Guignolée canceled for Dr Julien in Quebec

Due to the anticipated dangerous weather conditions and for the safety of all, the trip to the Social Center for Children of Quebec, which was to take place on Saturday, December 11 at about twenty intersections, was unfortunately canceled.-Can we read the press release.

This ad represents $ 50,000 that we will not be able to raise in the street. $ 50,000 to be used to provide care and services to children who need it mostThe organization adds.

This is a dire situation for an organization that is slowly recovering from the effects of the pandemic. This amount represents the alimony of a hundred children.

Quote from Press release from the Quebec Children’s Social Center

Due to this cancellation, the organization is asking citizens to donate online.

The event took place in Lévis

However, volunteers will be on the ground in Lévis to collect donations for the benefit of children.

For now, everything is preservedMaud Julian, MD, executive director and nurse practitioner at Levis Pediatric Social Center.

In Quebec, volunteers collect donations for the Guignolée du Dr Julien (Archives).

Photo: Radio Canada / Marc-Antoine Lavoie

This is good news, given that 2021 has been a difficult year for families. All the needs are aggravated. What we had before in small quantities, now we have it for all our familiesMrs. Julian explains.

The learning, socialization and mental health of many children have been affected over the past year. Needs Really double[s] through our families, as you say.

Icy wind and rain

Freezing wind and rain warnings are in effect for the greater Quebec City area on Saturday.

millimètres","text":"On attend de la pluie verglaçante samedi après-midi et ce soir. Les quantités de verglas seront de l'ordre de 2 à 5 millimètres, localement jusqu'à 10millimètres"}}">Freezing rain is expected Saturday afternoon and overnight. The quantities of ice will be of the order of 2 to 5 millimeters, locally up to 10 millimeterssays Environment Canada.

Surfaces, such as roads, streets, sidewalks and parking lots, can become icy and slippery. Adapt your driving to changing road conditionsMeteorologists have warned.

The wind is southwesterly, with a maximum speed of 100 km / h this evening and overnight. Its intensity will decrease early Sunday morning.

Quebec City wants Take back control of the sidewalks

Quebec City announced Friday that it will ban street parking during the blizzard this weekend, not to clear snow from the road, but to preserve sidewalks.

The municipality wishes to test a new, more flexible de-icing technique upstream to prevent the accumulation of ice on the sidewalks.

The on-street parking ban will be in effect from Saturday evening or Sunday evening, depending on the evolution of precipitation.

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