2014-03-20 | Press release
They have committed to not smoking until April 11

Montreal, March 20, 2014 – For the past 3 weeks, 19,000 Quebec smokers have taken up the 15th Quit to Win! Challenge. By registering, they committed to not smoking for at least 6 weeks, between March 1 and April 11. In return, they receive free support in order to maximize their chances of success… and also stand a chance of winning one of numerous prizes! Read more

2014-02-24 | Press release
Plus de 450 municipalités et communautés locales s’engagent à promouvoir un mode de vie sain et physiquement actif!

Montréal, le 24 février 2014 – Alors que les inscriptions à la campagne provinciale battent leur plein, un nombre record de 459 municipalités et communautés locales prennent part au volet Municipalités et familles du Défi Santé 5/30 Équilibre. Créé en 2011, ce volet du Défi Santé invite les acteurs municipaux et des communautés locales à faire la promotion d’un mode de vie physiquement actif et d’une saine alimentation dans leur milieu. Read more

2014-02-19 | Press release
The Quit to Win! Challenge offers you free support and the chance to win one of numerous prizes!

Montreal, February 19, 2014 – There are only ten days left to register for the 2014 Quit to Win! Challenge. The campaign, which invites Quebec smokers to quit for at least 6 weeks, will take place from March 1 to April 11, 2014. Smokers who wish to take up the Challenge have until March 1 to register by visiting www.quitchallenge.ca. Read more

2014-02-17 | Press release
Hurry! There are only two weeks left to register!

Montreal, February 17, 2014 – Eat better, get more active, and sleep better—that's the message being sent out this year by the 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge team! The campaign—back for year 10—encourages Quebecers to improve their lifestyle by making a commitment to achieve three goals for six weeks, from March 1 to April 11. Registration is open at www.healthchallenge.ca until March 1st. Free support and prizes are available to all participants! Read more

2014-01-22 | Press release
All Quebecers are invited to register today

Montreal, January 22, 2014 – The 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge, the largest public health campaign in Quebec, is back for its 10th year! Mélanie Maynard, actor, TV host, and the campaign’s spokesperson, invites all Quebecers to improve their lifestyle habits by taking up the 2014 Health Challenge. You can register today at HealthChallenge.ca. Read more

2014-01-07 | Press release
Smokers are invited to take up the challenge of a lifetime for the occasion

Montreal, January 7, 2014 – The Quit to Win! Challenge is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, the campaign invites Quebec smokers to take up the challenge of a lifetime: to quit smoking for at least 6 weeks, from March 1 to April 11. Registrations will take place on quitchallenge.ca up to March 1st. Read more

2013-11-04 | Press release
The dangers of second-hand smoke are well-known today. Let’s take action to protect our children!

Montreal, November 4, 2013 – In Quebec, 70,000 children under the age of 12 are still regularly exposed to second-hand smoke at home or in the car. An unacceptable situation, because the dangers of this toxic smoke to the health of children, little known a few decades ago, are today clearly proven. Read more

2013-10-30 | Press release
A new name and a new identity to mark ACTI MENU’s 25th birthday

Montreal, October 30, 2013 – ACTI MENU today officially became Capsana, in a rebranding that reflects the evolution of the organization’s spectrum of services and activities over its 25 year history. Its new name, logo and website were unveiled this morning. Read more

2013-10-03 | Press release
An innovative project by ACTI-MENU, made possible with the support of Santé des Populations and funding from AstraZeneca

Montreal, October 3, 2013 – ACTI-MENU is pleased to announce the development of the Let’s Discuss Health program, produced in collaboration with Drs. Marie-Thérèse Lussier and Claude Richard of the Primary Care Research Team at the CSSS de Laval. Scheduled to launch in September 2014... Read more

2013-09-18 | Press release
Les municipalités du Québec sont invitées à promouvoir les saines habitudes de vie auprès des jeunes dans le cadre du Défi Santé 5/30 Équilibre, volet Municipalités et familles.

Montréal, le 18 septembre 2013 – Le ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire, la Fédération québécoise des municipalités, l’Union des municipalités du Québec et ACTI-MENU sont heureux d’inviter les municipalités et les communautés locales du Québec à participer en grand nombre au Défi Santé 5/30 Équilibre 2014, volet Municipalités et familles. Initiée par ACTI-MENU et rendue possible grâce au soutien et à l’appui financier de Québec en forme... Read more