To celebrate Adult Learner’s week, the Western Quebec Literacy Council would like to share an inspirational story of a learner-volunteer pair and how embarking on a path of personal development through one-on-one tutoring lessons has changed both their lives. Take the Leap and Become an Adult Learner Hi my name is Bev, I am 42. […]
The Government of Canada identifies 9 essential skills necessary for learning, working and everyday life. These skills include reading, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communication, working with others, thinking, computer use, and continuous learning. The WQLC continues to offer free lessons in reading, writing and numeracy. We are now also offering computer lessons to Outaouais […]
Run for the Western Quebec Literacy Council in the in the Montreal Scotia Bank charity run! You’ll be helping our learners get one step closer towards their literacy goals while you race towards your own personal running or fitness goals. Download this brochure to learn how to register as a runner for the WQLC:
Contest!! Here’s your chance to win cool prizes from the WQLC! To play, complete as many of the activities featured on our Family Literacy Bingo card as you can before January 30th. When your family completes a line (vertical, diagonal, or horizontal) your name is entered into the draw for cool literacy inspired prizes (Up […]
The recipient of the 2017 Freda Hudson award is Rick Valin! The Freda Hudson pin was established in 2007 by Literacy Quebec in memory of a remarkable volunteer. This pin is presented annually to an active, longstanding volunteer who has made a “remarkable” contribution to literacy. Rick was nominated by the Western Quebec Literacy Council […]
The Literacy Council is celebrating its relocation with an open house. We want to mingle with the community, meet our neighbours, partners, volunteers, and clients. We would love to see you there!
We’ve had a busy October at the WQLC, to say the least! We’ve officially moved from our location at 381 HWY 148, Shawville, Qc. We are now located at 106, Front Street, Campbell’s Bay, Qc. We hope you’ll join us for our open house later this fall. On Satruday, October 21, we had our Annual […]
September 8th marks international Literacy Day, officially created by UNESCO in 1965 to help raise awareness surrounding global literacy challenges. According to UNESCO statistics, 12% of the global population remains illiterate or has a literacy level that is considered non-functional. To be functionally literate individuals need to be able to use their abilities across different […]