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News / Events

Learn more about the need for Francophone long-term care and health care services for the Toronto region, and how you can help the Hélène Tremblay Lavoie Foundation lead the way to better serve the Francophone adults experiencing loss of autonomy.

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events.


June 9, 2019Toronto Challenge


November 28, 2018Trouver des solutions innovantes pour les soins de longue durée en français – Comment faire quand on perd son anglais? (L’Express de Toronto article)

November 23, 2018 – Interview with Canadian singer Louise Pitre about health care needs for Francophones with dementia in the Greater Toronto Area:


June 12, 2016Toronto Challenge


December 17, 2013An important accomplishment during the second year of the Foundation (L’Express de Toronto article)

October 1, 2013 – The Lavoie Foundation receives a cheque from Club Canadien de Toronto, following its annual charity golf tournament (L’Express de Toronto article)

September 17, 2013French healthcare: beautiful efforts rewarded (L’Express de Toronto article)

September 16, 2013 – Video by Entité 4 describing the Pavillon Omer Deslauriers:

La chanteuse canadienne Louise Pitre

April 19, 2013Restoring the lines of communication for francophone seniors (Globe and Mail article)

February 26, 2013Mélodies: A benefit concert with Louise Pitre (L’Express de Toronto article)

February 5, 2013Louise Pitre sings for the Hélène Tremblay Lavoie Foundation (L’Express de Toronto article)

January 8, 2013The Hélène Tremblay Lavoie Foundation recruits Louise Pitre (L’Express de Toronto article)


December 6 2012First Annual General Meeting of the Foundation (L’Express de Toronto article)

August 9, 2012A networking evening with Francophone doctors (L’Express de Toronto article)

March 20, 2012 – The official launch of the Foundation and its website.
See the event poster for more details.

Week of March 27 to April 2, 2012Hélène Tremblay Lavoie Foundation: Facilitates access to long-term care in French (L’Express de Toronto article)

March 20, 2012A foundation for long-term care in French in Toronto (Radio-Canada article)

Week of March 13–19, 2012The Foundation demands the availability of long-term care in French in Toronto (L’Express de Toronto article)


October 7, 2011 – The Foundation obtains Canadian Registered Charity Status

July, 2011 – Registers trademark of name and logo


Week of August 23–29, 2010 – Health Hope in French (L’Express de Toronto article)

December 7, 2010Dementia: Existing in isolation (Globe and Mail article)


April 2009 – Radio-Canada

March 9, 2009 – TFO, Panorama

March 9, 2009Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages (see highlighted sections)

February 21, 2009Dying in French a Struggle for Franco-Ontarians (Montréal La Presse article)