In the 2017 film, Going in Style, Michael Caine’s character found himself in the midst of a bank heist. As he handed his wallet to the robber, the masked thief gave it back to him, telling the old man, “It is a culture’s duty to take care of its elderly”. I’d like to extend that…
Dawson pets are living their best lives!
The dreams of our dogs and cats came true this week. They are loving being home with their person/people. We have some very happy and cute pet photos submitted by Dawson employees. Send yours in and we will share a collection next week! This photo is of Anne Piggott's dog Maple.
Help break the isolation of Dawson seniors and retirees
Help us help the older members of our community. People over 70 are supposed to be staying inside at home.
If you are a staff member or a retiree over 70, let us know if you need a friendly telephone visit or if you could use a grocery or pharmacy drop off.
Younger staff, let us know if you are available to help out. We will match you up!
Please contact Carey-Ann Pawsey or Lucy Segal at firstname.lastname@example.org or at email@example.com
Important message about COVID-19
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):
***Fever***Cough*** Difficulty breathing***
Call 811 for advice from a health professional and please do not come to Dawson College or other public places.
Please continue to be vigilant about hand washing, cough and sneeze into your elbow, and discard used kleenex.
Schools and school employees across Quebec have an important role to play in the prevention and management of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please take a few moments to read the information, provided by the Quebec Government in English and French in the Read More link.
Only $20/month for PARC
Joining PARC is only $20/month for the remaining season. Your modest investment in your health will get you access to 10 classes, open gym periods to play badminton, volleyball and soccer, and access to two weight rooms with weights and cardio machines, such as spinning machines and treadmills. For the complete offering and info on joining, click Read More.
Give blood today and tomorrow at Dawson
Every 80 seconds, someone in Quebec needs blood.
Your blood may be needed by someone who has had an accident, is having surgery or is being treated for an illness: 1,000 donations of blood are needed every day. Donate blood today and tomorrow at Dawson College in 3C.1:
Tuesday, Feb. 25: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 26: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Using data from an ongoing community garden project, Mitchell’s talk will offer insights on ideating, creating and using school and community gardens in Montreal, Quebec. With local partners, we have co-created gardens on a university campus, at an underfunded public school, and at two different community organizations that work with youth experiencing homelessness and housing…
Last Modified: March 17, 2020