In 2011, I moved from the Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa, where I hold a Canada Research Chair in Creative Practices and Well-being.
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New arts workshops for women with cancer

Following a successful round of workshops in October 2017, we are now offering a new series of workshops facilitated by artist Mary Pfaff.  Please email Viviane Grandpierre for more details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Free lymphedema toolkit now available

hand with compression garmentTogether with Dr. Ryan Hamilton at the University of New Brunswick, we have just launched a new lymphedema toolkit, designed to help support those living with lymphedema after cancer.  The toolkit is available at no charge and includes a video, handbook, and PowerPoint presentation.  Although the materials were created for use by small groups, individuals may also work through the materials independently.

For more information, visit 

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Art & Cancer Workshops - Spaces still available

There is still room for a few more participants in our project exploring the potential benefits of art for women with cancer. No artistic experience required!  All supplies will be provided and there is no cost to attend.  

For more information, please see our poster: Art_and_Cancer_Poster_Oct_2017.pdf

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