Portage Atlantic Community Breakfast at the Atlantic Lottery Corporation


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Since 2009, Portage Atlantic has been hosting Community Breakfast events in various communities around Atlantic Canada, to inform and educate community members about Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation program for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick. This awareness-building Community Breakfast series has been made possible by a sponsorship from the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC). On… Read more »

Lions Club makes the Holidays special for the youth in drug rehab treatment


Portage - Holiday's spirit - Club Lions

Members of the District N-1 (NB and PEI) Lions and their families gathered at the Cassidy Lake drug addiction rehabilitation centre for an afternoon of holiday celebration for the youth in treatment. All were eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and his elves who work diligently every year to find the “special” gift wished for… Read more »

Fredericton Community Foundation visits Cassidy Lake


2015 Portage Atlantic - Fredericton Community Foundation

The Fredericton Community Foundation is a longtime supporter of Portage Atlantic’s drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth at Cassidy Lake. Representatives visited the centre this summer to learn more about Portage, and to meet the staff team and the youth in treatment. Below is summary of their experience at Cassidy Lake, as written in the… Read more »

Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition 2015


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On September 24, 2015 Portage governors and staff members attended the 2015 Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition Reception. Portage honoured five governors for the exceptional contribution they have made towards the organisation over the years. Ronald Murray, Portage Atlantic Stéphane Dufort, Portage Québec – Montréal Region Mario Cusson, Portage Québec – Québec City Region… Read more »

Lewis Fitness Centre Capital Campaign – The Benefits of Physical Fitness


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The Lewis Fitness Centre Capital Campaign goes beyond bricks and mortar. Research has repeatedly demonstrated that physical activity, in combination with organised sports, has a positive impact on behavior and healthy lifestyles and improves social, emotional and physical well-being. Over the years, Portage has observed that these activities are essential to allow youth to focus… Read more »

Christmas Takes on a Special Meaning for Portage Atlantic Youth


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Lions Club Members’ Annual Christmas Celebration Cassidy Lake, NB, December 8, 2014 – Over the Holidays, young people in residential treatment at Portage Atlantic have a lot to look forward to in the New Year as they undertake to regain control of their lives and rid themselves of their dependencies, work on their relationships with… Read more »

Remarkable Support by the J.T. Clark Family Foundation


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Portage Atlantic is grateful for the J.T. Clark Family Foundation’s pledge towards the Lewis Fitness Centre Capital Campaign.   The Lewis Fitness Centre will provide youth with an environment that is spacious and practical in which to pursue their recovery while re-awakening their interest in physical activity so they can continue their journey with healthy… Read more »

Portage Atlantic – Recovery Day


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The Daily Gleaner   One day at a time   The community was invited to come together on Sept.9 in support of National Recovery Day. Alicia Shaw, person in recovery, and Carol Tracey, Portage Atlantic Director of development, took part in the event and shared their story. Read more …