LU Blog

Author Heather O’Neill promotes literacy

After taking part in our “Under the Cover” event, author Heather O’Neill joined Global News senior anchor Jamie Orchard to discuss how and why she became involved with the literacy program. For those who might have missed it, Heather’s post-event interview with Jamie is right here …              

Board of Directors and Committee Openings

Literacy Unlimited is a charitable, not-for-profit community organization that is volunteer-driven and dedicated to changing lives through improved adult literacy.  For over 35 years now, we are the only adult literacy organization serving the West Island of Montreal. We are looking for a volunteer to join our Board of Directors and we welcome new members for […]

Job Posting: Coordinator, Community Programming and Outreach

Please read who we are:  Literacy Unlimited (“LU”) is a non-profit, English-only literacy centre for adults. Based in the West Island of Montreal, we are dedicated to changing lives through improved adult literacy. For 35 years we have been recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, numeracy and computer skills. We […]

So, what is dyslexia exactly?

There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings about dyslexia. Many believe that anyone who reverses letters when reading or writing is dyslexic, however this simply is not the case. Children and adults who are dyslexic have learned to avoid reading. It makes them anxious and uncomfortable. Reading comes naturally to some, but for those with dyslexia […]

Do your financial literacy skills make dollars and cents?

November is Financial Literacy Month across Canada. Financial literacy is a set of skills that a person needs to make informed decisions about their personal finances with the resources available. Household debt is currently at an all-time high and Canadians simply aren’t saving like they used to. It’s no secret that financial problems can also […]