September 12th, 2021 CBC Radio Podcast covers Portage Atlantic’s recent milestone celebration. Recognition Ceremony honours youth who have freed themselves from their addiction and have turned their lives around. Source: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-28-information-morning-saint-john/clip/15865738-portage-recognition-ceremony
Portage in the News
Portaging for Portage – James Scott, owner of Elora Paddle Co., took to the streets of Elora on Sept. 4 and 5, portaging his canoe to raise awareness of Portage Ontario, an organization that provides help for those with substance abuse and addiction. The centre in Elora is the only residential Portage location in Ontario… Read more »
For the second consecutive year, the Pedal for Portage event will go virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants are encouraged to walk, run or pedal for Portage from Sept. 12 to 18 on their own route, in their own time, in their own location. To read the article in full, please click here.
‘Anyone and any business has the opportunity to make a change’. ELORA – red canoe has been spotted in the streets of Elora to raise money for youth mental health. To read more about the Portaging for Portage cause, please follow this link.
Portage Ontario will be hosting its first Freedom from Addiction Golf Classic fund-raising event at the Ariss Valley Golf and Country Club. Photo by Paige Peacock. To read more about the event, follow this link to the Wellington Advertiser.
Todd Willoughby, a physical and outdoor education teacher at Portage Academy in Elora, is providing bike and scooter repairs from his garage. Half of all donations go toward Portage Elora’s mountain bike program. So far, Willoughby has raised $300. […]. Read more about it here.
COVID-19 means youth at the Portage Atlantic treatment facility in Cassidy Lake will be staying over the holidays. To read more, click here.
Sunday marked the start of National Addictions Awareness Week in Canada, and there is great concern that deaths from drug overdoses have been increasing dramatically during this pandemic. Read more about how Portage is getting involved here.
In Montreal, deaths from overdoses are on the rise this year. […] —the spinoff effects are noticeable, starting with people using drugs more. Watch the CTV News interview online here or read more about it here.
Today, Portage Ontario has partnered with four local restaurants to serve up some soup, raise awareness, and raise some funds! To read on, please click here.