Links and Digital Pamphlets

The following documents contain information regarding health issues, recent Québec health legislation, and booklets related to caregiving and end of life, that were prepared by our partner, Mégantic English-speaking Community Development (MCDC).

Health and Wellness
Repertory of Resources Related to Health (Santé Québec)
Traveling Out-of-Region for Health Reasons

End of Life
Bill 52 Dying with Dignity
What to do in the Event of Death

Health Ministry Information
Québec Health and Social Services
The Québec government has a number of health and social services programs whose purpose is to ensure the welfare of its residents. The website offers a range of information in English.

Healthcare System User’s Rights
The RPCU (Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers) keeps a website with information on the rights of health and social services patrons in Québec. They also hold an annual Users’ Rights Week in September.

Health Canada
The federal ministry’s website offers information on food and nutrition, drugs and health products, health concerns, healthy living and more.

Help Lines and Phone Numbers

Info-Health: 811

Community services: 211

General Information and Help Lines

Alzheimer Society: (800) 616-8816

Canadian Cancer Society: (800) 321-1433

Canadian Medic Alert: (800) 668-1507

Diabetes Québec: (800) 361-3504

Lupus Canada: (800) 661-1468

Multiple Sclerosis Society: (800) 565-3000

Parkinson Foundation: (800) 565-3000

Québec Cancer Foundation: (800) 363-0063