Entries by Ann Jacques


Volleyball Canada – Helping Bring Volleyball back to Indigenous Communities

Volleyball Canada is helping bring sports back to Indigenous communities with the “Community Sport for All” Initiative from Sports Canada. This initiative is to support volleyball programs in 19 Indigenous communities in Quebec. Volleyball Canada Coach Trainer Monette Boudreau-Carroll visited Listuguj at the end of January and offered her expertise, with a Coach training session […]


Listuguj Community Health Services – Providing the Utmost Care for Expectant Mothers, Babies, and Children

Listuguj Community Health Services offers several programs at the Health Centre that aid in wellness and care to community members. One program is the Maternal and Child Care Program. The nurses who provide care and resources for this program are, Katrina Guitard (Registered Nurse), Caroline Jacques (Licensed Practical Nurse), and Avery Jacques (Licensed Practical Nurse). […]

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Vicky Metallic – Metallic Publishing

It was in 2021 when Vicky Metallic first had the idea to create Metallic Publishing – a Mi’gmaw owned business with an aim to publish and distribute Mi’gmaw language books and other related language educational material for schools and students across Gespe’gewa’gi, as well as for the general public.  Vicky has long been passionate about […]


Listuguj Animal Control Services

A little over a year ago, Vera Isaac took on the role of By-law Enforcement Officer after several years with the Listuguj Police Department and the Listuguj Rangers.  This new position deals with all the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government laws/by-laws – such as cannabis control, fisheries, gaming, etc., but the one by-law that is most extensive […]


Alaqsite’w Gitpu School Stands Against Bullying

The Alaqsite’w Gitpu School honoured Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023. Pink Shirt Day originated in Nova Scotia in 2007 after a group of teenage boys witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. The older boys bought several pink shirts and distributed them to other boys […]


Interest-Based Learning at Eastern Shores School Board

In the province of Quebec, Eastern Shores School Board is very prominent with 16 youth sector schools and five adult/vocational education centers. One of these adult/vocational education centers is right here in Listuguj, housed at LMDC. Eastern Shores School Board offers a variety of training and courses for those interested in furthering their education, and […]