18836102305_dda916f072_z Meet Jane and Ann

Jane* is a 103-years-old and is not short of humour or anecdotes. “I play Scrabble, but I ain’t that smart!” she joked. Ann*, her volunteer from West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) laughed it off and reminded Jane of her 310-point Scrabble game. Ann has been volunteering for the past three years at WICA and was matched with Jane to visit a couple of times a

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lathéiere Recruiting volunteers in Lachine

On Tuesday morning, WICA was in Lachine during La Théière‘s Annual General Meeting. Here’s what our stand looked like: In order to meet the growing needs of the community in Lachine, we need locals to volunteer. By going on the field and meeting the citizens, WICA can connect with the locals and better understand how they want to contribute.

DSC_0979 Join us for WICA’s 23rd Annual Garden Tour

  Join us in celebrating WICA’s 40th anniversary in the community! The tradition continues with West Island Citizen Advocacy’s 23rd Annual Garden Tour on Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Tickets are $20 and all proceeds will benefit West Island Citizen Advocacy. For more info, please call 514-694-5850, visit our website or our Facebook page.    

Wheelchair_user_on_Red_Line.agr - Copy Public transportation must be adapted!

“Unlikely”? “Absurd”? Let’s have a look at what adapted transport users have to go through. During the Quebec’s week for handicap people, we invite you to rethink the public transportation system as to make it an inclusive environment. Thank you to Regroupement Québécois du Parrainage Civique and to Regroupement des activistes pour l’inclusion au Québec (RAPLIQ) for uploading these two videos.  

b7bb63aa.giving-challenge-logo Maximize your donation in June

During June, each dollar donated to WICA earns a chance to win a $10,000 donation through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! Click here to donate to WICA. In order to offer services to the most vulnerable citizens of the West Island community, WICA needs your support. The Great Canadian Giving Challenge gives you the opportunity to help us out and gives us the chance to

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