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17 November 2014

Early Years Study 3

Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation This publication documents the social, economic and scientific rationale for increased investments in [...]

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1 December 2011

Publication of a study on the geography of poverty in families with minor children in Quebec

The Centre Urbanisation Culture Société  of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has recently published a study that paints a geo [...]

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22 November 2011

Release of the Early Years Study 3

To mark the simultaneous release of the Canada-wide Early Years Study 3 (EYS3) in Montreal and Toronto on November 22nd, the Lucie and André Chagnon F [...]

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7 November 2011

Forum - Un Québec fou de ses enfants : 20 ans et ça continue (Quebec, a province crazy about its children: still going strong 20 years later)

On November 7, 2011, the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation organized a forum to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of the report entitled U [...]

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19 October 2011

The 2es Rencontres interrégionales sur la persévérance et la réussite scolaires conference in Quebec City on October 19 and 20, 2011

The 2es Rencontres interrégionales sur la persévérance et la réussite scolaires (second inter-regional meetings on student retention and educational s [...]

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18 October 2011

On October 18, the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation was awarded Outstanding Achievement for excellence in the design, development and implementation of the Naître et Grandir website.

The honor, granted by the Interactive Media Awards, recognizes that the project met and surpassed the standards of excellence that comprise the web's [...]

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29 September 2011

With Famille Chagnon: pour l'enfance book launch, BNP Paribas (Canada) recognizes the social engagement of the Chagnon family

In recognition of the social commitment of the Chagnon family, which was awarded the BNP Paribas Wealth Management Grand Prix de la Philanthropie in 2 [...]

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12 September 2011

1, 2, 3... Géant starts September 12 on Télé-Québec

On September 12 , Télé-Québec launched 1, 2, 3... Géant, a 25-minute program for preschoolers that will air Monday through Thursday at 5:00 p.m. until [...]

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20 July 2011

Four young basketball stars at the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne

Éric Oupoh, Tachefin Nekaa, André Alexandre-Aimé and Samy Désir, four young athletes who participated in the Bien dans mes baskets program at École Je [...]

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20 June 2011

Avenir d'enfants donates $11.5 million to assist 66 local communities and close to $12.5 million for knowledge transfer project

Avenir d'enfants is proud to announce its financial support of over $11.5 million for 66 local partner groups in as many local communities. These comm [...]

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15 June 2011

St-Mary's Hospital Centre gains Baby-Friendly accreditation

Obtaining Baby-Friendly accreditation is a demanding process that requires many years of work, setting up conditions that are favourable to breastfeed [...]

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10 June 2011

Bien dans mes baskets honoured at the annual gala of the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec

At its annual recognition gala on June 10, the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) honoured a young participant in the Bien dans mes baskets pro [...]

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5 June 2011

Naître et introduces a new section to its website!

Always looking for new ways to help out parents, Naître et now offers a collection of over 100 recipes that are nutritious, economical... [...]

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1 June 2011

The Institut de la statistique du Québec has just published an article entitled "Hyperactivity and Inattention Symptoms in Children, from Preschool Years to Grade 2"

The article is based on data from the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development (QLSCD 1998-2010). It describes developmental trajectories of hyp [...]

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27 May 2011

The "Trousse famille" (family kit) was the prizewinning initiative in the Coups de coeur pour un Québec Famille 2011 contest during Quebec Family Week (Semaine québécoise des familles)

By distributing 800 "family kits" for expecting and new parents, the Beauce region of Quebec became the largest experimental environment for this prov [...]

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11 April 2011

The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, Avenir d'enfants and Québec en Forme: partners in a new Télé-Québec children's television series

On April 11, the creation of a brand new television series for toddlers and pre-schoolers was announced. The series, called 1, 2, 3... Géant, will be [...]

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21 March 2011

Bien grandir celebrates five years of publication!

On the occasion of its fifth anniversary, the magazine Bien grandir, a French-language publication for parents and educators of young children, presen [...]

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2 March 2011

Québec en Forme and Sports Québec announce their partnership to promote healthy lifestyles during the finals of the Jeux du Québec

At the finals of the Quebec Winter Games, the general manager of Québec en Forme was pleased to announce a three-year agreement between his organizati [...]

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25 February 2011

Avenir d'enfants supports three new knowledge transfer projects

At its last meeting on February 25, the Board of Directors of Avenir d'enfants decided to provide financial support for three new projects promoting t [...]

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15 February 2011

Avenir d'enfants hosts the Tous pour eux forum

The Tous pour eux Forum organized by Avenir d'enfants was held on February 15-16, 2011. The event attracted over 200 community stakeholders committed [...]

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14 January 2011

Le projet 1,2,3 Go ! Place au dialogue. Quinze ans de mobilisation autour des tout-petits et de leur famille

Fifteen years ago, the 1,2,3, Go! project was created to actively support the commitment of members of local communities to the development of their c [...]

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