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August 27, 2020
Due to the labour shortage, employers are struggling to find ways to attract suitable job candidates. To support the company’s efforts at attracting talent and retaining as many staff members as possible, the Human Resources team at Le Groupe Maurice has developed a new employer brand. We spoke to Anne Grenier, Vice President Human Resources... Read More
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September 25, 2020
The extended Groupe Maurice family extends a warm welcome to a new team member: Patrick Foy, general manager of VAST, the brand-new seniors residence in Sainte-Julie, which will be opening its doors in late 2020. During our meeting with Mr. Foy, we discussed his preparations for this new professional and personal challenge under less-than-ordinary circumstances. Here... Read More
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September 9, 2020
Hearty Tofu Chili Soup   INGREDIENTS (serves 4)   454 g (1 lb) firm tofu, cut into small cubes 540 ml (19 oz) stewed tomatoes 540 ml (19 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 red pepper, diced 1 medium-size onion, minced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 celery stalks, diced 1 litre (4 cups) of chicken stock 60 ml (4 tbsp) olive oil... Read More
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August 20, 2020
The restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have raised social awareness of the key role played by seniors, particularly in the area of volunteering. How many organizations had to suspend their activities because there were no volunteers available? Fortunately, we know that we are slowly but surely on our way back to “normal” and that... Read More
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August 13, 2020
Le Groupe Maurice is conscious of the fact that the state of our planet is one of the major challenges facing society today. All over the world, environmental movements are coming together with an ambitious commitment to creating a positive social impact. So what can a company do to create a positive impact for the... Read More
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August 12, 2020
Maple-glazed salmon filet with citrus fennel salad   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) To prepare the salmon 4 fresh salmon filets (around 120 g per serving) 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp. maple syrup 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. lemon juice Salt and pepper To prepare the fennel salad 2 fennel bulbs ½ red onion 1 pink grapefruit... Read More
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August 11, 2020
Basking in glorious sunshine, the residents of Le VÜ residence and their guests gathered on their specially decorated balconies to kick off the fifth anniversary celebrations for Le Groupe Maurice’s facility in Sherbrooke.   In operation since 2015, Le VÜ quickly left its mark on the Sherbrooke region thanks to its strong community involvement, spearheaded... Read More
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August 10, 2020
It’s been common knowledge for years, and it’s backed by scientific literature and research: socialization is essential to individuals’ physical and mental health. This concept is all the more important among seniors since they suffer the ill effects of loneliness all too often. A study conducted by market researcher Léger on happiness among the elderly... Read More
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August 10, 2020
According to the French children’s song, “Un kilomètre à pied, ça use, ça use!” (“Walking a kilometre wears out your shoes”). Your footwear may end up showing a bit of wear and tear, but walking is actually a very good form of exercise! And for Le Groupe Maurice residents, walking is definitely one of their... Read More
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July 28, 2020
This vegan shortcake earned sous-chef Laurence Belli-Paquette of the Le Gibraltar residence a spot in the semi-finals of the 2020 La Toque culinary competition. The participants each received a mystery box of ingredients and had to make a dish featuring tofu. Laurence, with the help of Le Gibraltar chef Sébastien Communal, came up with a... Read More
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July 16, 2020
Chicken Enchilada Bowls   INGREDIENTS (serves 4)   To prepare the Mexican rice 1 cup parboiled rice 1½ cups water ½ cup tomato juice 1 tbsp Mexican chili powder 2 tbsp vegetable oil Salt and pepper   To prepare the enchiladas ½ Spanish onion, diced ½ green pepper, diced 2 chicken breasts, diced 1 tbsp... Read More
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