Community Literacy Week

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UP Skills for Work Series | Presentation

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: PRESENTATION | How you look and sound to other people.

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Events Temporarily Postponed

Dear TLE members, community partners and CDC Vimont staff, The peace of mind, health and well-being of our volunteers, learners, staff and community partner organizations and schools is our top priority. The Learning Exchange will be postponing, until further notice, ALL activities and tutoring, specifically all tutoring sessions, meetings, daycare visits, outings, volunteer school visits, and workshops. We will continue to follow the news and any directives of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board to keep you informed. We will work to reschedule events and activities in the near future. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions [...]

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Introduction to Modern Art

Join Mona for an Introduction to Modern Art: from Renoir to Jackson Pollock  and Pablo Picasso. Students from CDC Vimont Center are all invited to attend.

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NPI Meeting February

The next NPI meeting will take place February 25th: Agape projects for Laval English-speaking Children, Youth and Parents Community announcements and upcoming activities

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School Reading Visit: JFK Elementary

As part of "I Love to Read" Week at JFK Elementary school in Laval, Family Literacy volunteers will stop by on Thursday, February 20th for interactive stories and a visit from The Cat-in-the Hat!

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[Wurd] Up Cultural Literacy Evening

FREE to Laval community. Families welcome! Theme: Cultural Literacy – Black History Month Focus: Launch of the Ile-Ifé Africana Studies Collection (IIASC) coordinated in conjunction with Black History Month

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School Reading Visit: Hillcrest Academy

To kick off Reading Week at Hillcrest Academy in Laval, Family Literacy volunteers will stop by on Wednesday, February 19th for interactive stories and a visit from The Cat-in-the Hat!

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Hooked on School Days Events 2020

A+ School Perseverance Tree of Perseverance | Wall Mural Help build the CDC Vimont Tree of Perseverance   #HookedonSchoolDaysVimont #HookedonSchoolDays #JPS2020

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UP Skills for Work Series | Teamwork

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: TEAMWORK | Working well with other people. It’s also about treating people kindly.

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International Book Giving Day 2020

February 14th is about sharing the love of books! #bookgivingday

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Early Childhood Symposium

Enhancing knowledge and collaborative practice This symposium is designed for educators, practitioners and administrators interested in enhancing their knowledge and collaborative practice to better support English-speaking children and their families. Mental health School readiness Parental engagement Early literacy Learning through play Dual language learners

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Book Giving Day Events at TLE

Let's celebrate books! In honour of Book Giving Day, Friday, February 14th, 2020 TLE will give away Writing Kits and new Children's Books from Scholastic. In addition, TLE will set up a table at CDC Vimont's cafeteria to give away books donated to TLE.

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Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.

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Girls Action 2020 Conversation

Women can change the world together! #GirlsAction2020 Join the conversation! Let's empower one another! What do you want to talk about? Bring your lunch!

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Girls Action Activities 2020

Watch for events during the week!

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Girls Action 2020 Conversation

Women can change the world together! #GirlsAction2020 Join the conversation! Let's empower one another! What do you want to talk about? Bring your lunch!

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Bell Let’s Talk Day at CDC Vimont

CDC Vimont...let's start the conversation on mental health! #BellLetsTalk Starting January, TLE members and CDC Vimont students will be encouraged to take part in the conversation. See how you can help! Bell Let's Talk Day Be part of the conversation! Share, like, post today!!

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Introduction to Modern Art

Join Mona for an Introduction to Modern Art: from Renoir to Jackson Pollock  and Pablo Picasso. Students from CDC Vimont Center are all invited to attend.

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Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020

Let's start the conversation on mental health!

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3 Petits Pas Winter Reading

The Learning Exchange is visiting 3 Petits Pas to have an interactive WINTER-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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Family Literacy Storytime

It’s Storytime in the Community at The Learning Exchange (TLE) and CDC Vimont! Join TLE and CDC Vimont for a FREE fun family literacy Storytime event for the whole family in recognition of Family Literacy Day, Monday, January 27th, 2020.  The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are holding this bilingual family literacy event to promote families reading, writing, learning and web surfing together. New Children's Books will be given to every child (French and English selection available) AND we will have an Adopt-a-Book table where you can bring gently-used books to exchange for other gently-used books. Don't forget to bring your books to exchange!!

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Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.

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Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Unicorn Reading

The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Carrefour des Poupons to have an interactive UNICORN-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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UP Skills for Work Series | Confidence

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: CONFIDENCE | Believing in yourself—in what you can do now, and in what you can learn to do tomorrow.

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Garderie Educative Les Amis du Quartier Monster Reading

Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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Family Literacy Day Events at TLE 2020

Let's celebrate family literacy!

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Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Unicorn Reading

The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif to have an interactive UNICORN-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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UP Skills for Work Series | Adaptability

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: ADAPTABILITY | How you react to change.

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Garderie Educatif Les Amis du Quartier Holiday Readings

As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.

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Le Pinceau Garderie Educative Holiday Readings

Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.

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TLE Holiday Event 2019

You are invited to join us for TLE's annual holiday party Tuesday December 17, 2019 in room 106 starting at 12:45. Join us for delicious refreshments and holiday music. Pot luck dishes welcomed! Happy Holidays from all of us at TLE!

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Garderie Educative Monteuil Holiday Readings

As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.

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Garderie les Fleurs Holiday Readings

Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.

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Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Holiday Readings

Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.

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Garderie Agape Holiday Reading

A group of volunteers from the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board and The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Agape for a fun, winter-themed family literacy activity in celebration of the holidays. As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project TLE will be giving each child a winter-themed book and a fabulous writing kit to bring home to the family.

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Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Holiday Readings

Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.

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Garderie Jardin d’Enfants Monteuil Holiday Reading

As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.

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Garderie les Amis Monteuil Holiday Reading

As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.

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UP Skills for Work Series | Stress Management

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: STRESS MANAGEMENT | How you let stress affect your work, life and relationships.

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TLE BOD December Meeting

The next meeting of the Board of Directors will take place Friday December 6th at CDC Vimont, room 106.

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International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. Volunteer with The Learning Exchange Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international. United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985. For more information, please visit the United Nations Volunteers website.

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UP Skills for Work Series | Accountability

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: ACCOUNTABILITY | Owning your actions, both the good and the bad.

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Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for two PED days. The office will be closed during this period.

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UP Skills for Work Series | Time Management

UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: TIME MANAGEMENT | Making decisions about how you spend your time.

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Remembrance Day/Week Activities

In honour of Remembrance Day, The Learning Exchange is distributing hundreds of free, bilingual resources to help young people learn more about remembrance and our country’s military history. Information resources are from Veterans Affairs Canada.  

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families

Parents and caregivers of young children and infants are invited to TLE's Writing Kit Workshop. Discover creative and engaging activities to encourage reading and writing with your children in the home: from enjoying a storybook together, to playing word games, crafts, singing, writing to a relative or friend, sharing day-to-day tasks such as making a shopping list or using a recipe, and surfing the Internet.

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Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Pirates Reading

Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.

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Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Pirates Reading

Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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2019 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award Top Winner Webinar

Join Allison & the ABC Life Literacy Canada team for this capacity-building webinar and learn how FSGV's program can serve as a model for organizations to adapt and bring to their communities.

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Garderie Les Fleurs Monster Reading

Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families

Parents and caregivers of young children and infants are invited to TLE's Writing Kit Workshop. Discover creative and engaging activities to encourage reading and writing with your children in the home: from enjoying a storybook together, to playing word games, crafts, singing, writing to a relative or friend, sharing day-to-day tasks such as making a shopping list or using a recipe, and surfing the Internet.

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Date/Time Past Events
February Volunteer Get Together AM
February 24th 2021
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

February Volunteer Get Together AM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Wednesday, February 24th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. February date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Monday evening, February 22nd, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Wednesday morning, February 24th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers can register for the zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and passcode.    
[Wurd] Up February 2021
February 24th 2021
8:30 pm

[Wurd] Up February 2021

For this year`s [WURD] Up Community Literacy Series, we are launching with a virtual event celebrating the 2nd edition of the Il Ifé Africana Studies Collection (IIASC). IIASC was established in 2020 as a legacy project with alumna Deanna Smith with the purpose of providing young people with expanded resources related to the history and cultures of the African Diaspora. This is a school-community event targeted to youth and adults. This live streamed event will explore the topic of literature as resistance with Deanna Smith (Writer, Performer, Educator and LSA Alumna) and Gabriella Kinté (Activist, Author and Founder of Racines [...]
February Volunteer Get Together PM
February 22nd 2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

February Volunteer Get Together PM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Monday, February 22nd for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. February date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Monday evening, February 22nd, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Wednesday morning, February 24th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers can register for the zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    
Virtual meeting with LDT and guests
February 17th 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual meeting with LDT and guests

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif meets with young Quebecers ! Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will take part in a live meeting with classes in Québec during a grand virtual meeting on February 17. Special guests will also join in the festivities to offer young people a unique moment of inspiration and encouragement. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will be answering a number of questions from young people at this youth-focused event.  
A Thousand No's | DJ Corchin
February 16th 2021
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

A Thousand No's | DJ Corchin

Join DJ, as he discusses his journey to being an author, how he had to live the lesson of A Thousand NO's and work with others to change his original idea, and introduces creative exercises to be able to practice idea growing. It’s a fun and meaningful 45 min session on growth mindset and the power of wonderment! Check back in January to register and get the zoom link.
DJ Corchin Virtual Visit | Author & Illustrator
February 16th 2021
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

DJ Corchin Virtual Visit | Author & Illustrator

Join us online Tuesday, February 16th 2021 from 1:00 pm -1:45 pm ET for a special event with author and illustrator DJ Corchin. FREE ONLINE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Register here, in advance, to secure your spot!
Hooked on School Days Events 2021
February 15th 2021 - February 22nd 2021
All Day

Hooked on School Days Events 2021

TLE, Vimont QC
Hooked on School Days (HSD), held during the third week of February, has mobilized Quebecers around the educational success of young people. This event reminds students, parents, school staff, employers, and all provincial and regional stakeholders that they play a vital role in encouraging young Quebecers to stay in school.
International Book Giving Day 2021
February 14th 2021
All Day

International Book Giving Day 2021

February 14th is about sharing the love of books! #bookgivingday
I Feel... Series on Zoom with DJ Corchin
February 13th 2021
10:30 am - 11:15 am

I Feel... Series on Zoom with DJ Corchin

Join author and illustrator DJ Corchin and The Learning Exchange for a fun online family event via Zoom with DJ's popular children's book series: I Feel... A family literacy event for the whole family! The I Feel…Children’s Series is the perfect way for any child to begin exploring emotions whether through the colorful drawings, meaningful text, or playful metaphors. They’re sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. NOTE: Listed on Autism Speaks Resource Library
Literacy Quebec Valentine's Extravaganza
February 11th 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Literacy Quebec Valentine's Extravaganza

Valentine's Day Extravaganza: Online Games! We love our Members and we wanted to celebrate Valentine's Day with you! This event is for all literacy councils, staff and volunteers to have a bit of FUN with some games we can play online! To register for this AMAZING event, email or contact Enza at 450-688-2933 ext 3126. We hope to see you there!! ~ Literacy Quebec
January Volunteer Get Together AM
January 29th 2021
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

January Volunteer Get Together AM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Friday, January 29th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. January date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Tuesday evening, January 26th, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Friday morning, January 29th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers will get a zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    
Bell Let's Talk Day 2021
January 28th 2021
All Day

Bell Let's Talk Day 2021

Let's start the conversation on mental health!
Barbara Reid | Clay Creations
January 27th 2021
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Barbara Reid | Clay Creations

As part of this year’s celebrations, ABC Life Literacy Canada is running the first-ever Family Literacy Day virtual event with Honorary Chair Barbara Reid. Open to everyone across Canada, the event will take place on Wednesday January 27, 2021 from 4:30-5:00pm ET. Barbara will be doing a demonstration on how to use clay to create a picture. She will share unique techniques you can use to make different things. The event will end with a Q&A. This event is ideal for children in grades 1 to 6. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to secure [...]
Family Literacy Day 2021
January 27th 2021
All Day

Family Literacy Day 2021

January 27th, 2021 is National Family Literacy Day! Family Literacy Day 2021 Theme: Travel the World Together! Use your imagination to go exploring and travel the world together as a family – you never know what you’ll learn! Plan your dream trip, learn about another culture and open your mind to the world. TLE is promoting #FLD with upcoming events. Check our calendar of upcoming events in February with author DJ Corchin. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development, improving a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help [...]
January Volunteer Get Together PM
January 26th 2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

January Volunteer Get Together PM

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, Tuesday, January 26th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together. Zoom meeting 6:30-7:30 PM. January date options for Volunteer Get-Together: Tuesday evening, January 26th, 6:30-7:30 P.M. OR Friday morning, January 29th, 11:30-12:30 P.M. Volunteers will get a zoom link and passcode in the MailChimp invitation OR you can contact Enza for the zoom link and *passcode.    
BOD Meeting January 19, 2021
January 19th 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

BOD Meeting January 19, 2021

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on Tuesday, January 19, 2021: 10 AM to noon
Office Closed January PED Day
January 4th 2021
All Day

Office Closed January PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day.   The office will be closed: Monday January 4th
Holiday Break 2020-21
December 19th 2020 - January 4th 2021
All Day

Holiday Break 2020-21

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the holiday break. The TLE office will reopen Tuesday January 5th. Happy Holidays!!
TLE Virtual Holiday Event
December 15th 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

TLE Virtual Holiday Event

Let's celebrate the Season! Join Enza and Darlene on Tuesday, December 15th, starting at noon, for a Zoom Holiday Get Together! Look for a MailChimp TLE Virtual Holiday Event invite announcement with the Zoom link OR contact Enza at 450-688-2933 ext. 3126 if you need the link. BYOHC | Bring your own hot chocolate!  
Human Rights Day
December 10th 2020
All Day

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December
International Volunteer Day 2020
December 5th 2020
All Day

International Volunteer Day 2020

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. #IVD2020 #IVD #InternationalVolunteerDay #InternationalVolunteerDay2020 The Learning Exchange Volunteer with The Learning Exchange Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international. Volunteer Bureau of Montreal The Volunteer Bureau of Montreal's mission is to promote volunteerism to the general public and to provide support services to community organizations using volunteers. TLE is a member of the VBM. [...]
November Volunteer Get Together
November 25th 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

November Volunteer Get Together

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, this Wednesday, November 25th for a Zoom Volunteer Get-Together.
World Children's Day
November 20th 2020
All Day

World Children's Day

Friday, November 20th is World Children's Day. The life of a child is perhaps the best phase in their lives. On International Children’s Day, it makes sense to celebrate it with your child to not only give them a good experience but to also relive your own childhood. Take your child on a nature walk Learn a new song together Dance to some music Surf the web: See how other children live in other countries Play dress-up Read a book Play a board game Just have fun...be a kid!! What will you do?
Supporting the Well-being of Young Children
November 19th 2020
10:00 am

Supporting the Well-being of Young Children

Virtual Event: Thursday, November 19 | 10:00 AM with guests of honor: Mr. Christopher Skeete: Parliamentary Assistant to the Prime Minister for relations with English-speaking Quebecers Mr. Mathieu Lacombe: Minister of Families | Supporting the Well-being of Young Children in English-speaking Communities!
BOD Meeting November 17, 2020
November 17th 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

BOD Meeting November 17, 2020

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on Tuesday, November 17th: 10 AM to noon
Early Childhood Week
November 15th 2020 - November 21st 2020
12:00 am

Early Childhood Week

Early Childhood Week is a time to recognize the importance of the development that happens in the early years. For over 60 years, November 20 has been the Universal Children’s Day. The Early Childhood Week is a celebration of the Universal Children’s Day. It is an opportunity to communicate and establish à dialogue on the well-being and development of babies, to highlight local, regional and national initiatives that support early childhood and to mobilize our society as a whole.
International Volunteer Managers Day
November 5th 2020
All Day

International Volunteer Managers Day

November 5th is International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay)! IVMDay was developed in order to bring recognition to individual Managers of Volunteers and their roles in the mobilisation and support of the world’s volunteers.
Financial Literacy Month
November 1st 2020 - November 30th 2020
All Day

Financial Literacy Month

November marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month (FLM), an initiative launched by numerous community groups, non-profits and government bodies to help improve Canadians’ financial literacy levels.
October Volunteer Get Together
October 28th 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

October Volunteer Get Together

Join Enza, along with other volunteers, this Wednesday, October 28th for a Zoom Volunteer Get Together.
Thanksgiving Holiday
October 9th 2020 - October 12th 2020
All Day

Thanksgiving Holiday

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for Thanksgiving holiday October 12th. The TLE office will be closed during this period: October 9-12    
TLE AGM 2020
October 6th 2020
11:00 am - 11:30 am

TLE AGM 2020

Notice to members of: Annual General Meeting WHEN: Tuesday October 6, 2020 Annual General Meeting: 11:00 a.m. WHERE: zoom WHO: Everyone is welcome! TLE members, community representatives, supporters, partners, and staff. RSVP: To Enza at 450-688-2933 ext 3126 or by email: TLEliteracy@yahoo.ca to receive the TLE AGM zoom link
Literacy Quebec AGM 2020
September 29th 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Literacy Quebec AGM 2020

Literacy Quebec Annual General Meeting To make our “COVID edition AGM” a bit more uplifting, this year, we have decided on the fun theme of Rainbows 🌈and Sunshine🌞   
Office Closed September PED Day
September 25th 2020
All Day

Office Closed September PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day.   The office will be closed: Friday September 25th
Essential Skills Day 2020
September 24th 2020
All Day

Essential Skills Day 2020

Essential Skills Day is an annual initiative taking place each September to raise awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. The nine essential skills, identified by the Government of Canada (reading, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communications, working with others, thinking, digital technology, continuous learning), are the foundation for all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change. These skills are used in every job to varying degrees and at different levels of complexity. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with [...]
TLE Welcome Back Zoom
September 15th 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

TLE Welcome Back Zoom

Join Enza and Darlene for TLE's Welcome Back Get Together!
BOD Meeting September 2020
September 15th 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

BOD Meeting September 2020

The next BOD meeting will take place via zoom on September 15th: 10 AM to noon
International Literacy Day 2020
September 8th 2020
All Day

International Literacy Day 2020

On 7 September 2020, International Literacy Day will be celebrated around the world with the theme ‘Literacy and multilingualism’.
Labour Day Closure
September 7th 2020
All Day

Labour Day Closure

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the Labour Day holiday.
Office Closed August PED Days
August 26th 2020 - August 28th 2020
All Day

Office Closed August PED Days

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for 3 PED days. The office will be closed August 26-28th during this period.
Summer Holiday Closure
June 24th 2020 - August 25th 2020
All Day

Summer Holiday Closure

The Learning Exchange is closed for the summer holiday. The office will be closed during this period. Enjoy the summer weather!
St-Jean Baptiste
June 24th 2020
All Day

St-Jean Baptiste

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for the St-Jean Baptiste. The office will reopen Thursday June 25th.
Celebration Event 2020
June 16th 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Celebration Event 2020

Join us virtually as we celebrate our students success and the volunteers and staff who helped them! Bring your own lunch! LOL
Office Closed PED Day
May 22nd 2020
All Day

Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.
World Book Day 2020
April 23rd 2020
All Day

World Book Day 2020

On April 23rd, Canada celebrates Canada Book Day, an annual event aimed at promoting books and reading. TLE is honouring World Book Day by giving away free books during the week!
Volunteer Appreciation Zoom Get Together
April 21st 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteer Appreciation Zoom Get Together

Please join us as we celebrate the hard work and dedication of our volunteers. All TLE members and supporters are invited to a virtual celebration of our volunteers. During National Volunteer Appreciation Week TLE wants to celebrate and thank TLE’s Volunteers!! TLE volunteers are invited to a Volunteer virtual event on Tuesday April 21st 11:00 to noon as TLE thanks all volunteers for their hard work and dedication! A big THANK YOU to our volunteers! XOXO
Easter Holiday
April 10th 2020 - April 13th 2020
All Day

Easter Holiday

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont wish you a Happy Easter!The office continues to be closed during this period.
International Children's Book Day
April 2nd 2020
All Day

International Children's Book Day

Spread the love of reading with a child on Children’s Book Day, and help foster the imagination of the next generation.
Community Literacy Week
April 1st 2020 - April 5th 2020
All Day

Community Literacy Week

From April 1-5 celebrate Community Literacy Week
UP Skills for Work Series | Presentation
March 13th 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Presentation

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: PRESENTATION | How you look and sound to other people.
Events Temporarily Postponed
March 13th 2020 - May 3rd 2020
All Day

Events Temporarily Postponed

Dear TLE members, community partners and CDC Vimont staff, The peace of mind, health and well-being of our volunteers, learners, staff and community partner organizations and schools is our top priority. The Learning Exchange will be postponing, until further notice, ALL activities and tutoring, specifically all tutoring sessions, meetings, daycare visits, outings, volunteer school visits, and workshops. We will continue to follow the news and any directives of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board to keep you informed. We will work to reschedule events and activities in the near future. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions [...]
Introduction to Modern Art
February 26th 2020
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Modern Art

The Learning Exchange, Vimont, Laval QC
Join Mona for an Introduction to Modern Art: from Renoir to Jackson Pollock  and Pablo Picasso. Students from CDC Vimont Center are all invited to attend.
NPI Meeting February
February 25th 2020
10:15 am - 12:30 pm

NPI Meeting February

Laval Senior Academy, Chomedey Laval Quebec
The next NPI meeting will take place February 25th: Agape projects for Laval English-speaking Children, Youth and Parents Community announcements and upcoming activities
School Reading Visit: JFK Elementary
February 20th 2020
All Day

School Reading Visit: JFK Elementary

John F Kennedy Elementary, Laval QC
As part of "I Love to Read" Week at JFK Elementary school in Laval, Family Literacy volunteers will stop by on Thursday, February 20th for interactive stories and a visit from The Cat-in-the Hat!
[Wurd] Up Cultural Literacy Evening
February 20th 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

[Wurd] Up Cultural Literacy Evening

Laval Senior Academy, Chomedey Laval Quebec
FREE to Laval community. Families welcome! Theme: Cultural Literacy – Black History Month Focus: Launch of the Ile-Ifé Africana Studies Collection (IIASC) coordinated in conjunction with Black History Month
School Reading Visit: Hillcrest Academy
February 19th 2020
9:35 am - 11:55 am

School Reading Visit: Hillcrest Academy

Hillcrest Academy, Chomedey Laval QC
To kick off Reading Week at Hillcrest Academy in Laval, Family Literacy volunteers will stop by on Wednesday, February 19th for interactive stories and a visit from The Cat-in-the Hat!
Hooked on School Days Events 2020
February 17th 2020 - February 21st 2020
All Day

Hooked on School Days Events 2020

TLE, Vimont QC
A+ School Perseverance Tree of Perseverance | Wall Mural Help build the CDC Vimont Tree of Perseverance   #HookedonSchoolDaysVimont #HookedonSchoolDays #JPS2020
UP Skills for Work Series | Teamwork
February 14th 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Teamwork

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: TEAMWORK | Working well with other people. It’s also about treating people kindly.
International Book Giving Day 2020
February 14th 2020
All Day

International Book Giving Day 2020

February 14th is about sharing the love of books! #bookgivingday
Early Childhood Symposium
February 11th 2020 - February 12th 2020
12:00 am

Early Childhood Symposium

Palace Convention Centre, Laval QC
Enhancing knowledge and collaborative practice This symposium is designed for educators, practitioners and administrators interested in enhancing their knowledge and collaborative practice to better support English-speaking children and their families. Mental health School readiness Parental engagement Early literacy Learning through play Dual language learners
Book Giving Day Events at TLE
February 11th 2020 - February 14th 2020
All Day

Book Giving Day Events at TLE

TLE, Vimont QC
Let's celebrate books! In honour of Book Giving Day, Friday, February 14th, 2020 TLE will give away Writing Kits and new Children's Books from Scholastic. In addition, TLE will set up a table at CDC Vimont's cafeteria to give away books donated to TLE.
Office Closed PED Day
February 10th 2020
All Day

Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.
Girls Action 2020 Conversation
February 7th 2020
12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

Girls Action 2020 Conversation

TLE, Vimont QC
Women can change the world together! #GirlsAction2020 Join the conversation! Let's empower one another! What do you want to talk about? Bring your lunch!
Girls Action Activities 2020
February 5th 2020 - February 14th 2020
All Day

Girls Action Activities 2020

TLE, Vimont QC
Watch for events during the week!
Girls Action 2020 Conversation
February 5th 2020
12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

Girls Action 2020 Conversation

TLE, Vimont QC
Women can change the world together! #GirlsAction2020 Join the conversation! Let's empower one another! What do you want to talk about? Bring your lunch!
Bell Let's Talk Day at CDC Vimont
January 29th 2020
All Day

Bell Let's Talk Day at CDC Vimont

CDC Vimont...let's start the conversation on mental health! #BellLetsTalk Starting January, TLE members and CDC Vimont students will be encouraged to take part in the conversation. See how you can help! Bell Let's Talk Day Be part of the conversation! Share, like, post today!!
Introduction to Modern Art
January 29th 2020
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Modern Art

The Learning Exchange, Vimont, Laval QC
Join Mona for an Introduction to Modern Art: from Renoir to Jackson Pollock  and Pablo Picasso. Students from CDC Vimont Center are all invited to attend.
Bell Let's Talk Day 2020
January 29th 2020
All Day

Bell Let's Talk Day 2020

Let's start the conversation on mental health!
3 Petits Pas Winter Reading
January 29th 2020
9:15 am - 11:30 am

3 Petits Pas Winter Reading

3 Petits Pas, Laval QC
The Learning Exchange is visiting 3 Petits Pas to have an interactive WINTER-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
Family Literacy Storytime
January 28th 2020
6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Family Literacy Storytime

TLE, Vimont QC
It’s Storytime in the Community at The Learning Exchange (TLE) and CDC Vimont! Join TLE and CDC Vimont for a FREE fun family literacy Storytime event for the whole family in recognition of Family Literacy Day, Monday, January 27th, 2020.  The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are holding this bilingual family literacy event to promote families reading, writing, learning and web surfing together. New Children's Books will be given to every child (French and English selection available) AND we will have an Adopt-a-Book table where you can bring gently-used books to exchange for other gently-used books. Don't forget to bring your books to exchange!!
Office Closed PED Day
January 27th 2020
All Day

Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.
Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Unicorn Reading
January 24th 2020
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Unicorn Reading

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons, Laval QC
The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Carrefour des Poupons to have an interactive UNICORN-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
UP Skills for Work Series | Confidence
January 23rd 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Confidence

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: CONFIDENCE | Believing in yourself—in what you can do now, and in what you can learn to do tomorrow.
Garderie Educative Les Amis du Quartier Monster Reading
January 23rd 2020
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Educative Les Amis du Quartier Monster Reading

Garderie Educative Les Amis Du Quartier, Laval QC
Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
Family Literacy Day Events at TLE 2020
January 21st 2020 - January 28th 2020
All Day

Family Literacy Day Events at TLE 2020

TLE, Vimont QC
Let's celebrate family literacy!
Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Unicorn Reading
January 17th 2020
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Unicorn Reading

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif, Laval QC
The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif to have an interactive UNICORN-themed reading with the children. Each child will receive family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
UP Skills for Work Series | Adaptability
January 9th 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Adaptability

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: ADAPTABILITY | How you react to change.
Garderie Educatif Les Amis du Quartier Holiday Readings
December 19th 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Garderie Educatif Les Amis du Quartier Holiday Readings

Garderie Educative Les Amis Du Quartier, Laval QC
As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.
Le Pinceau Garderie Educative Holiday Readings
December 18th 2019
9:15 am - 11:30 am

Le Pinceau Garderie Educative Holiday Readings

Le Pinceau Garderie, Laval QC
Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.
TLE Holiday Event 2019
December 17th 2019
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

TLE Holiday Event 2019

TLE, Vimont QC
You are invited to join us for TLE's annual holiday party Tuesday December 17, 2019 in room 106 starting at 12:45. Join us for delicious refreshments and holiday music. Pot luck dishes welcomed! Happy Holidays from all of us at TLE!
Garderie Educative Monteuil Holiday Readings
December 17th 2019
9:15 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Educative Monteuil Holiday Readings

Garderie Monteuil, Vimont Laval Quebec
As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.
Garderie les Fleurs Holiday Readings
December 16th 2019
9:15 am - 11:30 am

Garderie les Fleurs Holiday Readings

Garderie Les Fleurs De L’Avenir, Vimont, Laval QC
Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.
Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Holiday Readings
December 13th 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Holiday Readings

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons, Laval QC
Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.
Garderie Agape Holiday Reading
December 11th 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Agape Holiday Reading

Garderie Agape, Laval QC
A group of volunteers from the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board and The Learning Exchange is visiting Garderie Agape for a fun, winter-themed family literacy activity in celebration of the holidays. As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project TLE will be giving each child a winter-themed book and a fabulous writing kit to bring home to the family.
Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Holiday Readings
December 11th 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Holiday Readings

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif, Laval QC
Storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children as part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities and a book from Scholastic to bring home to the family.
Garderie Jardin d'Enfants Monteuil Holiday Reading
December 10th 2019
9:45 am - 11:30 am

Garderie Jardin d'Enfants Monteuil Holiday Reading

Garderie Monteuil, Vimont Laval Quebec
As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.
Garderie les Amis Monteuil Holiday Reading
December 10th 2019
9:15 am - 9:45 am

Garderie les Amis Monteuil Holiday Reading

Garderie Monteuil, Vimont Laval Quebec
As part of TLE's Wonderful World of Stories project storytellers will hold interactive holiday-themed readings with the children. Each child will receive winter-themed family literacy activities to bring home to the family.
UP Skills for Work Series | Stress Management
December 6th 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Stress Management

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: STRESS MANAGEMENT | How you let stress affect your work, life and relationships.
TLE BOD December Meeting
December 6th 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

TLE BOD December Meeting

TLE, Vimont QC
The next meeting of the Board of Directors will take place Friday December 6th at CDC Vimont, room 106.
International Volunteer Day
December 5th 2019
All Day

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. Volunteer with The Learning Exchange Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international. United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985. For more information, please visit the United Nations Volunteers website.
UP Skills for Work Series | Accountability
November 22nd 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Accountability

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: ACCOUNTABILITY | Owning your actions, both the good and the bad.
Office Closed PED Day
November 14th 2019 - November 15th 2019
All Day

Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for two PED days. The office will be closed during this period.
UP Skills for Work Series | Time Management
November 8th 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

UP Skills for Work Series | Time Management

TLE, Vimont QC
UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. Workshop topic: TIME MANAGEMENT | Making decisions about how you spend your time.
Remembrance Day/Week Activities
November 4th 2019 - November 11th 2019
All Day

Remembrance Day/Week Activities

TLE, Vimont QC
In honour of Remembrance Day, The Learning Exchange is distributing hundreds of free, bilingual resources to help young people learn more about remembrance and our country’s military history. Information resources are from Veterans Affairs Canada.  
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families
October 22nd 2019
10:45 am - 12:30 pm

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families

TLE, Vimont QC
Parents and caregivers of young children and infants are invited to TLE's Writing Kit Workshop. Discover creative and engaging activities to encourage reading and writing with your children in the home: from enjoying a storybook together, to playing word games, crafts, singing, writing to a relative or friend, sharing day-to-day tasks such as making a shopping list or using a recipe, and surfing the Internet.
Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Pirates Reading
October 22nd 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons Pirates Reading

Garderie Carrefour des Poupons, Laval QC
Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
Office Closed PED Day
October 21st 2019
All Day

Office Closed PED Day

The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont are closed for a PED day. The office will be closed during this period.
Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Pirates Reading
October 17th 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif Pirates Reading

Garderie Le Carrefour Educatif, Laval QC
Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
2019 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award Top Winner Webinar
October 16th 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2019 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award Top Winner Webinar

Join Allison & the ABC Life Literacy Canada team for this capacity-building webinar and learn how FSGV's program can serve as a model for organizations to adapt and bring to their communities.
Garderie Les Fleurs Monster Reading
October 15th 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Garderie Les Fleurs Monster Reading

Garderie Les Fleurs, Vimont Laval Quebec
Each child will receive 1000 Books Before Kindergarten family literacy information to bring home to the family and a new book from Scholastic.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families
October 15th 2019
10:45 am - 12:30 pm

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Writing Kits for Families

TLE, Vimont QC
Parents and caregivers of young children and infants are invited to TLE's Writing Kit Workshop. Discover creative and engaging activities to encourage reading and writing with your children in the home: from enjoying a storybook together, to playing word games, crafts, singing, writing to a relative or friend, sharing day-to-day tasks such as making a shopping list or using a recipe, and surfing the Internet.