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Dawson pets are living their best lives!

March 17th, 2020

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

March 17th, 2020

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 or at

Important message about COVID-19

March 10th, 2020

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.

Humans Who Grow Food features Jenn de Vera

March 3rd, 2020

The more than 300,000 people around the world who follow the social media gardening site Humans Who Grow Food met Jenn de Vera of the Sustainability Office. Jenn and her garden were featured Feb. 24. Click on Read More to see the post on Facebook and photos of Jenn's home garden.

Help us all stay healthy

March 3rd, 2020

Only $20/month for PARC

February 25th, 2020

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

February 25th, 2020
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.


Read more about: Gardening for Social Ills: Feb. 20 Environmental Seminar

Gardening for Social Ills: Feb. 20 Environmental Seminar

February 18th, 2020

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…

Read more about: Save the Date: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair March 25

Save the Date: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair March 25

February 11th, 2020

Dawson College’s Counselling department will be hosting a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair for all students and staff March 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lower Atrium. Our goal is to provide relevant information about drug and alcohol use in order to help students make informed decisions. We will have a number of…

Jan. 29: employees invited to participate in Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 28th, 2020

As part of our commitment to well-being for all, employees are encouraged to drop by the Lower Atrium on Bell Let's Talk Day on Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come show your support for mental health, get informed about resources and take a selfie with an encouraging message for Bell swag (while quantities last).

We would like to remind you that Dawson College offers all employees free and immediate emotional support through the Employee Assistance Program (E.A.P.). The confidential counselling line is open 24 hours/day 365 days/year. Click on Read More for a link to the EAP webpage.

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