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…

My Story: Charlotte

My name is Charlotte and I come from Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. I grew up in my community with my family, my brothers, and sisters. I learned Inuktitut at first and English after. When I was young, I lived the Inuit way of life. I was camping most of the time, but also hunting and fishing. There…

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!

100 logements project for homeless people

PAQ is now part of the project 100 logements pour sans-abris! The goal is to provide 100 housing unit for 100 homeless or at risk people by March 31, 2021. “After a call for projects made by the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal as part of the Transition plan in homelessness in COVID-19 context, 10 nonprofit organizations…

Report on PAQ from Espace Autochtone

A beautiful report from Marie-Laure Josselin-Mbodji, journalist at Radio-Canada Espaces autochtones, on the effect of the COVID-19 at PAQ. Find out how our intervention workers and community members are experiencing the outbreak in the homelessness Indigenous community. Have a good read! Itinérance : « On gérait un jour à la fois; avec la COVID, c’est…

Curfew and Raphael André’s death

In the night of January 16 2021, Raphael André, an appreciated member of the Montreal Indigenous community died. Several people says that this men was hiding from the police du to the curfew imposed by the Quebec government. A few days later, the Superior Court suspended the curfew for homeless people. PAQ would like to…