Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC)

Yamaska Literacy Council: Our stories - the first 30 years, 1981-2011 (2011)

This document was prepared to mark the 30th anniversary of the Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC), which serves English-speaking adults in the western part of Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The organization was established initially as the Townshippers Reading Council and was one of the founding members of Literacy Volunteers of Quebec.

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2011-11-08

Wills - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students better understand some basic legal concepts concerning wills.

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2007-09-28

Wills - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills.This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about wills. It helps individuals with low literacy skills to understand what wills are all about and answers such questions as "What is a will?" "Who can make a will?" and "How can I make a will?

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2007-09-28

Employment Law & Labour Standards - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and then understanding the legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students understand some basic legal concepts relating to employment and the workplace.

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2007-09-27

Employment Law & Labour Standards - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and then understanding the legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. This manual uses simple language to help students understand some basic legal concepts relating to employment and the workplace.

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2007-09-27

Health Law - Tutor Manual (2006)

Individuals with weak literacy skills often lack the resources, skills and confidence to seek out and understand legal information that will help them exercise their rights. Without this information, individuals are often prevented from making informed decisions about issues that affect their lives, such as matters concerning their health and health care.

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2007-09-26

Health Law - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Without this information, individuals are often prevented from making informed decisions about issues that affect their lives This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about health care and patient rights.

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2007-09-26
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