Literacy Quebec Podcast -E1

Defining Literacy

https://anchor.fm/literacy-quebec/episodes/Episode-1—Defining-Literacy-e3ast8/a-ab0u14

Welcome to the first episode of Literacy Quebec!  A podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. On this week’s episode, we will be defining literacy.   Literacy is more than just knowing how to read and write – it’s about being able to interact with the world around you to your fullest potential.  We will have special guests, Margo Legault – Literacy Quebec,  Joy Fyckes – Reclaim Literacy, and Rev. Brian Perron – Church of Epiphany. We also will share submissions from Ruth Thomas – South Shore Reading Council, Cheryl Henry-Leggo – Gaspesie Literacy Council, Wendy Seys – Yamaska Literacy Council, and Michele Gagnon – Western Quebec Literacy Council. The episode ends with announcements of upcoming literacy events in Quebec.  We are working on our sound and editing! Thanks for being a part of this journey!

In the show we mention the following: Dawson Oral History Project:  https://dohp.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/  Literacy Quebec: literacyquebec.org  Gaspésie Literacy Council: www.gaspelit.ca  RECLAIM Literacy (Montreal): http://www.reclaimliteracy.ca/  South Shore Reading Council: https://www.ssrc.ca/  Western Quebec Literacy Council:http://wqlc.org/  Yamaska Literacy Council: http://www.yamaskaliteracy.ca/

Upcoming Events: Launch of the Verdun Stories Magazine: https://www.facebook.com/events/293562017994473/  Help raise money as a runner or volunteer for Literacy Quebec’s member organisations by taking part of the Scotia Bank marathon charity fundraiser! For more information email Chris at admin@literacyquebec.org  and by checking out:  http://canadarunningseries.com/sbm_charities/literacy-quebec/

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