LU Blog

Chapters Gift Card Purchase

Thank you to everyone who showed up at Chapters to support our shopping event to celebrate International Literacy Day.  If you missed it, you can still donate by purchasing a gift card.  Here’s a little tutorial if you’re having difficulty. Chapters Gift Card Purchase    

Volunteering for Literacy

We are very proud to have so many amazing volunteers.  In this video clip, volunteer Darla Orchard talks to Global’s Laura Casella about her work with Literacy Unlimited.

I Am Dyslexic

I AM DYSLEXIC is an animated student film about a young dyslexic child who falls into a world made entirely out of books. Johan is alone in the environment, and he is forced to climb a mountain representing the workload that the education system puts children through. This film is made by a large team […]

Job Posting: Program Coordinator (Learning for Life)

Who we are: Literacy Unlimited (“LU”) is a non-profit, volunteer-based, West Island community organization dedicated to empowering adults through improved literacy. For 35 years we have been recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, numeracy and computer skills. We also provide learner enrichment activities, adult education centre assistance programs, and community […]

Tessa & Scott

This blog has nothing to do with literacy.  It has to do with skating, ice dance figure skating to be more specific. There are horrific things happening in the world and I still can’t get Florida out of my head.  I am reminded once again that we have to take the time to appreciate the […]