Official Opening of “Your Community Garden” Project


On June 13, 2024, Portage Atlantic celebrated the official opening of the Your Community Garden Project in partnership with the Lions N1 District. The event was a tremendous success, marked by the recognition of 18 generous donors. Each donor was invited to come up to the Garden signage and place a leaf identified with their… Read more »

29th Golf Omnium in Québec City


Portage’s 29th edition of the Golf Open was held at the prestigious Royal Quebec Golf Club on Monday, June 10th. Our heartfelt thanks to honorary chairman Martin Vézina, Vice-President, iA Financial Group’s Quebec and Atlantic Independent Sales Network—and to the organizing committee for its dedication in making this a successful event, which raised a net… Read more »

Expedition with Odyssée Adventure for the residents of Saint-Malachie


For several years now, the residents of Saint-Malachie have had the opportunity to participate annually in an expedition with the facilitators from Odyssée Aventure. This emerging program from camps Odyssée aims to provide significant outdoor experiences to adolescent and young adult clients. The youth of the Saint-Malachie community have rolled up their sleeves by getting… Read more »

Women & Addiction: Southwest Magazine Interview with Dr. King


Portage Atlantic Chairman Dr. Russell King, spoke with Vicki Hogarth and Heather Chase, Community Developer at Horizon Health Network, after the second annual Women and Addiction Symposium held in Moncton last April. During the interview, they talked about the unique challenges women face when battling addiction. They also talked about ways in which communities can better… Read more »

Generous contribution from Opération Enfant Soleil


Opération Enfant Soleil’s generous contribution of $9,049 through “Fonds sport et santé durable” made it possible for our young, vulnerable clientele to benefit from a step machine, a new coveted piece of equipment. Portage’s Lac Écho residential centre welcomes teenagers aged 14 to 18, many of whom have started using drugs at a very young… Read more »

Women and Addiction Symposium, Transforming Words into Action


On April 10 & 11, Portage proudly hosted its second symposium: “Women and Addiction” in Moncton, New Brunswick. The symposium, held with the overarching goal of eliminating barriers to meaningful addiction treatment for women and their children, aims to enhance understanding of the impacts of social determinants of health. Addressing addiction with a focus on… Read more »

An invitation to théâtre Jean-Duceppe


Picture credit : Thanks to Hydro-Québec’s generosity, eight residents from the Portage adult rehabilitation program at Lac Écho had the opportunity to attend the play Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle on Wednesday, March 20. A longstanding partner of Portage—and as part of its agreement with Théâtre Jean Duceppe—Hydro-Québec donated tickets to our… Read more »

Training for partners in the Chaudière-Appalaches region


March 18, 2024 – Today, in close collaboration with Action Jeunesse Côte-Sud and the Côte-du-Sud School Services Centre, a training session was conducted, focusing on prevention strategies and intervention methods against sexual exploitation. This initiative stems from a consensus among our partners on the crucial need to equip ourselves to address this issue, highlighting our shared… Read more »

Official Opening Garderie Ribambelle Montréal


March 18 marked the official inauguration of Garderie Ribambelle Montréal, the first Portage-subsidized daycare. This event, held at the Mother and Child centre, originated from Portage’s strong dedication to assisting mothers facing addiction issues regain control over their lives while preserving their vital bond with their children. We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to… Read more »