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Portage Recognition Ceremony: A new beginning for residents of the Portage Program


Montréal, October 29, 2006 – Portage this afternoon paid tribute to 145 graduates of its various substance abuse treatment programs. The Recognition ceremony took place in Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts was attended by Portage President Peter A. Howlett and Executive Director Peter Vamos. Mr. Vamos commended the efforts of the adults, adolescents and… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic launches $1.25 million fundraising campaign


Fredericton – October 23, 2006 – A not-for-profit organisation that helps youth from across Atlantic Canada overcome drug and alcohol addictions unveiled a $1.25-million fundraising campaign today aimed at improving its New Brunswick treatment facility. Officials for Portage Atlantic launched the Making Miracles Happen capital campaign in Fredericton. Portage, an internationally recognised charitable organization, offers… Read more »

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Portage launches its 2006/07 Fundraising Campaign in Montréal


MONTRÉAL – October 17, 2006 – Portage today launched its 2006-2007 fundraising campaign at Club St-Denis in Montreal. The campaign target is $1.65 million to fund various Portage programs in Québec. Over the past 33 years, through the generosity of many donors and the commitment of community partners, Portage has helped more than 30,000 substance… Read more »

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Portage is deeply grateful to everyone involved in making the Tribute Evening to Rémi Marcoux


Montreal, October 2, 2006 – On September 21 some 400 guests gathered in the Salle des pas perdus at Windsor Station to express their esteem, respect and friendship for Rémi Marcoux, founder and Executive Chairman of Transcontinental Inc. The Tribute Evening to Rémi Marcoux Night was organised by Portage to honour his unconditional support for… Read more »

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9th Annual Portage Golf Tournament at Laval-sur-le-lac a resounding success


Montréal – June 12, 2006 – The 9th annual Portage Open Golf Tournament held on June 12 at Club Laval-sur-le-Lac was a resounding success. The event raised $150,000 that was turned over to Portage by Alban D’Amours, President & Chief Executive Officer of Mouvement des caisses Desjardins and Honorary Chairman of the Tournament. Since its… Read more »