L’AFPAD appui la famille de Marilyn Bergeron et réitère une escouade mixte pour les cas de disparition criminelle

L’AFPAD était présente plus tôt à une conférence de presse au Café Dépôt de St-Romuald pour soutenir la famille de Marilyn Bergeron, disparue depuis maintenant 8 ans, qui recherche toute information relative à la disparition de la jeune femme et ainsi faire ressortir toute nouvelle information utile au dénouement de cette disparition. L’AFPAD demande depuis […]

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A conference about grievance in Quebec City

A conference was held in Quebec City on December 13th about grievance during the Holiday season. Josée Masson, general manager of Deuil-Jeunesse, animated this conference in front of 30 AFPAD members. Here are a few points that our speaker talked about: the importance of taking care and prioritizing of ourselves physically and mentally; accepting our moods […]

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A conference about grievance in Montreal

More than 40 AFPAD members were reunited this Saturday to attend a conference about grievance animated by Marie-Pascale Deegan, Deuil-Jeunesse. The subject of this conference was grievance during the Holiday Season and how to prepare for this difficult time when we are mourning, even years after our loved ones have passed. Our speaker’s main message […]

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Study about the AFPAD’s services

In order to evaluate our services, we asked help from students at the École de criminologie at the Université de Montréal. One student suggested a study for her masters in criminology that’s called “Are the needs of families who’s victims were assassinated different than families of dissapeared?”. We are looking for families of victims of […]

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Radio interviews with the SOCAM

The AFPAD has a new collaboration with the SOCAM – Société de communication Atikamekw-Montagnais – who broadcasts within aboriginal communities. The first interview was held today where Nancy Roy, our general manager, spoke about our association. You may listen (in French) to this interview: The next radio broadcast will be on November 18th and will be about grief among children (presented […]

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Prix Hommage à 10 personnes d’exception

During our 10th anniversary that was held on October 3rd, we honoured 10 exceptional individuals who have helped the cause of victims to move forward in the last 10 years at a Tribute Award Ceremony. More than 20 applications were submitted by our members, other organisations and the public. Choosing the 10 candidates wasn’t easy […]

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Restorative justice and art-therapy

On October 17th, the AFPAD organised two workshops with opposing themes to help our members express their pain through different means: restorative justice and art-therapy. All speakers were very generous in their presentations and we thank them for participating in these activities that helped our members: Serge Charbonneau, Regroupement des organismes de justice alternative du […]

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Coming into force of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

The Correctional Service of Canada announced the coming into force of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR) a few days ago. This legislation has created four basic rights for victims: the right to information; the right to participation; the right to protection and; the right to restitution. As written in its letter, the “Correctional Service […]

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