Giving Back with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

2019-07-9

Portage in Ontario is delighted to partner with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for the first time. In Portage’s substance abuse rehabilitation centres for adolescents, youth work on their strengths, their self-discovery, they integrate physical activity into their routine, learn to give back to the community and definitely discover who they are. Bottom line, it… Read more »

Portage youth take on their professional flight!

2019-07-9

Promote Awareness with Young People About Employment In the spring of 2019, the team at the Portage residential centre in Lac Écho was able to successfully complete two partnerships intended to help young people at the centre. Portage first partnered with Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Rivière-du-Nord to implement a guidance program allowing about fifteen residents aged between… Read more »

Cassidy Lake Graduates

2019-07-9

Summer’s here and graduating residents of the Portage Academy at Cassidy Lake are looking ahead to a sober, productive life. Youth at the Cassidy Lake Rehabilitation Centre in New Brunswick attend class four hours a day.  Portage firmly believes that schooling makes for better social reintegration.  School programs at the Portage Academy are provided by… Read more »

A 3rd annual gala for Portage Atlantic

2019-07-9

Portage Atlantic held its 3rd annual gala fundraising dinner in Moncton, New Brunswick, on June 14, 2019. The objective of this yearly event is to create awareness towards drug addiction and raise funds to sustain, and improve Portage’s programs and services. Members of the business community, Portage’s Board of Directors, staff members, past residents and… Read more »

Portage and Outward Bound Canada Promote Personal Growth

2019-07-9

Since many years, Portage works with Outward Bound Canada, a nonprofit educational organization which aims to cultivate resilience, leadership, connections and compassion through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery in the natural world. On Monday, June 24, 2019, two staff and ten residents attended Outward Bound in the Adirondack region. The youth and staff were… Read more »

2nd “Huîtres en affaires”

2019-07-3

Chaired by Mr. Guy Nadeau, General Manager at Desjardins Business, the 2nd Edition of the “Huîtres en affaires” event took place in a friendly atmosphere on April 12th. Over 400 guests gathered at the Metropolitan Anjou Golf Club and enjoyed a wide variety of oysters from La Boîte aux Huîtres. The highlight of the event… Read more »

Portage’s 22nd Golf and Cycling Event

2019-06-26

The 22nd Edition of the Portage Golf and Cycling event took place on a bright sunny day despite a late spring and was once again a resounding success. This sports day was held in an elegant atmosphere at the prestigious Laval‑sur‑le-Lac Golf Club. As usual, attendees included golfers and cyclists who enjoyed a wonderful day… Read more »

Portage’s 25th Golf Open

2019-06-26

On June 3rd, more than 150 members of the business community from the Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches region gathered at the Sainte-Marie Golf Club in Beauce to attend Portage’s 25th Golf Open which was a huge success. Although somewhat chilly, participants were still able to enjoy the sun. The Honorable J. Michel Doyon, Lieutenant Governor of… Read more »

Creating Awareness in the Community

2019-06-7

Portage Atlantic staff and residents create awareness about the Portage program and the services it offers at its Cassidy Lake residential rehabilitation centre for youth. On May 3, 2019, Tambrie Hicks, Admissions Coordinator for the Cassidy Lake residential rehabilitation centre for youth in New Brunswick, hosted an information booth at the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association… Read more »