Portage’s 26th Golf Omnium at Cub de Golf Royal Québec

2021-07-27

While golf experienced an unprecedented interest during the pandemic, and despite everything being ready for the 26th Edition of the Golf Open in the Quebec City area, Mother Nature decided otherwise and the event that was to be held on June 14th at the Quebec Royal Golf Club had to be cancelled. It was a… Read more »

Portage’s 23rd Golf Omnium at Club Laval-sur-le-Lac

2021-07-27

After a difficult winter season and an unprecedented year, a day outdoors practising golf was just what everyone needed. The reinvented 23rd Edition of the Portage Golf Open took place on Monday, June 7th under sunny skies at the Club Laval-sur-le-Lac golf club. The 148 golfers were delighted to enjoy this first meeting in-person to… Read more »

The “Maître de sa vie” Program Now Available to Youth

2020-02-28

In 2018, Portage launched an innovative intervention program for individuals with concurrent substance use and post-traumatic stress disorders. This addition to Portage’s constantly evolving rehabilitation services offering was made possible largely through the generous financial contribution of Hydro-Québec.

A Mural for the West Island Centre

2020-02-3

Young residents from the Lac Écho rehabilitation centre for Anglophone youth painted a mural for one of the classrooms at the West Island Centre in late December. Residents and teachers had the privilege of welcoming painter and muralist Yannick Picard who led the project.    Before the year-end holidays, teachers from the Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier schoolboard who… Read more »

Pursuing a Passion for Music at the Portage Lac Écho Centre

2019-08-7

This year more than ever, the young residents of the Lac Écho Centre were able to make the most of their musical talent. For ten years now, the Simple Plan Foundation has supported Portage through funding to purchase musical instruments. With the help of teacher Lauren Bélec, and thanks to Sjmple Plan’s support, the Lac… Read more »

Table du Chef – Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

2019-07-10

Combining philanthropy and culinary expertise, the Table du Chef at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth was once again a resounding success this year. The team of chefs for this event was comprised of Baptiste Peupion (Executive Chef of the hotel), Jean-Marc Guillot (Executive Pastry Chef and recipient of the Meilleur ouvrier de France Award) and… 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 »