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Learn about Portage Québec's fundraising and awareness-building
activities, in support of Portage's drug rehabilitation treatment centres and the employment reintegration centres in Québec.

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

02-28-2020

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

02-03-2020

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 »

A resounding success for the 16th edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes!

11-04-2019

The 16th edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes was held on September 26th in Montreal. A total of 700 guests were gathered to pay tribute to an exceptional man, Mr. Louis Audet, Executive Chairman of the Board of Cogeco. The Windsor Station’s Salle des pas perdus was transformed into an elegant, refined venue enhanced… Read more »

Pursuing a Passion for Music at the Portage Lac Écho Centre

08-07-2019

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

07-10-2019

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!

07-09-2019

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 »

2nd “Huîtres en affaires”

07-03-2019

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

06-26-2019

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

06-26-2019

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 »

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18th Cocktail Reception: Another successful event for Portage

06-04-2019

Gathered in the Complexe Jules-Dallaire’s atrium bright setting, nearly 200 members of the national capital’s business community attended the 18th Edition of Portage’s Cocktail Reception on May 7th, a highly coveted event to round off our annual fundraising campaign. Guests were able to network in a friendly atmosphere complete with jazz music whilst contributing to… Read more »