• "Why We DIY" Workshop on May 4th

    A collaboration between BCAQc and the Réseau des femmes en environement (RQFE), this is a DIY (Do It Yourself) workshop in French animated by our interns Li-Anne Cyr, Gabrielle Caron and Carly Welham.

    Participants can make their own lip balm, face wash or laundry detergent. During the second half of the evening, our Director Jennifer Beeman and our VP Lise Parent will animate an open discussion of conscious consumerism.

    WHEN: May 4th, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m. 
    WHERE: TÉLUQ, Université du Québec 5800 Saint-Denis Street
    room 11.051 (métro Rosemont)
    Free admission, snacks will be served.
    We hope to see you there!

  • Spring Benefit Concert under the Direction of Roxanne Martel

    To our delight, BCAQc has been chosen as the charity being honoured at this year’s spring concert of Montreal’s Yellow Door Choir on May 26 and 27, 2017.

    Not only does the Yellow Door Choir donate the profits from the concert’s ticket sales to us but every penny that is made during the intermission bake sales is ours too. We will be accepting cheques, cash and visa to help make this the best concert and bake sale fundraiser ever!

    Bring your family, friends and colleagues.

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  • Book a workshop

    Breast Cancer Action Quebec offers a range of educational workshops:

    • Prevention and Action Against Cancer and Toxicants (PACT)
    • Beast of Beauty
    • Chemical Detective
    • Breast Cancer and the Workplace
    • From Anger to Conformity: What has happened to a feminist analysis of breast cancer?

      We have a team of facilitators available to give them in schools, workplaces, community groups and faith-based groups. The length can be adapted to different circumstances. Call us if you are interested in one for your group.
       

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  • PREVENTION IS YOUNG

    Many people are surprised by the extent of our work with young people.

    Indeed, our Youth Program has many branches. We work with university students who support our mission and want to organize events on campuses with us to educate other students and the public on our work. We work with community groups that work with young people offering our workshops on health and the environment and/or leading DIY activities (Do It Yourself activities making homemade personal care products).

    And now we work with high school students offering our innovative program, Health Connections: Young People Connecting with their Environment and Communities.

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BCAQc relies on membership dues and private donations to stay in operation. Membership entitles you to advance notice of seminars and workshops as well as a subscription to our electronic newsletter— BCAQc Connected.

A strong membership also helps to substantiate our financial applications for government grants and private foundations. Please consider joining us today!

For twenty five years — with your support — BCAQc has been working hard to get vital information about environmental and chemical links to breast cancer to the public, and we now know that our message is being heard.

We ask you to consider a financial gift to Breast Cancer Action Quebec to help us to continue to get this vital information to the public.

There are many ways you can be involved: volunteer, write a letter to the editor, book an educational workshop for your school, community group or work place.

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