Quebec provides $2.7 million for English-speaking seniors

Quebec provides $2.7 million for  English-speaking seniors

By Gordon Lambie
Local Journalism Initiative

Christopher Skeete, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers, and member of the National Assembly for Sainte-Rose announced $2.7 million in financial assistance over a three-year period to the Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN) on Monday to support a program to help reduce social isolation for vulnerable English-speaking seniors.
Building from a foundation of day centres and activities for seniors established through the CHSSN across the Province of Quebec in recent years, Monday’s announcement guarantees funding for 43 existing wellness centres across the province and also supports the establishment of 32 more in regions where access to English services is limited.

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