MFRC News | Week of September 21

MFRC News Week of September 21


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Here is how to participate in the MFRC virtual activities presented in the calendar!

Facebook: Make your request directly 
Preschool Workshops (3–4 and 5 years old): MFRC_Bears/Crocs_CRFM
Teen Town—Hideaway (9–17 years old) Teen Town Bagotville

GoToMeeting: You have two options
Download the app on your cell phone or tablet

Visit on your computer for better results

All the activities of the preschool workshops, School Age and Teen Town -Youth Hideaway are now found under one link: gotomeeting! 

Join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
You can also call.
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391 

Acces code: 285-254-253 ​


Highlight of the week


Family Activity | Free!

🛑 Unfortunately, due to new government recommendations, we have to postpone the event Fall Rally that was scheduled for this Saturday, September 26.

Thank you for your understanding.

Do you or your partner suffer from
an Operational Stress Injury (OSI)?

🗣️ Make yourself heard!

With a view to offering workshops on various topics in the near future, we want to target your needs and interests. Whether you are in a relationship or not, whether you are a parent or not, whether your OSI has been diagnosed or not, please take two minutes to complete our survey:

💼 Conference on Employment
September 22–25, 2020

Are you re-entering the labour market?
Register now for a free virtual conference offered in partnership with Altis Recruitment!
Get tips, advice and relevant information on the subject (s)
that interest you among the 7 proposed conferences:
  • Writing your CV
  • The Art of the Interview
  • Security Clearance and Background Check
  • Employees and their Rights
  • How to Find a Job and Current Labour Market Trends
  • Linkedln — Your Digital CV
  • Being Bold and Building your Confidence
Note that this conference is offered in English only.
The registration deadline is September 18.
For more information and to register:


At Your MFRC

September 30, 5 p.m. | Community Centre

Would you like to know about our achievements? Do you have questions about our services?
All military family members, military personnel and civilian base employees are invited to take part in our Annual General Meeting! In addition, a childcare service is offered free of charge!

Do you want to get involved in our Board of Directors? Take note that 4 positions are expiring! Visit our website to find out how you can apply:
Wearing a mask is mandatory

You must confirm your presence before Friday, September 25, 4 p.m. (Places are limited)

How to take advantage of it when looking for a job?

You may be wondering what good military reality does for you when you are looking for a job?

Think about all the skills you have been able to develop thanks to this reality! Any doubts? Take three minutes to watch this new exclusive video clip.

📽️ Military reality  :

It's available at all times on The Interactive page :




Did you know that Femmes Action : Séparation – Divorce offers, free of charge, support and legal information to women who are going through a separation or a divorce or who are thinking about this it?
Did you know that Diversité 02 is there to inform, educate and offer individual or
group support to LGBTQ+ people?

Did you know that more than sixty community organizations exist in the region? To find out more about their sectors of activity or to obtain their contact information, visit the Corporation de développement communautaire website at:

The majority of these organizations offer service in French only. Do not hesitate to contact the MFRC if you need help or support in your efforts.

Youth Section

For details on the  activities and to access the links, see our calendar!


Registration Period

The MFRC offers an after-school childcare service, Monday to Friday, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., for the children of military members who go to Riverside School.

To register your child for the 2020–2021 school year, you must contact us by phone,
email or messaging, starting August 10. 

Please note that no automatic renewal will be done.   If your child was enrolled in school daycare last year, you must contact a member of the MFRC’s Childhood-Family Team to renew their registration.

Make sure you have your child’s health insurance card when you register.


A “Moving Away” Story for 2–7 Year-Olds

Are you moving away? The MFRC invites you to listen to the story
“A Kiss Goodbye” with your young children.

 “A Kiss Goodbye” is meant to reassure children who are sad or angry at having to move. In addition to helping children express their feelings and accept the situation, the story offers them strategies for coping with the move.


Supporting and Reassuring Children

Soon going to daycare or kindergarten?

Review, with your children, the importance of thoroughly washing hands with the cute story of a virus called Coronavirus. Created to reassure children and open the discussion on the emotions felt, you can easily download or print COVIBOOK from our website!

Moving in/moving out



If you have recently arrived in Bagotville, or even if you have been there for a few years, this guide will inform you about topics such as health care and walk-in clinics, service providers for electricity, cable or the Internet, daycares and more!

The information contained in the Newcomer’s Guide is presented in a downloadable and printable information sheet format. Available in both French and English, this guide is mainly intended for military families who are stationed in Bagotville.

Posting Support and Liaison Services

You are moving to the region or will soon be leaving the Bagotville community?
You have questions about this important step and would like guidance?

Then, do not hesitate to contact our posting Support and Liaison Officer to discuss and learn more
about the services available. Her mission is to guide you through your transition and help
you better meet the challenges it creates.

Telephone: 418 677-7468

Your Ressources


Crisis Texting Service for Kids of CAF Families

Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) has partnered with Kids Help Phone and True Patriot Love Foundation to launch a crisis texting service for kids from military families living in Canada.


You have no symptoms of COVID-19, but want to see a doctor?
Here are the medical resources available to you:


At this time of turbulent daily life, it is normal to experience anxiety, to stress about what the future holds and about isolation. The MFRC social workers lend an ear and support in the safety of your home. If you need to speak, you can contact the appropriate member of our team. If you already have a follow-up, contact your social worker directly who will reply as soon as possible.,-Social-Distancing,-Quarantine%E2%80%A6.aspx