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Employment income of a minor child

(June 26, 2020) Depending on their age and maturity level, a minor can perform certain acts alone, without permission from their parents. This includes getting a job, provided it doesn’t interfere with their studies or affect their health or personal development. Among other things, a 16‑year‑old can work as a day camp counsellor, a restaurant employee, a grocery store cashier, or a lifeguard at the local pool.

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Because, together, we’re stronger than abuse

(June 15, 2020) June 15 marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Together, we can make a difference by reporting cases of abuse. The Québec government defines abuse as an act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.

Read more Because, together, we’re stronger than abuse.

Staying safe this summer

(June 10, 2020) With the warm weather here again, even incapable people are struck by the urge to get moving, get outside, and plan a holiday! But, amid the COVID‑19 pandemic, there are a few precautions they need to take to make sure they stay safe this summer.

Read more Staying safe this summer.