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ALS Society of Quebec  
http://www.sla-quebec.ca/

Provides support and counselling for people with ALS, their families, and caregivers; funds medical research into ALS; and develops and produces public awareness and educational materials.

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Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador  
http://www.apnql-afnql.com

The Assembly of the First Nations Quebec and Labrador works towards:

  • Affirmation and respect of its peoples rights
  • Recognition of First Nations’ Governments
  • Increased financial autonomy for First Nations’ Governments
  • Development and creation of our public administration for First Nations’ Governments
  • Coordinate the mechanism for the First Nations decision-making process
  • Represent positions and interests in of various forums
  • Define the strategies to advance common positions
  • Have our cultures and languages recognized
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Native Alliance of Québec Inc.  
http://www.aaqnaq.com

The Native Alliance of Quebec  takes the interest of the Metis and off-reserve Indian people on all occasions and to coordinate their efforts in the goal to promote their common interests in one collective action. It promotes recreational activities for the Metis and off-reserve Indians, to assist them in the development of a social fraternity, a dignified and human understanding to contribute to help our people better understand their history, their accomplishments and their contribution to the Canadian society. It establishes and maintains the necessary funds to ensure legal advice to safeguard their legal and constitutional rights.

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Non-Smokers' Rights Association, Québec  
http://www.nsra-adnf.ca

The Non-Smokers' Rights Association is a non-profit health organization that has been at the forefront of tobacco-control efforts in Canada and around the world for the past quarter-century. The NSRA was founded in Toronto in 1974 by Rosalee Berlin, a registered nurse whose allergies made her particularly sensitive to second-hand smoke. It began as a small volunteer group dedicated to achieving clean air for non-smokers. The association has broadened its scope to all public health aspects of the tobacco epidemic, resolutely putting the blame for this problem on the tobacco industry, rather than on individual smokers.

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Québec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG)  
http://qpirgmcgill.org

The Quebec Public Interest Research Group at McGill is a non-profit, student-run organization that conducts research, education, and action on environmental and social justice issues at McGill University and in the Montreal community. With such a broad mandate, QPIRG brings together a wide range of activists interested in many different issues.

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Osteoporosis Canada - Montreal Chapter  
http://www.osteoporosis.ca

Works to educate, empower, and assist people living in Quebec in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Maintains a toll-free telephone line and offers an osteoporosis risk factor identification service. Publishes educational pamphlets, a fitness video, a prevention kit, and a newsletter.

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Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies  
http://www.alzheimerquebec.ca

Provides information, education and training, adapted support services and avocacy for families afflicted by Alzheimer Disease in Quebec.

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Lakeshore General Hospital

Lakehsore General Hospital, which is part of the West Island HSSC, wants to be recognized for the excellence of its service and the quality of its interactions with the population of its territory, its clients and its partners, as it is supported by the commitment and mobilization of its personnel.  This is done by knowing, maintaining and improving the health and welfare of the population of the West Island; by providing accessibility to integrated and quality health and social services and by supporting its clientele within the network of health and social services while encouraging autonomy.

The Kidney Fondation of Canada  
http://www.kidney.ca

Works to improve the health and quality of life of people living with kidney disease. Funds research and clinical education; provides services for the special needs of individuals living with kidney disease; and promotes organ donation.

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Clinique Communautaire de Pointe-Saint-Charles  
http://ccpsc.qc.ca/en

The Clinic has helped to set up numerous resources and has always worked jointly with community groups to act directly on the social determinants of health, maintain a public health system, strive for equitable wealth sharing, urban development, accessibility to, and construction of social housing, food security and the defence and promotion of women's rights.

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