Cleaning Brigade

This, summer, like the last ones, we have a cleaning brigade at PAQ that cleans the streets of PAQ’s neighborhood. These jobs are giving to Indigenous women and men who are in the PAQ transition apartments, because of our collaboration with the City of Montreal. Thank you to the members of the community who make…

PAQ’s Summer BBQ

Friday, July 16, 2021, we came together to celebrate summer with the whole community! More than activities and gifts, we had the chance to have with us Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo and the Buffalo Hat Singers. Everybody enjoyed the nice weather and a good meal.

Celebration of Life

June 29 at PAQ we came together in a beautiful ceremony, led by PAQ Elder Tom Dearhouse, to honour and celebrate the 14 family and friends we lost since March 2020 and which we had not been able to honor before due to COVID-19. Thank you to everyone who came to share their stories and…

A new Home for Indigenous people in Montreal

In January 2021, PAQ received the good news that it’s initiative to purchase a house for permanent housing was one of 12 projects approved by the City of Montreal as a part of the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative. We are thrilled to be the owners of a beautiful house in downtown Montreal for Indigenous…

Winter Measurements 2020-2021 – Results

“Every winter, the Ville de Montréal, the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal and their community partners mobilize to set up emergency shelter services for people experiencing homelessness. This year, COVID-19 has required a greater response to provide services to more people than normal. Various community organizations have taken on the responsibility of managing these services. This year,…

World Poetry Day

On the Board of Directors of PAQ, we have the chance to have a poet who wins many prizes for her texts. Maya Cousineau-Mollen give us two poems to celebrate the World Poetry Day. Here they are: Marcher avec Joséphine Il me manque le territoire Tes mémoires usées Ta douceur de kukum Il me manque…

Vaccination campaing

Taking one for the team! PAQ want to thank all the staff and participants who got vaccinated against COVID-19 these last weeks. This gesture keep themselves and the community safe and healthy. Thank you to the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal for making it happen!