Masks and Personal Protection Items from the HSSQ

As part of their ongoing efforts to inform and protect vulnerable groups in matters of mental health and quality of life, last week the HCGM Social Service department distributed packages with protection products against COVID-19 to the elderly residents of the Foyer hellénique. This activity took place in the courtyard at the entrance of the…


Our School Permit Renewed for Four Years

We are very pleased to inform you that the Ministry of Education  (MÉES) has confirmed that École Socrates-Démosthène’s permit has been renewed for an unprecedented 4 years. We were also informed that our request to offer 4-year-old preschool educational services (pre-kindergarten), under MÉES was also accepted at all campuses. The renewal for four years is the maximum duration awarded by…


St Jean Baptiste Greek Virtual Festival (Video)

Why a virtual festival? Listen to Aphrodite Stathopoulos, HCGM Vice President and Chair, South Shore Regional Council tell us how from bad comes good and why we should never take for granted how important our connections are. #wegotthis If you have not already done so, please consider a donation to the HCGM South Shore. Click…


HCGM Reopens its Churches

It is with great enthusiasm that the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal reopens its churches, but with specific, cautionary controls.  Volunteers will be on hand in every church to assist you in doing your part in maintaining these protocols. Please be mindful of this and follow their directions. What Should You Do for Your Part? BEFORE…


The HCGM South Shore Panigri Goes VIRTUAL!

For 38 years, the St-Jean Baptiste Greek Festival on the South Shore of Montreal has been the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal’s “kick-off to summer” event. Anyone that has been to this festival has no doubt felt the warmth, contagious enthusiasm and great spirit of collaboration that goes into this event. It’s hard to imagine…


The HCGM Keep the Faith During COVID-19 Fund

From the onset of this crisis, the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal has remained committed to its mission to preserve and perpetuate the Greek Orthodox faith in Montreal. Six weeks ago, the Quebec government began implementing restrictions to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic, our churches closed to the public and thousands of people in our…


Message from the General Director of École Socrates-Démosthène

Dear Parents and Friends, Following the Minister of Education’s announcement for the gradual reopening of schools across Quebec over the next few weeks, we are very aware that there is still a lot of anxiety as you consider sending your children back to class. École Socrates-Démosthène will be welcoming its students as of May 19, 2020. Taking into account…