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Job Offer: Project Manager for Food Security dossier

As part of our Social Development Plan, the TQSOI has identified food security as a priority issue to be addressed. In light of this, the TQSOI is looking for a Project Manager. This position involves accompanying the identified communities in the development and implementation of innovative food security initiatives aimed at improving access to fresh fruits and vegetables. See the job description for more information.

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018
Please send a letter of motivation as well as your curriculum vitae to the following email:

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Agents of Change Toolbox

This booklet will consolidate the transfer of acquired knowledge and will feed the partners into dynamic methods of animation that we implemented during our meetings.

Announcing Buffet PrioriTQSOI & November Newsletter

For two years we worked on identifying the needs of our community through citizen participation in forums, focus groups, surveys and working committees. It is now time to take things to the next level: all citizens of Southern West Island (those who reside, work or are students here) are invited to participate in a discussion and priority-selection exercise.

At the event, participants will be given a summary of the needs identified in Southern West Island , followed by the selection of priorities to be included in a 5-year action-plan. Citizens will make decisions about the changes about the future of their communities.

Please save the date!

We look forward to welcoming you in large numbers on November 28 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at: The Red Barn, 20609 Lakeshore Road, Baie-D’Urfe, Quebec H9X 2Z4. A free lunch & daycare services are offered.

Places are limited. Please click here to register.

Please click here to read our November newsletter.

Presentation at the Seniors’ Table


Seniors Presentation Cover Page

On September 23, TQSOI’s Director Alena made a presentation at the Seniors’ Table followed by an interesting discussion about concerns and needs of seniors in the southern West Island and how to better serve this vulnerable segment of the population. TQSOI hopes to maintain this collaboration and develop a clearer and greater vision of what we can accomplish together

Diagnostics of the needs of vulnerable population – June 17th 2015

Please click to view or download our presentation on the Diagnostics of the needs of vulnerable population,  conducted at the TQSOI’s Annual General Meeting on June 17th 2015.

TQSOI Citizens’ Forum

TQSOI at Family Safety Day

The TQSOI participated in the Pointe-Claire Family Safety Day event which took place on Saturday, September 7th. Many families approached our table to receive the pamphlet and to have a discussion on the community needs.

For more information about this event, click here.


TQSOI Welcomes New Coordinator

Welcome Alena!

The TQSOI is pleased to welcome its first and new Coordinator, Alena Ziuleva!
Alena has a background in research, a Masters Degree in Social Work, and experience in various community organizations. Alena is enthusiastic about contributing to the realization of our mandate.
In the coming year, Alena will be focusing on creating a written portrait of the state of social development on our territory, in addition to organizing our first public assemblies and raising awareness about our organization. If you feel called to help advance any of these important projects, we would love to hear from you!