Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence

Free health videoconference

29 Oct: Taking Action to Prevent Falls

This presentation on fall prevention will cover the following topics: Risk factors for falls; Impact of falls on the quality of life of older adults; Strategies for preventing falls; Benefits of physical activity; and Resources available to promote an active lifestyle.

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The regional flu vaccination campaign starts on November 1st and making an appointment is required. Only people with an appointment will be accepted at the seasonal flu vaccination clinics organized by CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent.

Copy of Copy of JOB OFFER library coordinator

25 Oct: Early Childhood Week : Little Helpers, Big Hearts

Every year, Early Childhood Week is an opportunity to raise awareness, encourage dialogue and advocate for early childhood development. Let’s take a moment this week to have a closer look at the youngest members of our community, and to think about what we can do together to help each child get the best possible start in life.

JOB OFFER library coordinator

07 Oct: Job Offer: Library Coordinator

In collaboration with the Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence team and under the authority of the Assistant Director, Culture & Heritage, the person sought will plan, coordinate and develop the services of the two (2) HLSL public libraries:  the bilingual Métis-sur-Mer library AND the English-language Rimouski library. 

VOH inauguration

05 Oct: Vessel of Hope Inauguration

Heritage Lower Saint Lawrence (HLSL) is pleased to inaugurate the collective container mural “Vessel of Hope” at Metis Beach school, a public work of art that celebrates the resilience of our community. With a grant from Canadian Heritage and contributions from its partners, this project took place between April and October 2021, with several community workshops involving many volunteers and participants. 

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01 Oct: Understanding Dementia

During this presentation, Dr. Serge Gauthier will explain the signs and symptoms of dementia as well as how clinicians make a diagnosis. Claire Webster will share practical advice on how to care for a person living with dementia as well as important considerations to ensure the safety and well-being of both the individual as well as the care partner.

virtual tea time

01 Oct: Fall Virtual Tea Time

The Heritage team is pleased to continue offering virtual biweekly Tea Time gatherings this Fall! We will also be offering Special Theme Tea Times like we did for Christmas Traditions, Collecting and Saving Seeds, and WW2 and the Lower St. Lawrence. We invite all our participants to suggest themes of interest for upcoming gatherings.


29 Sep: Library reopening to the public

Please note that the Métis-sur-Mer library will reopen to the public starting on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 You will be able to access the books and browse through the collection  every Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.